Hometown Rockers Make Good After New EP | Sound Stories & Interviews | Bend | The Source Weekly - Bend, Oregon
The Source Weekly’s reporting is made possible by the power of your support. Be a part of it!
Search
Settings
Pin It
Favorite

Hometown Rockers Make Good After New EP 

Forbidden Place Records picks up Scary Busey's latest project, "Tower Peeler"

Some musicians have been taking this time at home to work on new music or stream shows out to the public. Others have been working on other facets of the industry they otherwise might  not have time to accomplish.

For local band Scary Busey, it's been the latter. We wrote about the release of the band's new EP "Tower Peeler" last month, which at the time was available for free to accommodate music listeners during the pandemic. Now, things have changed for the band, with Forbidden Place Records out of Denver deciding to pick the project up. Turns out, business for Scary Busey hasn't been so bad.

click to enlarge Scary Busey in better days, playing at the Volcanic Theatre Pub. - KYLE SWITZER
  • Kyle Switzer
  • Scary Busey in better days, playing at the Volcanic Theatre Pub.

"It's a good feeling to have support from people who understand music. They are a rad record label that supports some really rad bands, including my other band The Kronk Men," guitarist Jake Spece told the Source. "It's rad to at least have digital support because in these times its the quickest way to get it to the listener."

People can purchase "Tower Peeler" for whatever price they name through the label. Seriously. There's no minimum—but if these early digital sales go well, it could mean CDs and potentially a vinyl release.

"If it sells well enough to get a physical release, that would be fantastic. And it gives people more of an opportunity to have a little, interactive, physical piece of what we do. I've never downloaded a song in my life, so a physical release, to me, is the way it's done," said vocalist Tim Vester. "It means that someone can grab the recording and experience it as I have always experienced the music I love. I am really stoked to have had it happen!"

"I agree with these (Vester's) sentiments," added drummer Jamie Sykes. "Getting some vinyl would be killer!"

For those interested, Purchase "Tower Peeler" here.

About The Author

Isaac Biehl

Isaac is living proof that "Iowa Nice" is actually a thing. A journalism graduate from Iowa State University, he regularly writes about music, the outdoors and the arts/culture scene. Isaac loves the Trail Blazers, backpacking and a good IPA. He plans to one day win Survivor. Your move, Jeff Probst...
Pin It
Favorite

Speaking of...

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Readers also liked…

  • Triple Whammy

    Triple Whammy

    Eric Leadbetter helps bring joy to the music scene, food industry and hospital workers with the St. Charles Meal Mission
    • Jun 1, 2020
  • Life in the 'Badlands' ▶ [with video]

    Life in the 'Badlands' ▶ [with video]

    Casey Parnell's debut solo album is set to the background of nature
    • Jul 29, 2020
Today | Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri | Sat
Sunday Jazz at Maragas Winery featuring Lisa Dae Trio

Sunday Jazz at Maragas Winery featuring Lisa Dae Trio - Maragas Winery

Sundays, 1-4 p.m. Continues through Oct. 31
Submitting an event is free and easy.

Newsletter Signup

Get Central Oregon daily news
directly in your inbox

Get Social

Latest in Sound Stories & Interviews

More by Isaac Biehl

Want to advertise with us?

For info on print and digital advertising, >> Click Here

© 2021 LAY IT OUT INC | 704 NW GEORGIA AVE, BEND, OREGON 97703  |   Privacy Policy

Website powered by Foundation