KEVIN MORBY – ” A Take Away Show ” La Blogotheque

Posted: February 5, 2015 in ALBUMS, MUSIC
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Kevin Robert Morby is an American musician. He is best known as the former bassist of Woods, and the songwriter and guitarist of The Babies. He released his debut solo album the wonderful  “Harlem River” in 2013, and his second album “Still Life” in October 2014.

17-year-old  Kevin Morby dropped out of Blue Valley Northwest High School, got his GED, and moved from his native Kansas City to Brooklyn in the mid-2000s, supporting himself by working bike delivery and café jobs.

He later joined the noise-folk group Woods on bass. While living in Brooklyn, he became close friends and room mates with Cassie Ramone of the punk trio Vivian Girls, and the two formed a side project together called The Babies, who released albums in 2011 and 2012.

Following his move to Los Angeles, Morby recorded a collection of songs with Babies producer Rob Barbato which were intended to be an homage to New York City. Released in 2013 by Woodsist Records, the eight-song collection was called “Harlem River and became Morby’s debut as a solo artist. The album also features drummer Justin Sullivan (The Babies) as well as contributions from Will Canzoneri, Tim Presley (White Fence), Dan Lead, and Cate Le Bon.

While on tour, Morby wrote songs that were later featured on his second album, Still Life“. The album was once again produced by Barbato and released on October 14, 2014

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