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Edge Of The Woods
E.P Release Party

Butler’s Reef, oakura – august 15th
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“Engaging with live audiences is where Edge Of The Woods thrive and deliver their organic sound.”

As a trio, the band creates surprising and diverse arrangements combining guitar, bass and drums.  Wes James leads the songs on acoustic guitar along with a deep baritone voice that ranges from gravelly rumbles to contemplative crooning.  Jarrod Hooper brings a wealth of experience and precision on the drumkit with tight beats and grooves. Being the youngest member, Matthew Mahood adds an energetic playfulness on the bass guitar to complement the trio.

Edge Of The Woods has recently released two singles (Lost Cowboy and Eruera) in the lead-up to their debut EP Lookin’ for Somthin’.  Lost Cowboy, tells the story of a hesitant young soul searching for meaning in the chaos of the modern world.  Eruera is a ballad and tribute written in loving memory of Eruera Tuhura Mita [1973-2016].

Through a combination of folk, alt-blues and roots, Edge Of The Woods weave stories about love, loss and life to create soul-stirring music.  Formed on the rugged west coast, below Maunga Taranaki, the shifting landscapes are reflected in their music as they blend genres and grooves to deliver touching ballads, swampy blues, untamed folk, and tellurian roots.

“Engaging with live audiences is where Edge Of The Woods thrive and deliver their organic sound.”

As a trio, the band creates surprising and diverse arrangements combining guitar, bass and drums.  Wes James leads the songs on acoustic guitar along with a deep baritone voice that ranges from gravelly rumbles to contemplative crooning.  Jarrod Hooper brings a wealth of experience and precision on the drumkit with tight beats and grooves. Being the youngest member, Matthew Mahood adds an energetic playfulness on the bass guitar to complement the trio.

Edge Of The Woods has recently released two singles (Lost Cowboy and Eruera) in the lead-up to their debut EP Lookin’ for Somthin’.  Lost Cowboy, tells the story of a hesitant young soul searching for meaning in the chaos of the modern world.  Eruera is a ballad and tribute written in loving memory of Eruera Tuhura Mita [1973-2016].

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