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Music Releases (more headlines) 12-11-2012

Oakland Songwriter Pete Ahonen Releases Debut CD ‘In The Blood' On Lost Monkey Records

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Website: http://lostmonkeyrecords.com
Oakland songwriter Pete Ahonen is proud to announce the release of his debut album, “In the Blood” (Lost Monkey Records). Featuring nine original acoustic songs, the recording showcases Ahonen’s ability to paint vivid pictures of characters wresting with faith, love and the law, in words and music. Combining the sensibility of Townes Van Zandt with Shane McGowan’s authenticity, Ahonen sings in a rough-edged voice that suggests long dusty roads, cigarettes and late nights on the outskirts of town. Accompanied by bassist Andrew Gibson, and occasionally swapping his guitar out for a banjo, Ahonen’s songs are in turns moody, hopeful and filled with caution.
Growing up in the East Bay not far from where he now lives, Ahonen’s mother gave him a guitar when he was 10 and he immediately took to the instrument. As he wrote short stories in tandem with his guitar studies, he fell in love with songwriting. Inspired by hearing Jimmie Hendrix for the first time, Ahonen realized his own unique voice had a place and soon began to write songs in earnest.
Now known for his energetic and engaging live show, Ahonen’s performances soon caught the ear of local audiences as well as that of the Lost Monkey Records label. The Hayward-based label signed Ahonen in 2011as its first artist with an eye toward bringing Ahonen’s voice to a larger audience. The release of “In the Blood” follows on the heels of Ahonen being tapped to write a song for the Music for Pixels Charity EP project in effort to raise awareness and end violence against women.

'In the Blood’ was recorded by Mike Stevens at Lost Monkey Studios, Hayward, and released by Lost Monkey Records December 2012.

For more information, visit www.peteahonen.com; www.lostmonkeyrecords.com and write Michelle Stevens at michelle.mrdeza@gmail.com; phone (510) 686-3256

About Lost Monkey Records

Mike and Michelle Stevens founded Lost Monkey Records in 2011 with a mission to help great artists make and distribute their original music. A lifelong professional musician, Mike possesses a deep understanding of what makes songs and artists great. Michelle’s passion for music started early growing up in the Bay Area surrounded by the sounds of folk, metal, classical, pop and jazz, and progressing into event production and artist management. Having worked on all sides of the music business, from performance to artist development, record and tour production, they founded Lost Monkey Records to create an artist-friendly hub for creators of great music and the people who listen to it.
For more information, please contact michelle.mrdeza@gmail.com and visit www.lostmonkeyrecords.com

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