Music Industry News Network [02-15-2015]

Brill - Fish Out Of Water Release


May 1, 2015 (Los Angeles, CA) — The Los Angeles based indie-alt-acoustic duet Brill release their 10 track debut album Fish Out of Water today on for physical and digital purchase of $12.97.

Fish Out of Water is a predominately upbeat album that ranges between whimsical surf pop, alt-rock ballads and even jazz with unique instrumentation on xylophone and ukulele. “O Song” was released as Brill’s first single from the album along with an official music video on Youtube. The song has been featured on several programs including JVonD Radio in Boulder, CO, MuseBoat Radio in Las Vegas, NV, The Soupy Gato Show in The Netherlands with syndication in the UK and The Daily Dose on The Insomnia RadioNetwork.

Brill is British slang for “cool” and the name of the flat fish which is the group’s logo. Brill is the current collaboration between singer-songwriters Brooke Trout ( and Dave Strauss ( Dave Strauss has released nine albums on his own label Flat Cat Records. He was a founding member of the experimental band X-CEPTIONS as well as a member of the critically acclaimed Jeannie Willets Band. He was also the former host of Flat Cat Radio where Brooke was a monthly co-host. Dave previously performed and recorded with Brooke Trout and The Anchormen on the album Networth. Brooke Trout has released three albums to date which have made playlists in major markets across the country. She has performed at several historic venues including The Roxy Theatre, The Viper Room and House of Blues. Her last music project Chasing Windmills with the band The Red Herring made the WPNR, WXIN and The Deli Magazine charts.

Brill has performed live in support of nonprofits including Foodshare and the San Fernando Valley Arts Council since the group’s formation in 2013. "Brill means little fish . . . and let me just say, these two have some SERIOUS guitar skills, and their voices have a beautiful blend." -Linda Geleris, Founder of Songnet (

For further information, contact Brooke Trout at (818) 564-5644.



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