As Balto Heads on Tour with their Latest Album ‘Strangers’

Balto is a quick on the trigger, Folk, Country, Blues, Gospel, Bluegrass, and many other eclectic sounds. Their style delivers that American roots sound with its larger-than-life rock’n’roll. Coming out of the Portland area, bringing us their unique stylings on this LP which is sure to leave you wanting to listen to Strangers on repeat. Balto’s blues electric guitar shreds throughout the album beautifully accompanied by the Hammond Organs, delivering the perfect amount of psychedelic, and unleashes a complex attack on the drums help blend a spiritual force that ignite in your soul.

Notable tracks on the Strangers LP include the following:

Midnight – The guitar riff comes in takes you on a corkscrew of emotion. You feel angst and pain yet it’s beautiful. The drums perfectly accentuate the flow of the track; they beat harmoniously side-by-side with guitars and sousaphone taking you down the rabbit hole giving this track is a deep rich bass eerie sound that cuts into your ears like a warm knife throughbutter.

Star of Bethlehem– This gut wrenching track draws on the darkness and solitude of some type of addiction and/or relationship taking us to the depths of our breaking point. You are placed in a black and white world of discomfort that still comes through like a shining star, bright and beautiful. Somehow, this track is oddly comforting with its uncomfortable lyrics and has quickly become a favorite.

One Night Show – The album closes with a ballad that is simplistic yet harmonious with its guitar and drums coming in at times getting loud and soft allowing you to sink into the lyrics and the vocals. A beautiful instant of Alt-Country Gospel yearning for your soul to take it all in. The final verse ends with In some bed awake at night where distant lovers lie/Say ‘it’s a perfect one night show’/
It’s the one thing I’ll remember when I finally go.

Balto’s Strangers has that Indie feel that you can pop this album in and go for a drive down the coast and enjoy the ups and downs and feel the love and raw emotions it throws at you. All while saying I’m progressive and complex you cant time stamp me. The rich 70s blues it gives you with the guitar twang and the raspy voice gives the feel of a young joe cocker. Just brilliant.

Balto members include:

Daniel Sheron – Vocals, Guitars
Luke Beckel – Guitars, Vocals, Pump Organ
Seth Mower – Drums, Vocals, Percussion
Devon Hoffner – Bass, Vocals

Strangers features:

Adam Finger – Keyboards, Organ, Piano, Vocals
Philippe Bronchtein – JUNO, Rhodes
Tim Shrout – Sousaphone on track 4
Ally Hall, Moorea Masa, & Mel Guérison – Provide Backing Vocals on tracks 1,5, & 10

Arranged by Balto
Songs by Daniel Sheron (SESAC)
All Songs © On the Rails Music (SESAC)
©℗ 2017 Total Reality Meltdown
www.baltoamerica.com
www.totalrealitymeltdown.com

Catch Dan Sheron of BALTO Live:
4/6 – NYC – Rockwood Music Hall
4/9 – Charlottesville, VA – The Garage
4/10 – Raleigh, NC – Pour House
4/12 – Athens, GA – Caledonia
4/13 – Birmingham, AL – The Moonlight on the Mountain
4/14 – Nashville, TN – The Family Wash
4/15 – Hattiesburg, MS – The Porter Public House
4/18 – Denton, TX – TBA
4/19 – Austin, TX – Carousel Lounge
+ more TBA

Shop Deadpool tees in our officially licensed Marvel store!

Leave a Reply

Animation/Anime Interviews Animation/Anime News Animation/Anime Reviews Film/TV Interviews Film/TV News Film/TV Review
boruto
VIZ Media Acquires The Rights To BORUTO: NARUTO NEXT GENERATIONS Anime Series

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields...

The Circle
‘The Circle’ is a Disconnected Tech Drama

Technology has become an increasing part of our life over the...

tubi tv
Tubi TV Adds VIZ Media’s Complete BLEACH Anime Series To Stream

Tubi TV, the largest truly free Internet TV network with no...

Enabled Gaming Gaming News Gaming Reviews
No Preview
Star Wars Battlefront II Release Date, Single Player Campaign, and More Announced by EA

EA Announces Star Wars Battlefront II Release Date and More Star...

Through The Ages Expansion
Lloyd Kauffman Confirmed For Starring Role In Motörhead: Through The Ages Expansion Pack For Victor Vran

Lloyd Kauffman Confirmed For Starring Role In Motörhead: Through The Ages...

Mr. Shifty Review
5.3/10
Mr Shifty Review

Mr Shifty Review Mr Shifty Review: Mr. Shifty is action-packed with...

Comic Creator Interviews Comic/Graphic Novel News Comic/Graphic Novel Reviews Manga News Manga Reviews Novel/Novella Author Interviews Novel/Novella News Novel/Novella Reviews
REVOLUTIONARY GIRL UTENA
VIZ Media Releases Landmark REVOLUTIONARY GIRL UTENA Manga Box Set

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields...

tokyo ghoul
VIZ Media Expands TOKYO GHOUL Catalog With A New Original Novel Release

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields...

studio ghibli
VIZ Media Announces New Studio Ghibli Full-Color Picture Books

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields...

Apparel/Personal Maintenance News Apparel/Personal Maintenance Reviews Entertainment Product News Entertainment Product Reviews Food/Beverage Reviews Hardware News Hardware Reviews Mystery Box News Mystery Box Reviews
QcK Prism
SteelSeries Brings Gamers the World’s First Dual-Surface RGB Illuminated Mousepad – The QcK Prism

SteelSeries Brings Gamers the World’s First Dual-Surface RGB Illuminated Mousepad –...

Solo Everyday Max Backpack Review
The Backpack That Fits My Life – Solo Everday Max Backpack Review

A backpack that finally fits my 6-foot 4-inches spatial needs every...

EIROA The First 20 Collection has begun Shipment on the Colorado

From C.L.E. Cigar Company – April 21, 2017 (Miami, FL) –...

Arena Football Automotives MMA, Kick Boxing & Boxing Professional Wrestling
Full Bellator 178: Strauss vs Pitbull 4 Weigh-In Results & Photos

UNCASVILLE, CONN. (April 20, 2017) –The official weigh-ins for Bellator 178:...

Bellator 176 and Bellator Kickboxing 5 Weigh-In Results and Photos

All Photos Credited to Bellator and Lucas Noonan. TORINO, ITALY –...

Combate Americas Adds Women’s 105-Pound Bout for the April 20 Card in Tucson, AZ

NEW YORK – April 6, 2017 – Combate Americas announced today...

Adult Continuity Comics on the Can Cultural Junk Drawer Future Comic Rock Stars Is That Racist? Revisiting the Reviled THAT'S NOT ROTTEN! The B-Reel The Cantina Scene This Week in Crowdfunding What the HELL Did I just...?
Adult Continuity Issue Nine – Ten Inch Mutant Ninja Turtles

The porn parody has a long, hard, turgid and difficult to...

DC’s New Aqualad is ‘3-Pages of Gay’

3…2…1…Okay, now that the Social Justice Warriors who have only read...

12 Incredible Assyrian Women Around the World (Reposting)

March commemorates Women’s History Month in the United States of America,...

Event News Event Reviews
anime expo
Anime Expo Will Welcome 110,000 people to LA Convention Center July 1-4

Anime Expo (AX) celebrates its 26th year bringing anime characters to...

Romy and Michele Reunite on Stage

This summer something exciting will be happening… Romy And Michele’s High...

Blackheart Burlesque
Artistically Exotic and Downright Sexy – Suicide Girls Blackheart Burlesque

Your cosplay fantasies come to life, but way better and sexier...

Gaming Uncensored Toon-In-Talk
Gaming Uncensored: Year in Review 2016

A look back at the year in gaming.

Gaming Uncensored Roundtable: December 2016

December’s roundtable discusses story in games with Chad, Josh, and Spencer....

Gaming Uncensored: Podcast #349

Jamie reflects on some of his time with the HTC Vive....

Music Interviews Music News Music Reviews
Prince’s ‘Deliverance’ Reminds Us of Who We Lost

On Friday, April 21st, it will be one year since we...

As Balto Heads on Tour with their Latest Album ‘Strangers’

Balto is a quick on the trigger, Folk, Country, Blues, Gospel,...

Lebanese Englishwoman, Nadine Khouri Lulls you with ‘The Salted Air’

There is something fitting about a woman who’s last name translates...