Singer-songwriters Casey Wickstrom and Taylor Rae are becoming a member of forces for the discharge of their highly-anticipated single “Post,” which dropped on all streaming platforms on March 26. The only has had an extended and distinctive journey to its ultimate stage, creating a way of emotional funding for each the artists concerned and their followers. Initially written by Wickstrom in 2010, “Submit” is a musical story a few nuclear holcaust, set to a melodious, indie-folk lullaby. Ten years later, Wickstrom met well-known Santa Cruz singer-songwriter Taylor Rae and instantly knew her voice can be good for a brand new, definitive model of the track.
Wickstrom confronted many life modifications from the conception to the delivery of “Submit.” The aftermath of a close to loss of life automobile collision with a drunk driver in 2011 despatched him spiraling into 4 years of drug habit, PTSD, and suicidal despair. Lastly in a position to get clear in 2015, Wickstrom continued to increase on an achieved catalogue of music, writing, and movies. In 2020, Wickstrom and Rae raised over $3,500 from followers for the recording and promotional points of the discharge. “Submit,” even in its demo type, was a favourite track of Wickstrom’s listeners, who eagerly pitched in to the brand new challenge. Taylor’s musical sensibilities and expertise—she was Santa Cruz’s Nextie Musician of the Yr—together with Wickstrom’s expertise and musical imaginative and prescient for the track, created an ideal match for the tune. Collectively, the 2 introduced “Submit” to a brand new degree, with lush three- and four-part harmonies, for a musical association that’s as transferring as it’s stunning.
Casey Wickstrom is a multi-instrumentalist and dwell looping artist, vocalist, music producer, author, and movie editor. He sings and performs guitar, lap slide guitar, cigar field guitar, bass, harmonica, and different devices. Born in Northern California, Wickstrom was raised within the small mountain city of Durango, Colorado, the place he was influenced by the sounds of Paul Simon, Ben Harper, in addition to the Purple Sizzling Chili Peppers. A full time musician, he’s launched 5 studio albums, and an extended record of singles, dwell recordings, and EPs. His songs have charted on Apple Music Blues charts, and he has been named among the many High 100 Unsigned Artists by Music Connection Journal. He’s additionally a broadcast writer, writing extensively on his web site weblog. In his spare time, he teaches guitar, yoga, and mindfulness lessons in Silicon Valley, CA.
Taylor Rae is a guitarist/singer/songwriter born and raised within the mountains of Santa Cruz, California. She has constantly been releasing albums and singles since she was a sophomore in highschool. Now at 27, Taylor has discovered a approach to modernize her distinctive 60s & 70’s impressed sound whereas mixing jazz, psychedelic people and traditional blues/rock right into a melting pot of natural music she calls “Soul and Roll”. In 2017 she was awarded the Santa Cruz NEXTies “Musician of the Yr.” She is a full-time performer – averaging 200 exhibits per 12 months. She now resides in Austin, Texas and has immersed herself within the dwell music scene there. She is at present recording a self-engineered and produced acoustic album that can embrace thirty authentic songs.