Been a long time coming and the wait was definitely worth it. Amazing guitar work but for me the drumming on this record stands out the most. Excellent from start to finish and beautiful sax solo on that second track. Defs one of my favourite records this year. \m/
Favorite track: Space Shaman.
Drums, vocals, and keys recorded by Mario Ramirez at Sonic Ranch Recording Studios in Tornillo, Texas (May 2019)
Woodwinds, setar, guitar, vocals, and bass recorded by Sorush Ranjbar in Austin, Texas (June 2019)
Guitars and bass re-amped by Scott Evans at Antisleep Audio in Oakland, California (October 2019)
All songs mixed by Scott Evans at Antisleep Audio in Oakland, California (October 2019)
All songs mastered by Brad Boatright at Audiosiege in Portland, Oregon (November 2019)
Granite Hands is
Sorush Ranjbar - lead and rhythm guitar, bass, setar, ableton stuff, vocals
Cesar De Los Santos - drums, vocals
Keys on song 1 written & performed by Melissa Soto
First guitar solo on song 1 written & performed by Owane
Saxophone solo on song 2 written & performed by Ashton Roberts
Artwork by Josiel Correa
Big thanks to Tyler Saucier, David Cisneros, Obed Rodriguez, Ashton Roberts & Erik Wisloff for bringing Granite Hands to life and onto the stage. We also want to thank Scott Evans, Mario Ramirez, and Brad Boatright for going all out to make this record sound the way we had envisioned. Thanks to Tony Rancich & Sonic Ranch Studios in Tornillo, Texas for working with us and letting us crash at the studio when we were on tour. Thanks for Jeremy Link for being the gatekeeper on the sound. Last but not least, thank you to everyone who listens to Granite Hands.