Bayonne From The Beauty Of 'Primitives' To Life On The Road
Wed, 06 Apr 2016 09:12:49
Austin, Texas’ Roger Sellers, aka Bayonne, creates lush soundscapes that seem to come straight from the cineplex. He’s not a DJ. Rather, he’s a multi-instrumentalist who has mastered the art of looping to such a point that despite being the only person on stage, he seems as if he’s conducting an entire orchestra - one that includes all the wondrous sounds of nature.
His debut album under the name Bayonne, Primitives, is the result of over five years of songwriting and recording. He captures inspiration from everywhere he goes, yet manages to string it all together with shrewd continuity and without the slightest wrinkle in composition.
ARTISTdirect’s Christopher Friedmann caught up with Roger Sellers to discuss Primitives, lonely life on the road, and what it's like having everyone think he’s a DJ.
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