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Taylor and the Pretty Noises


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In 2016, San Francisco-based guitarist and singer-songwriter Joel Alan Taylor formed a new trio in San Francisco with two of his favorite musicians, whom he's dubbed the Pretty Noises.
Cole Bailey (Novato, CA) on drums and Sebastian Strugholtz (Berlin, Germany) on bass have solid musical personalities and carry songs with an easy rock n' roll attitude. Taylor and the Pretty Noises are intent on fresh classic rock grooves, and the songs are centered on witty lyricism and a contempt for pop structure, along with an obvious love of fuzz and melody.
Joel Alan Taylor graduated Joel Alan Brenneman from Hempfield High School in Lancaster, PA in 2007. After developing his music on a small island off the coast of Rhode Island for a few years, Taylor relocated to San Francisco in December of 2014, and a few months later released an acoustic studio record, "FTM", that was recorded in SF with recording engineer Bozho Lasich. A second project, also created with Lasich, was a guitar-heavy 3-track EP named "Taylor", released July 2016. ​
Taylor had also been equally immersed in his rock band, The Cooper Taylor Project, founded by he and fellow San Francisco songwriter Ethan Cooper in October of 2015, until Cooper left San Francisco for Massachusetts after a year and a half. With the Cooper Taylor Project and quite a few solo acoustic performances behind him, Taylor is anxious to really stretch his legs with the Pretty Noises. Their debut LP will be printed on vinyl this summer.<br>


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