• Laugh at Linus •
Indiana folk roots and a love for harmonies, along with a soulful but slightly anxious vocal intonation, Laugh at Linus is a singer-songwriter who won't stop until he takes over the world.
• Sam Densmore •
My voice is pretty and sort of scratchy at the same time. I strive to write concise songs with catchy melodies around subject matter that most people can relate to. I like to tell stories and sing with feeling. My singing and song writing are frequently compared to Michael Stipe (REM), Mtn Goats, Elliot Smith, Cat Stevens, David Bowie, Neil Young and John Lennon.
• Curtis Irie & Morgan Smith •
There is a highly original energy fueling Irie Idea. Curtis Irie and Morgan Smith both grew up playing punk because it was fast, loud and against the grain of mainstream music. Along their journey they have matured and learned about music. These days the boys subscribe to educating themselves on roots music while making contributions to it’s ever-growing evolution and progression.
The full sound of Irie Idea comes from only two members. Keeping up traditional blues and rocksteady values while adding in the best of ska, punk and funk would be a feat for a traditional four-piece band. Somehow, Irie and Smith bring a bright brass section, bouncing bass and vocal harmonization without sacrificing intricacy or intensity
• Colin Fisher •
• Gabe Auen •