MP3 The Stalking Horses - This Is Your Signal
Intelligent songcraft, muscular guitars, catchy hooks, blissfully ragged melodicism, and straight-up rock and roll.
12 MP3 Songs
ROCK: Modern Rock, ROCK: Roots Rock
So, what is a stalking horse? A “stalking horse” is a candidate initiating debate and challenge, to benefit a third party. The beneficiaries in this case are the audiences, loyal fans and strangers alike. With their lyrical crunch, muscular guitars, and irresistibly catchy hooks, The Stalking Horses are a recent addition to the dynamic Beechfi elds family.
The Stalking Horses were born all because former Disappear Records recording artist Sarah Pinsker got tired of playing solo, plugged her acoustic guitar into a DOD stompbox and recruited a band from the DC post-punk scene and the Baltimore rock clubs, combining intelligent songcraft, “blissfully ragged melodicism” (Baltimore Magazine) and straight-forward rock & roll.
Sarah assembled a band of Baltimore and DC rockers including Jes Welter (her collaborator and co-conspirator since college days), Tony Calato, and Chris Plummer (formerly of The Shelleycoats and June Star). The current lineup has been playing clubs and festivals for almost two years now, with highlights including Baltimore’s Artscape, Houston Pride, and Seattle’s Rockrgrl Conference. The Stalking Horses have gained a reputation for their energetic live show, playing bills from New York to Texas with Antigone Rising, Michelle Malone and more.
After working in the studio on and off for the past year, The Stalking Horses are excited and ready to release their first full-length recording on The Beechfields Record Label. The band’s live energy is transformed into a massive wall of studio sound that propels singer Sarah Pinsker’s road-worn tales of fragile and enchanted characters enacting a dream rehearsal of your
The new record is for fans of The Afghan Whigs, Lucinda Williams, Neil Gaiman, and Regina Spektor - full of heartbreaking melody and joyful noise. We suggest you buy bigger speakers - you’ll want to play it loud.