AMATEUR BLONDE sounds like (in no order): Radiohead, Elliott Smith, Strokes, & The Beach Boys.
‘Amateur Blonde’ is the (band articulated) music of Ryan Roger O’Toole (RRO), a singer/songwriter originally from Phoenix, Arizona, now living in New York City. Formerly a film & television editor with experience in Sound Recording / Foley / SFX work, RRO made the transition back into composing music in March of 2010, after scoring one of his short 35mm optically-printed films, ‘Keep the Home Fires Burning’. This film went on to play nationally in many film festivals, including (most notably): ‘Ann Arbor Film Festival’, ‘Atlanta Film Festival’, and the ‘Mill Valley Film Festival’.
RRO has 10 years experience in music (prior to film), as a drummer, bassist, guitarist and pianist. He performs regularly at Pete’s Candy Store and Spike Hill open-mics. AMATEUR BLONDE has performed more than 30 shows with a full band and Ryan continues to play drums for The Downward Dogs, Nik Westman and the New York Plains, and lead guitar/piano/organ for Matthew O’Toole. AMATEUR BLONDE is releasing his first full length record in over 10 years JUNE 22nd, 2012 (previous recordings now lost). Please click on the ‘MUSIC’ page for to HEAR THE MUSIC.
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|Amateur Blonde||United States||New York||New York||Sidewalk Cafe (Ave A / 6th Street)||Jun 22, 2012|
|Amateur Blonde||United States||New York||Long Island City||LIC Bar||Jun 25, 2012|
|Amateur Blonde||United States||New York||Long Island City||LIC Bar||Jul 04, 2012|
|Amateur Blonde||United States||New York||Brooklyn||Spike HIll||Jul 28, 2012|
|Amateur Blonde||United States||New York||Brooklyn||Bar 4||Aug 31, 2012|