ROCK - Folk/Americana
The Notebenders. Completely new, totally familiar.
Combining Tex-Mex, Blues, Rock and Rockabilly into a unique combination of American tone and sound.
The Notebenders have a New 10 song CD. Produced by Bob Griffin, of the BoDeans. Mastered by Dan Harjung, of Narada Records.
The Notebenders are a State of Wisconsin,Waukesha county, based band that strives to hold itís deep passion for the American music genre. The band has been writing songs over the past five years, but this latest collection of 10 songs shows the melting pot of influences that the group has brought to its songwriting.
Pete Llanas heads up the group with a soulful voice. Plays guitar, with a Straight Ahead rhythmic style. And uses Hohner blues harps, his influences are Little Walter and Sonny Boy Williamson. He has played in roots rock bands over the years, but the Notebenders are his opportunity to exhibit his songwriting ability.
Larry Ripani also writes and sings back up and Lead vocals. He plays lead guit