- Member #
- Member since
- 8 Oct 2008
- Last activity record:
- Active over 1 month ago
- Alternative/Modern Rock, Acoustic, Classic Rock
- Screen name:
- Las Vegas, Nevada, 89101
- 62 years old
- Level of commitment:
- Very Committed
- Years playing music:
- Gigs played:
- Over 100
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Poppermost is an original indie pop rock music band based in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, created on Jul 4, 2001 by Alex Oliver and Roy Rendahl.
We stopped playing live about 5 years ago and just write and record now, as well as working with outside musicians and singers in person and through the web with our TriPops Music Production service to help them produce their musical dreams.
The Poppermost name originates from the early Beatles' inspirational call and response, "Where are we going lads?... To the toppermost of the poppermost!"
Poppermost pop rock music band: http://www.poppermost.com/
TriPops music collaboration creation & recording: http://www.tripops.com/
Trimordial Studio Las Vegas - Audio Video Graphics Web: http://www.trimordial.com/
Alex's influences include: The Beatles, R.E.M., The Beach Boys, Queen, Wilco, Oasis, classic '60s AM and '70s FM, The Who, Carol King, and Burt Bacharach and Hal David.
Roy's influences include: Bruce Swedien, Roger Nichols, Bob Clearmountain, Dave Rat, Bob Ludwig, Jimi Hendrix, Rolling Stones, The Who, Santana, Fleetwood Mac, Hank and Cupcakes, The Joy Formidable, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, and NPR's "Song Of The Day" (on some days).
Some people say that Poppermost sounds like: The Turtles, The Beach Boys, Harry Nilsson, Simon & Garfunkel, Queen, Elliott Smith, Elvis Costello, The Kinks, Paul McCartney, The Hollies, The Beatles, Traveling Wilburys, Oasis, The Who, Electric Light Orchestra, and Wilco.
32-track Protools LE with MBox recording and iZotope Ozone mastering on an Apple MacBook Pro. Shure SM57s, SM58, SM81s, and other mics. Monitoring is with Shure SRH840, Sennheiser HD425, Sony MDR-7506, and Koss Pro4AAA+ headphones; and JBL 10" 3-way studio speakers with two 600 watt Carver amplifiers. Samson 2-channel direct box. Mid-'80s Fender Jazz and Allied Radio 1967 bass guitars with Gallien-Krueger bass amp. Fender Strat electric guitar with Zoom EFX pedal. Sigma by Martin acoustic guitar. Yamaha DJX synth and DTXpressIII electronic drum set. Tascam DA-30 DAT recorder (semi-retired). Tascam 688 cassette 8-track mixer/recorder (retired). TEAC A-4070G stereo 1/4" reel-to-reel tape deck (still kicking). JBL 3-way PA speakers - 15", 12", and horn (for sale).
Members Of Band
Poppermost (ASCAP) is the creation of Alex Oliver and Roy Rendahl. I used to play bass in our live band, now I just record and master our music in my Trimordial Studio Las Vegas. Alex is a singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist performing (and teaching/coaching) vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, piano/synth, bass guitar, and drums. We don't use midi programming or Auto-Tune.