- Member #
- Member since
- 29 Feb 2008
- Last activity record:
- Active over 1 month ago
- Instruments played:
- Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - General, Rhythm Guitar, Vocalist - Soprano, Vocalist - Tenor, Vocalist - Baritone, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Background Singer, Vocalist - Alto
- Classic Rock, Acoustic, Alternative/Modern Rock
- Screen name:
- Rowlett, Texas, 75088
- 44 years old
- Level of commitment:
- Very Committed
- Years playing music:
- Gigs played:
- Under 10
- Tend to practice:
- More than 3 times per week
- Available to gig:
- 6-7 nights a week
- Most available:
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Rhythm Guitar, Drums, Bass Guitar, Acoustic Guitar.
Sw!tch-Tone is a dynamic and diverse combination of model/singer Sw!tch and guitarist Tone D. Farkas.
The groups sound is a unique combination of Concrete Blond; alternative-rock Indie, Britpop sound with The Pretenders; classic /hard rock, and electronica/dance style.
Sw!tch began her career as a full-time fashion model and actress. The Finnish-American beauty from Leominster, MA -Made the Switch to singing in the eighties where she sang for High Voltage (1985 thru 1989) and for Mantes (2004 thru 2005).
She has also had the opportunity to work with, Jerry Impini of Strangleweed and with rappers Jay D. the Kidd for Mike Jones, and Dub ZZ a.k.a. CuZZ/The Grim Reaper and did a single performance of Hit Me With Your Best Shot with Pat Benetar at the well-known, Dallas nightclub Blind Lemon.
Sw!tch currently resides in Rowlett, Texas and models for the fine folks at Hell Razor Customs and NASCAR (Ryan Newman, Marlboro, Penske racing teams), Bass Pro Shops, and Toyota.
Tone D. was born and raised in Lehigh Valley, PA and currently resides in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
The guitarist has close to 30 years experience and has opened for such acts as; Molly Hatchet, Head East, J. Price Michaelson / Puritan Magazine, and The Outlaws.
The twosome released their debut, STEELSOUL / Make The Switch in 2007. It featured some of their separate solo hits such as Sw!tchs Sickened, Kingdom of the Moon, and Mr. Two-Faced as well as Tone D.s One Left One Behind, When Its All Said And Done, and Power of the Wind.
Sw!tch-Tone are currently mastering their second EP, Little Secret.
Concrete Blonde, The Pretenders, Pat Benetar, Melissa Etheridge, Joan Jett, The Eurythmics and more
*Marshall & QSX Power Amplifiers -
*Jackson, Fender, BC Rich, & Dean Electric Guitars -
*Kona & Takamine Acoustic Guitars -
*M-Audio & Digitech Condenser Microphones -
*Sony Noise Reduction /Amplifier Headset/phones
*Sessions, MixCraft 4 & Fruity Loops/FL Studios Recording Software -
*SoundTech Mixer/Boss Effects -
*Yamaha Speakers -
*AutoTune 5 Voice Distortion/Regulator & Booster