Roger Harvey & The Wild Life
Coming of age in Pennsylvania’s snowbelt and traveling with bands since before he was a teenager, Harvey began cutting his songwriting teeth in his early 20s as Dandelion Snow while laying down new roots in Kings County, Brooklyn. Relocating back to his home state in 2010 to form the punk act White Wives, he quickly began collecting new material.
After befriending producer/multi-instrumentalist J. Vega in 2012, the two decided to hole up for over a year in Vega’s studio, dubbed The Wilderness, to piece together their collaborative album, entitled Twelve Houses, with the help of nearly a dozen friends and local music makers. The Wild Life is the result of that process, starting as a single recording session and evolving into the accidental formation of a live band. Harvey and Vega convened with drummer Erik Pitluga and bassist Josh Hovanec to bring the songs to the stage.Roger Harvey & the Wild Life have partnered with Wild Kindness Records to release a series of limited 7″ singles, culminating in the release of their full-length album later this year. Twelve Houses will be available everywhere September 2014.