Hunt Sales has grown up in show business. He’s the son of legendary comedian and actor, Soupy Sales, and he’s played drums on stage since he was a teenager. He’s collaborated with the likes of Iggy Pop – he played drums on ‘Lust For Life’, and Todd Rundgren’s Top 20 classic, ‘We Gotta Get You A Woman’. He’s played with Bootsy Collins, and was one of the founding members of 80s experimental band, Tin Machine, which was fronted by David Bowie.
If you can get Iggy Pop to appear in your video then you know you’re onto a good thing, and a lot of people are going to be paying attention to your clip. Iggy is a fan of the music of Death Valley Girls, and so was only too happy to star in the video for their latest track, ‘Disaster (Is What We’re After)’.
Subversive New York City singer songwriter Ten Ton Man has been compared to Nick Cave by the likes of Huffpost, No Depression and Big Takeover with his blend of dark Americana and unhinged blues. We can also hear shades of Lou Reed and Iggy Pop in his rich rounded vocals and tongue-in-cheek lyricism, particularly in ‘Dangerous Women & A Desperate Man’, the title track to his EP which was released on September 29.
Room Full Of Strangers have found themselves compared to the likes of Mac Demarco and Modern Lovers’ Jonathan Richman, to The Dictators, and other proto and early punk bands. They’ve even been called a tougher DEVO – high praise indeed. Regardless of all this, Room Full Of Strangers are rock and roll all the way through to their bones – taking their approach to life as well as their music.