Just turned 18 years of age, Los Angeles based singer Mason Summit is set to release his sophomore album titled Loud Music & Soft Drinks on the 11th November 2014. The new album features James King, who instantly became a friend of Mason’s after discovering him on YouTube. Mason started making music at a very young as since the age of 13, he played in venues in LA, sounds exciting doesn’t it!
“There’s a grace in his pen and vocal expression that shows a mature artist in the making.” – Music News Nashville
His first album Absentee was released in 2012 and since then, it has received praise from online/print publications including the likes of The Examiner & Musicians Magazines. Songs from Absentee have been featured on internet and FM radio shows, including David Lynch’s Transcendental Radio.
Watch: Mason Summit- “I’ve Never Surfed”
Loud Music & Soft Drinks was self produced with the help of John Groover McDuffie working on the engineering, mixing and mastering.Summit played a number of instruments on this album including electronic & acoustic and bass also included is a whole group of talented musicians.
McDuffie, who has been Rita Coolidge’s guitarist for many years. Zander Schloss (Circle Jerks, The Weirdos) returns to play bass on a few songs, as does Jason Chesney (Old Californio). Also with the help of both Shawn Nourse (I See Hawks in LA, Dwight Yoakam) and Lynn Coulter (Rita Coolidge, Carole King) on drums, and Carl Byron (Bo Diddley, Tony Gilkyson) on keys. James King of Fitz & the Tantrums makes a guest appearance on the song “Right Mind”, arranging and playing on a 3-saxophone-horn section. He also jumps in to play flute on “Kaleidoscope”.
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