Robert Wynia and The Sound with guests
Friday, Jul 21, 2017 9:00 PM PDT
(8:00 PM Doors)
Star Theater, Portland, OR
21 years and over
Robert Wynia and the Sound perform the songs of Robert's recently released record, "Brave the Strange," as well as songs from his solo and Floater records.
With an acclaimed history as the front-man and creative force behind Floater, Robert Wynia released his second full length solo album, titled Brave the Strange, on April 21, 2017. The new album explores change, loss, and new beginnings, all with a luscious backdrop of warm strings, vintage keyboards, and rich, melodious vocals. Featuring some of the Pacific Northwest's best and most loved musicians, Brave the Strange delivers a unique and cinematic musical landscape. Songs ranging from roadhouse blues-style Americana to hypnotic ambient soundscapes to classic album rock flow seamlessly together and leave the listener wanting more. Fans of Roger Waters, Ray LaMontagne, The Doors, and Fleetwood Mac will fall in love with Brave the Strange.
Robert Wynia is based in Portland, Oregon, producing and performing acclaimed rock and pop music, and has influenced the Northwest music scene for over 20 years. Brave the Strange was recorded at Wynia's own Curiouser studios, and Mazinga Studios in Portland and will be released on Cavity Search Records (Elliott Smith, Hazel, Heatmiser, and The Helio Sequence).
Reviews for "Brave the Strange"
From "In Music We Trust" "With his enchanting voice and delicately beautiful words, Wynia delivers the intensity and passion that Floater fans have grown to love, without the loud rock behind him, which is no small feat for any songwriter, especially one so acclaimed and revered by his adoring rock fans.
From Portland Radio Project: “Sublime, sweet perfection. One of the most gorgeous and musically sound collections of songs in some time. There's a Bowie-esque vibe to the vocals and the playing by this talented bunch blew me over. in a good way. So good to be in the presence of such sonic beauty”
From 10 Minutes With: “Brave the Strange is hauntingly beautiful”
From HITS In The Sticks: “An unavoidable presence you don’t want to turn away from”