Meet The Team
Davy has been an original artist from the day he learnt 4 chords, he started writing & never looked back. After playing the guitar for 20+ years finding song writing & production to be his strength. Davy's first band INDIFFERENCE had been together for 15+ years we they toured the country relentlessly, ROCK N ROLL debauchery at its finest \m/ they still get together from time to time.
Davy went from there to studying contemporary music and performing arts achieving a diploma from this his next band came together. BAD OLIVE they recorded their first single with Rikki Morris & video with Andrew Beattie.
Davy's latest project RED LIGHT RUNNERS has been running for the past three years and are currently working on a new record which will be the third release for RLR.
they influences for Davy are the blues from the early 1900’s right through to current times as well as Punk, Metal, Jazz and contemporary music in its entirety. I am influenced by art as I am a genuine creative.
Outside of music Davy is a race car driver with many accolades to his name.
Chookpea, Nesian Mystik , Foxymoronz, Aunty's Garage, Bangers and Mashups, 3 blind mice, David Haslett Music, & Josh Leys.
From the age of eight Sofi has been playing musical instruments starting with piano, guitar and bass before finding his soul in the drums. Outside of music Sofi loves cooking, painting telling dad jokes to his two kids and spending time with his family.
Carl is an Auckland based bass player, playing for 27 plus years, he has done numerous gigs and tours over this time throughout the country.
Carl is a total gear head and loves the ever-evolving technology behind audio.
Carl works in the professional audio field in sales and also conducts training on professional audio products uses and best practices.
Carl’s passion for recording music has seen him record many bands in his private studio over the last 15 + years, he also has a huge passion for location recording and has recorded many live performances for numerous bands.
Carl likes to take risks with his playing, and mostly plays 6 string Warwick basses.
selected Coyote Ugly star LeAnn Rimes and American Idol winner Scotty McCreery along with NZ artists Brendan Dugan, Gray Bartlett, Jodie Vaughan and Eddie Lowe as the ‘Legends’; along with Vodafone Music Award finalist Tamie Neilson and the ever-popular The Warratahs.
Greg on the side has a passion for playing the Ukelele and has played for a number of years. This is the first time Greg has recorded in a Studio.
Greg out side music is currently the manager of NZ's most famous Speedway track and events park Western Springs. Prior to this Greg managed huge events like the Pukekohe and Hamilton V8 Super Car rounds and the 50th anniversary of V8 Super Cars Bathurst Round to name a few
Antony Pickard (Ants)
Ants is a Christchurch based vocalists/guitarist who has played in many top bands over the years including, Wellington based band 'SLAM', Auckland based band 'KICK' and currently Christchurch bands Headrush and 'My Famous Friends'.
He has opened for bands like The Feelers, Exponents, Pointer Sisters, Op Shop including spending five years playing the music circuit in south East Asia and Europe working closely with musician over there.
Some of his musical influences would include bands like U2, The Cure, Nivana, Guns'n'Roses, Pearl Jam, Sound Garden, Foo Fighters, The Beatles, The Eagles to name a few.
Antony has been singing and playing guitar for over twenty years, he has also had a long and successful career in session work lending his voice to a large variety of jingles, ads and albums.
In the arena of accolades: Andrew produced Palmetto State Quartet’s first “number one” charting Gospel song. He has been a featured columnist for America’s largest Gospel Music publication, The Singing News Magazine, and is honored by the Gospel Music Association as a Hall of Fame inductee for his association with the Kingsmen Quartet. Andrew was voted by the readers of The Singing News Magazine as one of Gospel Music’s Favorite Musicians for ten consecutive years. The Southern Gospel Music Association has also recognized Andrew as one of the top five pianists in America.
Andrew’s network television appearances include INSP, TBN, The Nashville Network, CMT, GMT, Sky Angel, CBN, and World Harvest TV. Andrew has performed on the Grand Old Opry television broadcast, and at the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Marsden's career spans four decades, and during that time he has played thousands of concerts in New Zealand and introduced several generations of New Zealanders to the blues. He was voted New Zealand Entertainer of the Year in 1990, and his 1991 album Burning Rain later went gold.
Marsden has toured the USA four times, and each time he has played with and befriended artists such as Little Willy Foster, Bobby Mack, Ronnie Taylor, and Australian Dave Boyle. He has encouraged all these artists to tour New Zealand, and thus broadened New Zealanders' appreciation of blues music. Marsden was a student at the University of Mississippi in 1996, from where he graduated with a Diploma in Southern Studies, and more recently he has tutored at Waikato Institute of Technology in "Bluesology".
In 2006 Marsden was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to music.
Marsden was a friend of Stevie Ray Vaughan; upon living in Texas at various times he would stay at Vaughan's house for months on end. He toured with Vaughan a few times, playing harmonica
With the album Feel Real (Phonag) 2008 began her musical solo career. Back in the Days (Nation Music, 2010) marked another step in the maturity of the singer-songwriter. The single release remained around 80 weeks in the Swiss Airplay Charts. In March 2011, Caroline Chevin was awarded the Swiss Music Award for Best Breaking Act.
Subsequently, Chevin signed with Sony Music, who released the third solo album Hey World on February 15, 2013, The 13 songs were written by Chevin in 2012 together with songwriter Sékou Neblett (Freundeskreis, Joy Denalane) and producer Philipp Schweidler (Seven, Marc Sway).