*The Following Press Release Was Issued By Earshot Media*
|Welcome Rock/Blues/Soul Musician Harlis Sweetwater To The My Grito Roster|
4-Song EP ‘Diesel Dirt & Spit: Vol 1’ Out Now
New Single Featuring David Hidalgo (Los Lobos) and John Doe (X) Coming Soon
|Playing The Mint (Los Angeles) on November 27|
|“He’s one of the most confident guitarists and singers you’ll ever hear and the strength in him has to be experienced to be fully appreciated. Sweetwater makes your average rocker sound like a folk singer in comparison and his magic is his ability to make anyone who hears him want to get up.”- Rock and Blues Muse|
“If the aim of an artist is to grab the listener’s attention immediately, Sweetwater succeeds with this one.”- Glide Magazine
Photo: Steve Allen
|Harlis Sweetwater is an independent national touring artist from Orange County, CA. His music is founded on Rock, Blues and Soul music, however his influences and inspirations range from Hip Hop and Reggae, to Jazz and Country music as well; And as Harlis puts it: “All music is SOUL music.”|
Harlis released three albums under Harlis Sweetwater Band, which appeared on iTunes Top 200 best-selling albums charting in the top 200 blues charts in the US, Ireland, Sweden and New Zealand. His single “All Tore Up” reached #64 on iTunes singer/songwriter chart. Aside from headlining venues and festivals across the US, he has been direct support for such notable artists as Jimmy Vaughan, ZZ Top, Los Lobos, George Thorogood, Blues Traveler and more.
Now as a “solo” artist, Harlis is moving forward with his music and vision with no limitations. In September 2021, Harlis released an exciting new 4-song EP, Diesel Dirt & Spit: Vol 1 and will be releasing Volume 2 soon after, as well as an upcoming single featuring David Hidalgo/Los Lobos and John Doe/X set for release in early 2022 on recently signed indie label My Grito Industries.
Stream Diesel Dirt & Spit: Vol. 1 now on all streaming platforms and see Harlis Sweetwater perform on Saturday, Nov 27th at The Mint in Los Angeles. Tickets at www.themintla.com.
Buy Tickets – https://wl.seetickets.us/event/Dennis-Jones-w-Harlis-Sweetwater-and-T-Bear/446543?afflky=TheMint&fbclid=IwAR3tmNbNzyLiv3cQGQMG63MszP6sTzrS3Zt7vw7yVgGaGvQl_9RVdiVdxlE
About Diesel Dirt & Spit: Vol 1
Recorded in Santa Ana, CA at Sound Asylum Studios, Diesel Dirt & Spit was recorded live in two 6-hour sessions. The songs offer up true gritty and dynamic Rock N Roll with a heavy bluesy edge. Harlis says of the music – “I’m proud that we did this one live with no overdubs. We simply pressed record and played our asses off. We then picked the best of the two or three takes of each song. It’s raunchy and raw and real. I allowed myself the freedom to throw my heart and soul into my guitar playing and singing by leaving in any imperfections, which I feel only added more would and vibe to the songs.”
Spotify – https://open.spotify.com/album/4t7i1LxVPPHJxzTktBvav6?si=bwWNSg2pT6ehX61_kg1zWg
Apple Music – https://music.apple.com/us/album/diesel-dirt-spit-ep/1583528918
Amazon Music – https://amzn.to/3GsORkB
YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/c/HarlisSweetwaterBand