released 17 June 2012
A Hopedale, MA native, Jason has been writing and recording since 2003 when he released his first full length album "Long Way Down." Since then, he's spent his time touring and releasing subsequent albums before settling down long enough to make "Radio Dial," in which he enlisted the help of friends Austin Nevins (guitars) and Sam Kassirer (keys), both members of Josh Ritter's Royal City Band, as well as David Dawda (bass) and Joel Arnow (drums).
Self-produced at Vanity Sound in Brooklyn, NY, Jason and engineer Myles Turney began by recording live to analog tape, giving the foundation of the album a scrappy, raw quality, evocative of roots-based albums like Lucinda Williams' "Car Wheels On A Gravel Road," or, the more modern day, Wilco’s “Sky Blue Sky.” Yet, the songs also contained big, melody-driven, pop ambitions in the vein of records like Counting Crows’ “August and Everything After,” or The Wallflowers’ “Bringing Down The Horse”— song-centric 90’s rock records that occupied Jason’s world when he was a teenager growing up in a small mill town. However, rather than grapple with these two divergent influences, Jason strove at the outset to make a record where they both could sit side by side at the same musical table. It was in that spirit that “Radio Dial,” Jason’s fourth album, was born.
Engineered and mixed by Myles Turney at Vanity Sound in Brooklyn, NY
Mastered by Alex DeTurk at Masterdisk in New York, NY
Produced by Jason Myles Goss
Jason Myles Goss – Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Rhythm Guitar on “Home,” Tambourine on “Black Lights”
David Dawda – Electric Bass, Upright Bass
Austin Nevins – Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Baritone Guitar, Lap Steel, Banjo, Baritone Ukulele, Omnichord, Glockenspiel
Sam Kassirer – Piano, Organ, Accordion, Fender Rhodes, Vibraphone
Joel Arnow – Drums, Tambourine, Shaker, Vocals on “New York City”
Myles Turney – Vocals on “New York City”
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Banner Photo and Album Photography by Doug Seymour
Album Design by Jason Kenison
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