Franklin for Short

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Franklin for Short is an indie band from Ventura, California that touts a folky-beach sound. Current members include Seth Pettersen, Trevor Beld-Jimenez, Bryan Russell, Brian Granillo, and Matt Barks. They have been supporting acts for artists such as Kings of Convenience,[1][2] The Mother Hips, and Sherwood. Franklin for Short has released seven albums in their six-year existence[3] and are currently signed to Beehouse Records.[4] Trevor Beld-Jimenez is also the singer and songwriter of Tall Tales and the Silver Lining.[2][5] Seth Pettersen also has a musical side project known as Seth Pettersen and The Undertow.[2][3] Franklin for Short has been on hiatus since 2010.

History[edit]

Franklin for Short was started by Seth Pettersen and Trevor Beld, who had been playing music together since the 1990s. Pettersen wrote a demo of 12 songs, which featured Beld on bass. The band emerged from the coffee shop scene, eventually forming into a quintet.[2]

Discography[edit]

  • Wildcat (2002)
  • Lovesick Mistress (2004)
  • In the Dark (2004)
  • The Gift Curse (2005)
  • Swell (2008)
  • Dark Cloud (2010)
    [6][7]

Members[edit]

  • Seth Pettersen - vocals, guitar
  • Trevor Beld-Jimenez - bass, vocals
  • Bryan Russell - guitar
  • Brian Granillo - drums
  • Matt Barks - keys

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