The Redding Brothers

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The Redding Brothers
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The Redding Brothers at Union Station, Nashville, TN
Background information
Also known as Redding Brothers, Redding Bros.
Origin Charleston, West Virginia
Genres Pop rock
Indie rock
Alt Rock
Christian rock
Rock music
Rock & Roll
Rock[1]
Years active 2003–present
Labels Brick & Stone Records
Website http://www.reddingbrothers.com
Members Lawrence Micah Redding
Josiah Monroe Redding
Gabriel Micaiah Redding
Notable instruments
acoustic guitar
drums
Piano
Bass guitar
Synthesizer
Human voice
Djembe
Digeridoo
Cajon
Congas
bongos
Harmonica
Electronic keyboard
12 String Guitar
Resonator Guitar
Electric Guitar

The Redding Brothers are an indie rock trio from Nashville, Tennessee composed of brothers Micah (b. November 1981 in Charleston, West Virginia), Josiah (b. August 1983 in Charleston, West Virginia), and Gabriel (b. February 1987 in Seattle, Washington) Redding [2] The band is most known for their "Song of the Week" program in which the band members wrote, recorded, and released one new song each Saturday night at midnight for a complete year.

Since their inception, the band has produced 2 studio albums (a third is in progress), 4 EPs, and 2 singles, in addition to their 52 “songs of the week” (released progressively in digital-only format across 4 volumes). They have toured relentlessly since late 2003, having performed well over 320 dates as of this writing. The band performs mainly on the college and military circuits, and has toured all over North America, Southwest Asia, and parts of Africa.

The brothers are sons of Church of Christ minister Lawrence Redding, are all vegetarians, passively promote libertarian politics, and regularly delve into the philosophical in their music, lyrics, and album titles.

Their songs have been televised on NBC's WTAP-TV 5 and CBS's WOWK-TV 13 as well as heard on many radio stations including "The Cutting Edge" WMUL-FM 88.1, "Electric" WVSR-FM 102.7, "ZRock" WZJO-FM 94.5, "Festival of the Arts" on WCTC-AM 1450,[3] and WKLC-FM 105.1. Their music has been featured and reviewed in many publications, including Marysville Globe, Arlington Times, West Virginia Gazz,[4][5] Voiceboxx, Vibe, Bowling Green Daily News,[6] Bellingham Herald, Shoreline Ebbtide,[7] Charleston Daily Mail,[8] The Parthenon,[9] Charleston Gazette, Huntington Herald-Dispatch,[10] Kanawha Metro, Putnam Metro, Putnam Herald, Putnam Post, The Putnam Standard,[11] All The Rage, Nashville Scene, and more.

In addition to regional and national tours of festivals and college campuses, the band tours internationally in support of the United States military through an association with Armed Forces Entertainment.[12]

Micah is a member of ASCAP performing rights society.[13] Josiah and Gabriel are members of BMI.[14][15]

Discography[edit]

  • Feel, digital single [1] August 8, 2008
  • Song of the Week Volume 4, 2008
  • Song of the Week Volume 3, 2007
  • Song of the Week Volume 2, 2007
  • Song of the Week Volume 1, 2007
  • The Physics of Immortality, March 9, 2007[16]
  • Oakwood (single), [2] February 24, 2006
  • SNOW (EP), December 15, 2005
  • Wisdom from the Green Shag Carpet, June 22, 2005[17]
  • Sneak Peek, April 15, 2004
  • Roughdraft, October 3, 2003

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Allmusic". Retrieved 2008-04-16. 
  2. ^ "The Redding Brothers Biography". Archived from the original on 2008-03-13. Retrieved 2008-04-16. 
  3. ^ "Festival of the Arts on WCTC-AM 1450". Retrieved 2008-04-16. 
  4. ^ "Gazz interviews The Redding Brothers". Retrieved 2008-04-16. [dead link]
  5. ^ "Gazz reviews The Redding Brothers". Retrieved 2008-04-16. [dead link]
  6. ^ "Bowling Green Daily News". Retrieved 2008-04-16. 
  7. ^ "The Shorline Ebbtide". Retrieved 2008-04-16. 
  8. ^ "Charleston Daily-Mail Mention". Retrieved 2008-04-16. 
  9. ^ "The Parthenon". Retrieved 2008-04-16. 
  10. ^ "Herald-Dispatch Reports on the Redding Brothers". Retrieved 2008-04-16. 
  11. ^ "The Putnam Standard". Retrieved 2008-04-16. 
  12. ^ "AFE, Armed Forces Entertainment". Retrieved 2008-04-16. 
  13. ^ "ASCAP". Retrieved 2008-04-16. 
  14. ^ "BMI - Josiah". Retrieved 2008-04-16. 
  15. ^ "BMI - Gabriel". Retrieved 2008-04-16. 
  16. ^ "Charleston Daily-Mail". Retrieved 2008-04-16. 
  17. ^ "West Virginia Gazz CD Review". Retrieved 2008-04-16. [dead link]

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