credit: Kamilo Bustamante
With two backpacks and one guitar, brother and sister Connor & Karlee Hormell found themselves living in a camper van in the backcountry of New Zealand in November of 2016. Luckily, the Sacramento, CA natives found just what they were looking for, a new batch of songs and a new sense of purpose in their music. It was in the van that the siblings planted the seeds for their Americana project, me&you, and wrote their latest EP release, "Chasing Trails" (July 2018).
After returning to the states, the duo connected with producer Ben Tolliday (Lord Huron, Hozier) and instantly knew they’d found a home for the songs they’d written on the road. With Tolliday producing the project and a successful crowdfunding campaign underway, the duo recorded the 5 song EP in Los Angeles, CA at Whispering Pines Studios.
Described as a “warm summer night, out having a beer with friends” by Sacramento News and Review, the band’s “instantly infectious, jangly folk-rock” (For Folk’s Sake) has since landed them on tour with John Paul White, Devin Dawson, and Dwight Yoakam, among others. Highly anticipated, the siblings' new EP record is in the works and can be expected in June 2020.
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