Since forming in spring 2009, Dry the River have toured extensively in the UK and Europe promoting their “careful mix of emotive, lilting folk and upbeat, impassioned rock’… NME.
The five came together via geographical and musical routes. Musically the back-history is no less varied, with the band citing an esoteric list of influences - Leonard Cohen, At the Drive-In, Neil Young, Arlo Guthrie, Neutral Milk Hotel , Bruce Springsteen and Devendra Banhart.
Their first single was issued by Transgressive Records in March 2011 after significant early radio support from BBC Introducing, including their 2010 Glastonbury appearance on the BBC Introducing stage…
They recorded their album in the Bridgeport, CT with Peter Katis (Interpol, Jónsi, The National) which is released via RCA on March 5th 2012 ‘Shallow Bed’