Ethan J Perry & The Remedy Band self describe their music as Americana Indie Technicolor Jazz. Jaimie Hawkins, an independent music reviewer, said of their music, “[it’s like] riding a horse through a desert in space.” And Rachael Perrell of the Levee Breaking writes, “it’s honest… It’s the super long drive home to visit, remembering the dog you grew up with, and maybe even quietly missing a long put out relationship.”

Currently, the core of Ethan J Perry & The Remedy Band is comprised of Sam Kuniholm on drums, Julian Stocking on bass, with other instrumentalists joining in often on mandolin, pedal steel, keyboards, and other instruments. Ethan heads the band on guitar and vocals.

Ethan J Perry has released two solo albums, The Bohemian Bitch & Other Songs From Poets Row, his debut album, in 2009, and Night Lights, in 2010.

Ethan J Perry & The Remedy Band released their debut album, Sundial, in 2016, which is receiving critical acclaim and international attention, including airplay on KEXP (international reach out of Seattle), and The Elmore writes,

“Sundial is steeped in a true, old-school Americana sound, though the band prefers a more catch all genre designation, proudly labeling themselves ‘Americana Indie Technicolor Jazz.’ The lush twang of guitars and delicate pluck of mandolin usher in the album with ‘May The Sun (Come Ever Shining),’ though the record indeed reels through a kaleidoscope of influences and instrumental stylings.”

Ethan J Perry & The Remedy Band are currently in the studio working on their sophomore album. Stay tuned for the album release date, single releases, and upcoming shows in your area!




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In Practice

Merriam-Webster’s defines remedy as

1:  a medicine, application, or treatment that relieves or cures a disease

2 :  something that corrects or counteracts

3 :  the legal means to recover a right or to prevent or obtain redress for a wrong

Remedy is also used as an acronym, describing artistic license, specifically in approaching music with natural style.  Here are the words that the letters stand for:

R –  rubato, or tempo rubato n. Robbed or stolen time. An Italian music term.  A feature of performance in which strict time is for a while disregarded – what is ‘robbed’ from some note or notes being ‘paid back’ later. When this is done with genuine artistry and instinctive musical sensibility, the effect is to impart an admirable sense of natural freedom and spontaneity. [Italian (temp0) rubato, stolen (time), rubato, past participle of rubare, to rob, of Germanic origins.]

E – e conj. and [Italian.]

M – mysterioso n. mysterious. [Italian.]

E – e  conj. and [Italian.]

D – desafinado n. slightly out of tune. Desifinado n. proper. A song by Brazilian composer, Antônio Carlos Jobim. [Brazilian Portuguese.]

Here are the lyrics:

If you say my singing is off key, my love/

you would hurt my feelings/

don’t you see, my love?/

I wish I had an ear like yours,/

A voice that would behave./

All I have is feeling and the voice God gave./

You insist my music goes against the rules./

Yes, but rules were never made for lovesick fools./

I wrote this song for you but you don’t care./

It’s a crooked song, ah, but my heart is there./

The thing that you would see, if you would play the part,/

is even if I’m out of tune I have a gentle heart./

I took your picture with my trusty Rolliflex/

and now all I have developed is a complex./

Possibly in vain, I hope you weaken, oh my love,/

and forget those rigid rules that undermine my dream of a life of love and music/

with someone who’ll understand that even though I may be out of tune/

when I attempt to say how much I love you/

and all that matters is the message that I bring, which is:/

my dear one, I love you.

Y – YeahadvInformal. Yes [Var. of YEA.]

The word remedy has many meanings and if you are curious about the many meanings of the word, I encourage you to do some of your own research!  You may be surprised at how many applications the word has in the English language!  Here’s one application that I find very interesting!

Homeopathy, or homeopathic medicine, is a medical philosophy and practice based on the idea that the body has the ability to heal itself. Homeopathy is based on the idea that “like cures like.” In theory, a homeopathic dose enhances the body’s normal healing and self-regulatory processes.  For example, consider the natural response of a fever in the body.  The homeopathic approach would be to aid the fever, letting the fever get worse and the body hotter, so that the body may take its natural course of action against a biological intruder.

What, if anything, does this have to do with music or more especially, The Remedy Band?  Remedy, as the above acronym spells out, suggests natural style, following the natural course of things, if you will.  The Remedy Band, then, in this homeopathic way and method, is just that, a remedy.

Lastly, have you ever wondered at the connectivity of things? How everything is bound together and related?

Here’s a little poem I wrote:

Sound Living

O Healing Harmony Art!


May your Truth be told

Your tale that tells,

Like bell upon bell

Upon bell upon bell

That one depends upon

The other


So well

By analogy

That Soul, Earth, Body,


Each depends upon the other’s 


Thanks for your time!  I hope you enjoyed reading this little informational quip! On behalf of The Remedy Band, and from the bottom of my heart, take care!