Trailer Songs is the brand, spanking new album by Steve Almaas. It was almost a year ago to the day that we first told you about this album, and it is finally here.
This will not be a review, because I have only had time to preview some of the songs, but it sounds like vintage Steve Almaas. For the uninitiated, Steve Almaas is a veteran musician who is originally from Minneapolis where he was a founding member of the legendary punk band Suicide Commandos. Later he released a solo EP called Beat Rodeo which he made with Richard Barone of the Bongos and Mitch Easter of Let’s Active.
He then formed a band named after his EP. Beat Rodeo were signed to IRS Records. They put out a couple of great records: Staying Out Late With Beat Rodeo which was produced by Don Dixon and Home in the Heart of the Beat which was produced by Scott Litt.
Trailer Songs was recorded in two Airstream trailers in the Catskill Mountains of New York. This time around he worked with a variety of musicians such as The Elegant Too (guitarist Chris Maxwell and drummer Phil Hernandez), Mark Sidgwick, Ambrosia Parsley, Mitch Easter, Marcellus Hall and Peter Holsapple (the Dbs).
The album cover above will take you to Amazon.com where you can download the album for just $8.99. Great music from a great guy. Give a listen and show some love!