Alex Mery and The Townsmen: Live at City View Sound
An emerging folk-punk band from the East Coast, Alex Mery and The Townsmen produce songs that echo throughout small venues and open mikes as they make a name for themselves in eastern Pennsylvania. The band consists of frontman Alex Mery (guitar/vocals) with percussion support from Matt Anderson.
The band is influenced by a diverse array of prominent artists, including Nickel Creek, Billy Bragg, Against Me!, Woody Guthrie, Gregory Alan Isakov, Bad Religion, and many more. This helps the pair to experiment musically, while adding a versatile storytelling element to their lyrical content.
In this episode of Live at City View Sound, Alex Mery and The Townsmen perform their latest single, “Promised Land,” and discuss their music’s genre-bending appeal.
Live at City View Sound connects the face to the voice, the emotion to the artist, and the recordings to a raw performance. This series features artists of all genres, with each episode consisting of a 3-4 minute interview and an acoustic performance. Every artist has a craft and his or her own unique sound. Live at City View Sound strives to showcase these artists in their own element.