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Eagle Johnson & Clean Machine make raw, left-of-center rock & roll. It's a sound that's grounded in the rootsy stomp of the band's Nashville headquarters, as well as the sunny influence of Johnson's childhood years in Florida. Eagle Johnson & Clean Machine nod to both of those locations with their debut album, Tennessee Beach. Sometimes punchy, sometimes psychedelic, and always melodic, Tennessee Beach is the sound of a songwriter who has rebelled, traveled, sinned, and done hard time before coming out on the other side with renewed inspiration.
Recorded to analog tape in three days at East Nashville's Bomb Shelter studio, Tennessee Beach marks Johnson's full-length debut, offering up a batch of guitar-driven songs about loving, leaving, and living with intention. He produced the album with his band, Clean Machine, working alongside Billy Bennett (engineer of the Whigs' Give Em All a Big Fat Lip). Inspired by the Beatles, Kings of Leon, classic reggae artists, pop singer Kimbra (whose bandmates Timon Martin and Stevie McQuinn Jr. make cameo appearances on the album), and others, Tennessee Beach casts a net as wide and compelling as Eagle Johnson's own past.
What, exactly, is Clean Machine? Rooted in Johnson's eco- friendly ideals, it's a commitment to combining the band's music with environmental activism."Whether you believe in global warming or not, the majority of the world wants a cleaner, greener world," Johnson explains. "They want the machine to be clean, and through our job as musicians, we're cleaning the machine. We're printing our records, grocery totes, and tee-shirts with 100% vegetable inks as a start. We're not focusing on a political debate here, and we're not pointing fingers. We just want a clean world."
- Andrew Leahey
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