Scattering represents a number of exciting departures for Progger, including the incorporation of new personnel, production techniques, and a recording process that involved two cities 1,700 miles apart, Austin and Brooklyn. The band's regular personnel were joined by some of New York’s finest young musicians, including Nate Werth (percussion) and Justin Stanton (keyboards) of Snarky Puppy, to explore larger textures and a hugely diverse sound palette for the new music.
released April 22, 2016
All music written and arranged by Brian Donohoe/Donomation Music (SESAC). Produced by Brian Donohoe and Matt Meli. Mastered by Sam Minaie.
Personnel on “Transit,” “Exquisite,” and “Big Trouble:” Matthew Muehling (guitar), Carter Arrington (guitar), Paul Deemer (trombone), Sean Giddings (keyboards), Nicholas Clark (bass and synthesizer), Daniel Watson (drums), Brian Donohoe (saxophone and keyboards). Engineered by Matt Meli at Orb Studios in Austin, TX on December 30, 2014. Mixed by Matt Meli.
Personnel on “Scattering,” “Traveler,” “Endorphin,” and “Werewolf:” Dan Muniz (guitar), Aki Ishiguro (guitar), Justin Stanton (keyboards), Bryan Ladd (bass), Nicholas Clark (bass synthesizer), Devin Collins (drums), Nate Werth (percussion), Brian Donohoe (saxophone and keyboards). Engineered by John Davis at the Bunker Studios in Brooklyn, NY on August 20, 2015. Mixed by Matt Meli.
“Prelude” and “Interlude” were recorded and mixed by Brian Donohoe. “Postlude” was mixed with glee by Mark Lettieri by smashing lots of Progger recordings together and playing them at the same time.
Progger lays beautiful, sophisticated melody and harmony over visceral grooves and beats from funk, soul, world, and
electronic dance music. Combining the experience of five in-demand touring and session musicians from the vibrant Texas music scene, Progger quickly built a reputation as one of the most skilled, tight, and captivating live bands in Austin....more