Ruby Rae’s debut release title "Double Feature" could easily be mistaken for a night at the local drive-in when rock'n'roll still flirted with its honky-tonk roots. Her songs "It Came from the Swamp" and "Invisible Man" showcase country inflected instrumentation paired with heartfelt and sinister stories of guns, love, and loneliness. Backed by a full band on her second EP "The Outskirts," Ruby Rae's explores the outsider element of a small American town.
Ruby Rae recently released her 2012 debut full length album "Night of the Psychopomp," recorded at the Seaside Lounge in Brooklyn. She has played with some incredibly talented performers including Tyler Beckwith (We Are The Woods), Ed Coleman (The Debutantes), Ed Donohue (Donny Hue & The Colors), Jaime Fallon (The Debutantes), Kristin Forbes (The Scotch Bonnets), Mike Horan, Elise Kirk, Nick Loss-Eaton (Leland Sundries), Olivia Mancini (Olivia Mancini & The Mates).
Ruby Rae is an independent recording artist.
"The throwback honkytonk tunes of Ruby Rae [are] darker than your usual singer-songwriter fare, with noir-ish and Southern gothic influenced lyrics" - Washington Post, August 2011
"Wonderfully creepy" - Berkeley Place Blog, August 2011
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Influences: The Cramps, Loretta Lynn, Townes Van Zandt, Cat Power, Cocteau Twins, PJ Harvey, Flat Duo Jets, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Beach House, The Misfits, The Detroit Cobras, The Amazing Royal Crowns, The Raging Teens, X, Wanda Jackson, Lucinda Williams, Jolie Holland, Betty McQuade, Susy Rose, Mazzy Star, Ruth Brown, Janis Martin, The Be Good Tanyas, White Mystery
Discography: "Double Feature" EP : released April 2010, "The Outskirts" EP : released January 2012, "Night of the Psychopomp LP : released October 2012
Website photos by: Rose Callahan
Ruby Rae knives logo & concept by: Allison Sall
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