Lo-Fi (band)

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Lo-Fi
OriginNashville, TN, United States
GenresCountry, rock
Years active2013 (2013)–2014
LabelsGasoline
Associated actsJamie Teachenor, Vince Gill
Websitewww.lo-fiband.com
MembersJamie Teachenor
Joe West

Lo-Fi is an American country band formed in Nashville, TN in 2013.[1][2] led by singer/songwriter, Jamie Teachenor[3][4][5](vocals, piano, keyboards) and songwriter & producer, Joe West (guitars, vocals). Teachenor and West have both been independently successful in the music business,[6] working with artists such as Justin Timberlake,[7] Keith Urban,[8] Luke Bryan, P. Diddy,[9] Steve Earle, Trisha Yearwood,[10] Tim McGraw, Emmylou Harris, Blake Shelton, Shakira, and many more, with combined sales of over 20 million albums.[11] Their first public performance as Lo-Fi was on May 7, 2013, at the Historic Ryman Auditorium, as part of the sold out show, "Honor Thy Song", honoring late Nashville singer-songwriter and producer, Tim Johnson.

Lo-Fi, released their debut single, "Vintage Heart" (featuring Vince Gill) on July 14, 2014, receiving heavy radio airplay in the UK (including, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, & England),[12] Germany, Australia, Italy, New Zealand, Canada, Sweden, South Africa, Belgium, France, Austria, Denmark, and Japan, as well as many stations in the US[13] debuting at number 39 as the Hi-Debut on the Indie World Country Chart[14] the week of August 22, 2014, climbing to number 10, and debuting at number 7 on CDBaby's Top Indie Songs Chart, the first week of September.[15] Lo-Fi's debut album, "Lo-Fidelity", was released September 2, 2014, and debuted at number 67 on iTunes New Releases Chart,[16] quickly becoming an Amazon Best Seller. Also, "Vintage Heart" reached number 23 on Japan's Top 40 Chart. On September 19, 2014, Lo-Fi's second single, "When You're Over Me", reached number 18 on Play MPE's Top 20 Download Chart,[17] and climbed to number 8 on Play MPE's Top 20 Stream Chart on September 26, 2014.[18][19][20]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tennessean Newspaper article, "Story Behind the Song: 'How Do You Get That Lonely?'" written by Dave Paulson, Apr 19, 2014
  2. ^ Nashville Scene, 3-21-2014
  3. ^ "ABOUT". www.tinpansouth.com.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-07-30. Retrieved 2014-07-24.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-07-25. Retrieved 2014-07-24.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ USA Today Newspaper Article, written by Brian Mansfield, January 10, 2005
  7. ^ Music Row magazine article, "Industry Ink", Written by Jon Freeman, September 17, 2012
  8. ^ "Keith Urban Celebrates No. 1 "Without You" With Writers Dave Pahanish, Joe West".
  9. ^ Clay County Times Democrat newspaper article, "Piggott Picnic To Feature Free Concert", written by Candy Williams, June 20, 2013
  10. ^ "Nashville's Newly Formed Gasohol Music Publishing Signs Jamie Teachenor - Music News Nashville". 13 September 2012. Archived from the original on 20 October 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014.
  11. ^ Clay County Times-Democrat newspaper article, "Fourth Of July Picnic A Big Hit", staff writer, July 3, 2013
  12. ^ "Siren Radio – A Fresh Sound for Lincoln". www.sirenonline.co.uk.
  13. ^ VH1 Music - Best Trend around the web, http://bestaroundtheweb.com/social-search/fb/?q=VH1%20Music Archived 2014-08-08 at the Wayback Machine
  14. ^ "Country Record Chart" (PDF). indieworldcountry.com.
  15. ^ "Top Indie Songs - Country - Country Rock - CD Baby Music Store". www.cdbaby.com.
  16. ^ "iTunes charts - New Releases Country". www.artofthemix.org. Archived from the original on 2014-09-10. Retrieved 2014-09-09.
  17. ^ "Country Top 20 – Download (September 19th, 2014)".
  18. ^ "Country Top 20 – Stream (September 26th, 2014)".
  19. ^ "Country Top 20 – Stream (September 19th, 2014)".
  20. ^ "Country Top 20 – Download (September 26th, 2014)".