Today, newcomer Ian Bern debuts his first single online “Enough” via premiere with The Wild Honey Pie. The track is a diverse-palette, rock stomper that showcases Ian’s near encyclopedic knowledge of his craft. On the bluesy, guitar-driven verses and infectious refrains, “Enough”s DNA is neatly sequenced to bands like The Black Keys and eras like 90’s Brit Pop and Classic Rock’s first generation. “Enough” is available now to stream on Soundcloud and will officially be released at all digital retailers on April 22nd.
“Enough” is the first half of a limited-run 7” black vinyl single that will be available via B3SCI Records in a unique collaboration with music licensing platform Killer Tracks. Along with “It’s Not You”, the two tracks were recorded under the production prowess of Xandy Berry and Wally Gagel at WAX LTD Studios (Best Coast, Family of the Year, Zella Day, Blondfire) in Hollywood, CA and do well to pay homage to the studio’s rich music-making past. A past that has included sessions from the likes of Jimi Hendrix, The Doors and Velvet Underground and countless other legendary acts from the studio’s five decade history.
Ian Bern operates with a keen sense of rock-and-roll history resulting in a sound and approach to writing not instantly sortable into any particular subgenre or series of buzzwords. Bern masterfully operates within his command of the machinations of rock writing to create irreverent, lyrical songs that are as deep and potent as they are cool. Having grown up living city-to-city throughout the continental US, Bern embodies a distinctly Heartland-rooted sound that traverses the spirit of rock-and-roll’s roots.
With his debut single set for release this spring, keep an eye out for Ian Bern as he may be in a city near you soon, or he may have just left. Either way don’t worry, you’ll be hearing from him soon.