Carswell & Hope are Nick Carswell (guitar, vocals) Jason Slote (drums) Dan Hines (bass) Austin Quick (keys).
From Lawrence, Kansas with Irish frontman Nick Carswell, Carswell & Hope mix big vocal harmonies and rich arrangements with inventive songwriting and a fearless mix of pop, rock and experimental. Their debut LP, A Hunger, was hailed as “a breath of fresh air” (iheartlocalmusic.com) and “an audacious debut” (Deli Magazine).
Debut album “A Hunger” released May 2014
Available from carswellandhope.bandcamp.com / iTunes / Spotify / Amazon / GooglePlay
“an intelligent mix of vintage rock and pop, with an experimental leaning…impressive debut”
Hot Press magazine
“a breath of fresh air”
“these songs are full of invention . . . an audacious debut”
The Deli Magazine
“a full-scale production aesthetic that moves, glistens and evolves with melody and harmony”
Brand New Single Feb 2015 – “Wamego”
Video – Johnny’s Sorry Lot
Music by Nick Carswell & The Elective Orchestra