Members: Jacob Powell / Gabriel Penteado / Ryan Stephenson
Jacob, Gabriel and Ryan all met whilst studying at music school together in London back in 2015, bonding over their passion for rock music. Having been unable to form a permanent band after their studies, due to various commitments, the group remained in limbo. Recently, they decided to embark on a side project, Clockwork Boy, having released their debut single "Tired", in October of 2018. The trio take their influences from various bands, combining the new and the old to create a hard hitting, dynamic sound.
Singer / Songwriter
Mariska Martin is a blues & jazz singer from the Netherlands. Backed by her fabulous 4-peice band, Mariska released her debut EP, "Something Blue" in the spring of 2018, and is currently touring the live Jazz circuit in London. In conjunction to her own music, Mariska recently worked on a small side project for E&R Sounds, an acoustic track entitled "Fade Out",released in February 2019.
Photo by Carlo Polisano
Vocalist / Guitarist (Clockwork Boy)
Gabriel Penteado is a guitarist, singer and songwriter based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Heavily influenced by 70's rock, he draws inspiration from bands such as Led Zeppelin, lending his powerful vocals as the lead singer for the band Clockwork Boy.
In conjunction to his vocal abilities, Gabriel is also a talented guitarist, inspired by players such as John Mayer, Stevie Ray Vaughan, BB King and Jimi Hendrix.
Producer / Engineer / Mixer / Head of E&R Sounds
Ryan Stephenson is a musician and producer based in North London and the founder of E&R Sounds. He is also a member of the band Clockwork Boy, having performed bass and guitars on the track "Tired", as well as producing, engineering and mixing the single.
Drummer / Multi Instrumentalist (Clockwork Boy)
Jacob Powell is an actor / musician based in Letchworth. A talented multi-instrumentalist, his bread and butter lies behind the drums, providing powerful, groovy beats for a multitude of artists, including: Bandini, Brain Ape and most recently, Clockwork Boy.
He is currently in the process of recording his debut EP for a solo project, set for release in early 2019.
Sam Gifford & The Innocent / Brain Ape / Rough Sketch
Jamie Steenbergen is a drummer based in Ealing, North London. Having graduated from the British & Irish Modern Music Institute (BIMM) back in 2017, he now plays in a myriad of bands in and around London.
Jamie is also a competent session drummer, having worked for several artists, including a recent project here at E&R Sounds.
Photo by Gifford85
Empty Friend / Civil War London / Rising Skies
Dave Kirk is the front man and lead singer of the band Empty Friend. He is also the creative head and founder of the music collective Civil War London, promoting the underground heavy rock / grunge scene in the city.
Dave recently lent his vocals for the Rising Skies project here at E&R Sounds, due for release in August 2019.
Members: Dave Kirk / Alec Rees / Ryan Stephenson
Rising Skies is a heavy rock / grunge project set up by Dave Kirk and Ryan Stephenson. Drums where performed by Alec Rees, a seasoned session drummer.
The debut single, "Hollow Shell", is due for release in early August 2019.