Get Ready for Some “Extreme R&B.” out of Baltimore….Meet, The Idle Gossip


Perfect music for a summer weekend, you’ll be singing along after one listen. Catchy tunes, a little garage, some mod, some blues and a dash of punk, good stuff. Take time out of your day and listen to these three tracks off of their debut album, “On My Way’ which was just released on June 13th You can pick up a copy of the Record here at
Fandango Records . I like the beat!!!!

Time To Meet The Band….

Hi our name is….

The idle Gossip

And our sound might be best described as….

Extreme R&B, Mod Revivalish kinda punk bubble British invasion, or just Awesome.

We are…..

Michael Ayres – Bass

Brian Hartman – Guitar

Michael Beck – Guitar

Jared Kuper – Drums

Brian “King” Gilbert – Vocals

We are originally from…..

Baltimore, MD.

The first time we met was…..

Band practice. Hahahaha we have all known each other for years through the Baltimore punk scene

We knew we were going to be a Band when………

I (Gilbert) took my pants off.

Before starting the band we were employed as…….

(Beck) Snake Milker

(Kuper) Professional Whistler

(Ayres) Cow Hoof Trimmer

(Hartman) Fortune Cookie Writer

(Gilbert) Golf Ball Diver

Our craziest gig ever was….

With The Hip priests for a Turbojugend party here in Baltimore.

The first song we wrote was…….

All I wanna do (is Dance)

It’s about……

getting lost in music and letting it all out.. having a good time just dancing.. not caring what people think or trying to impress anyone

What we are currently listening to….

Dave Clark Five, The Easybeats, The Undertones, Duffy’s Cut from Philly, The Small Faces, Slim Harpo, Booker T & The MGs, Rolling Stones

A few albums we could never part with….

Nuggets Vol. 1

Beatles-Rubber Soul

Ramones- Leave Home

The Explosion- Flash Flash Flash

Slade- SLADE!

Play It Loud – SLADE!

For fun we like to…..

take the Bob Ross online course.. Paint by numbers

The one thing we want you to remember while your listening to us……

We love you..

Expect from us in 2014….

Our debut single is out now on Fandango Records.. hopefully another single this winter or a split with our good friends in Duffy’s Cut, whichever comes first.

for more Info and to follow The Idle Gossip

The Idle

The Idle Gossip, Facebook

The Idle Gossip, Twitter


About author View all posts Author website


From Pittsburgh, now in Florida, Cool Canadian artist wife , 4 great kids and two granddaughters!! I'm a lucky guy!

Post a Comment