Mild-Mannered LA Men by Day, Swinging Sunset Boulevard Rockers by Night, Meet Cashew & Cleary

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I play The Byrds every chance I get, Chestnut Mare is one of my all time favs. I grew up looking up to all of the Laurel Canyon gang. Me and Peter Case go way back to Old Blue Car days. And don’t even get me started on X . Which brings us all the way up to 2014. To me it looks like its the summer of love meets the Village and Cafe Wha? if your keeping up with this little rant. Cashew & Cleary look and sound like they good be Gram Parsons kids, or maybe David Crosbys’ either way it’s obvious that they are filling a void that needs to be filled. “Stoned with a smile” could describe the experience of listening to Cashew & Cleary . Like I’ve said a thousand times, I’m not a critic, I just enjoy good tunes. These two are way past cool. So light up, turn up the volume , close your eyes and its 1967 getting all mixed up with 2014. FANTASTIC!!! and LOVE IT!!!

Meet The Band

Hi our name is….CASHEW & CLEARY

And our sound might be best described as….WEST COAST STONER POP?

We are… CASHEW HARDING AND PATRICK CLEARY

We are originally from…..LOS ANGELES

Who are some that have an influence on your sound?? THE THREE O CLOCK, SPINDRIFT, WHITE FENCE, ALL NIGHT RADIO

The first time we met was…..AT AN LA SHOW HANGING OUT WITH EMITT RHODES

We knew we were going to be a Band when………WE WERE LEARNING GARCIA/HUNTER STANDARDS AND REALIZED WE COULD PROBABLY PULL THIS OFF OURSELVES

Before starting the band we were employed as…….PATRICK DOES SYNCH LICENSING AT BMG CHRYSALIS MUSIC PUBLISHING AND IVE BEEN WORKING IN THE MOVIE STUDIOS FOREVER.

Our craziest gig ever was….AT AN ART EXHIBIT WHERE WE PERFORMED BETWEEN AN ANT COLONY EXHIBIT THAT EXPLODED AND A SHRINE TO YIN-YANG DUALITY MANIFESTED AS KETCHUP AND MAYONNAISE

The first song we wrote was…….WHEN SMILING CC FROWNS

It’s about…… ERROLL FLYNN AND A SMILING SWEDISH GIRL WITH A DARK SECRET

What tunes are you currently jamming to…MY SPOTIFY CURRENTLY HAS RUTHANN FRIEDMANN, JUDAS PRIEST, MIKE COOPER, THEE OH SEES, ARTHUR AHBEZ

What are some of the 1st songs you remember listening to that made you say, that’s what I want to do…THE BLACK HOLE SOUNDTRACK, THE IPCRESS FILE SOUNDTRACK

Husbands Vol. I can be purchased digitally at iTunes, Amazon and Google
Cassettes are available at Burger Records, Ameoba Records and independent
record stores throughout Southern California
Streaming on Spotify, Rdio, Beats Music

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Cashew and Cleary.com

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Scott

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

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