Pendleton, Oregon native Chris Ward is the front man for band Tent City. Ward's influences range from the likes of Andy Statman and David Grisman, to groups like Black Ox Orkestar, Sonic Youth and Neutral Milk Hotel. His non-American sound was actually inspired by a guitar line he wrote on accident. This later became the same driving guitar line in the song "Ischia."
"I was never good at writing American rock music. I just never had it. So I… read more