About

Duncan Jewett Bio

Duncan Jewett’s Blood Red is the end result of a decade-long collaborative effort that aims to elucidate what it means to be human in our increasingly fractured digital age. As a young teenager, from the isolation of his Durango mountain town, Jewett began writing, singing, and home recording; eventually using online music forums to connect with a world of like-minded artists. In the early 2010’s a handful of skeleton tracks were presented to Strange Famous Records’ honcho Sage Francis, who then paired Jewett up with producer James Hancock as finishing touches were applied to what would become a fully fleshed-out project.

“I loved the tone of his music and the unique singing style, but as it’s not rap-heavy I wasn’t really sure how it would fit on our label,” admits Francis. “He also seemed more of a reclusive type rather than someone who we could expect to tour and do the industry dance. Yet, I found myself returning to his songs. Often. After hearing Hancock’s contributions to the beats and production, I was convinced I wanted to do something official with this project. In fact, this is what originally inspired us to create SFdigi, the digital subsidiary of Strange Famous Records.”

Blood Red runs the stylistic gamut from hip-hop to folk to club-pop, featuring additional contributions by Brandon Logic and Broom E. Stylus. The lyrical content provides a direct reflection on love, loss, and mortality while embracing the internet paradox: We have never been more connected, nor more alone. Over the course of Blood Red’s completion, Jewett moved from Colorado to Santa Fe, NM, got married, adopted 2.5 cats, and watched as the internet increasingly became an arm of the surveillance state as our private thoughts got mined and sold to advertisers.

As the shadow government undoubtedly knew long before the day came, Blood Red drops March 10, 2017 on SFdigi.

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12
Apr

Tallahassee, FL

Venue: The Wilbury Tickets
Show: 8:00pm

14
Apr

Orlando, FL

Venue: Milk District
Show: 8:00pm

This is a mini-festival in Orlando’s Milk District. EBM are slated to hit the stage at 8:30PM. ALL AGES.

15
Apr

Dunedin, FL

Venue: Dunedin Brewery
Show: 8:00pm Cost: $0.00

FREE SHOW at Dunedin Brewery!

19
Apr

Gainesville, FL

Venue: High Dive Tickets
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20
Apr

Mobile, AL

Venue: Merry Widow Tickets
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Apr

New Orleans, LA

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San Antonio, TX

Venue: Paper Tiger Tickets
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Apr

Phoenix, AZ

Venue: Pub Rock Tickets
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30
Apr

Flagstaff, AZ

Venue: Green Room Tickets
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May

Las Vegas, NV

Venue: Bunkhouse Tickets
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May

Pomona, CA

Venue: Glasshouse Tickets
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May

San Diego, CA

Venue: Soda Bar Tickets
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May

Long Beach, CA

Venue: Toxic Toast Tickets
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May

Santa Barbara, CA

Venue: Velvet Jones Tickets
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May

Los Angeles, CA

Venue: Union Tickets
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12
May

Hilo, HI

Venue: Hilo Town Taverb
Show: 8:00pm

7
Jun

Boston, MA

Venue: Middle East Upstairs Tickets
Show: 8:00pm

THIS SHOW IS BEING POSTPONED DUE TO THE SSSSSNOW STORM!

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