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Trace Mountains – “Lost In The Country”

A couple years ago, Dave Benton released his debut album Trace Mountains, A Partner To Lean On. Since then, his band LVL UP played their last show and Benton moved to Kingston, NY. Today, he's announcing a new album, Lost In the Country, and sharing its lead single and title track. More »
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Stream The Glow’s Debut Album Am I

The LVL UP boys are all starting to do their own things: Dave Benton has Trace Mountains, Nick Corbo has Spirit Was, Mike Caridi has the Glow, and Greg Rutkin has been drumming for basically all of the projects that have been left in the New York band's wake. But losing … More »
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Trace Mountains – “Where It Goes”

Last year, Dave Benton released his first proper album as Trace Mountains, A Partner To Lean On. Soon after that, he hit the road to close out his former band LVL UP, who played their last show in September, and now he's back to focusing on his solo project. Today, Benton's … More »
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Stream Trace Mountains A Partner To Lean On

The music that Dave Benton makes as Trace Mountains acts as a respite, both from the pressures and expectations attached to Benton's other band LVL UP as well as the world at large. The vocabulary of A Partner To Lean On -- Benton's first proper LP under the name -- is one of dreams and … More »
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Trace Mountains – “Cary’s Dreams”

Next month, LVL UP's Dave Benton is releasing his first Trace Mountains full-length, A Partner To Lean On. We've heard "Turn Twice" from it already, and today Benton is sharing the album's opening track, "Cary's Dreams." It's immersive from the jump, heavy synths and precise percussion forming a sort of blanket. The imagery is … More »
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Trace Mountains – “Turn Twice”

LVL UP's Dave Benton started Trace Mountains a few years ago with the intent to make some songs on his own. Those efforts coalesced in the wonderful 2014 tape, Buttery Sprouts, which was reissued with some additional songs in 2016, and now the project has morphed into a less solitary effort with the … More »
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