Isaac Castillo Releases First Solo EP, “Dear Earth”

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Rolling Crone Records is extremely pleased to announce the release of multi-instrumentalist Isaac Castillo’s EP, “Dear Earth.” This 7 song EP is a love letter to the earth that takes us on a journey which mirrors the artist’s own awakening and understanding of environmental issues, his place within the larger biological systems of our Earth, and of working through the grief of loss for degradation that has already gone too far. In songs like “Believe in Blue” and “Invisible World”, Isaac describes to us his deep connection to nature that he gained through learning about the ocean, and reminds us that we are as connected to the life beneath the surface as we are to each other.

Isaac’s skill as a musician is aptly displayed as he jumps from guitar, to ukulele, to upright and electric bass. In particular, the solidity and groove of the bass performances on the album will excite music appreciators from all backgrounds. The EP also features several other talented musicians including Drew Martin on banjo, harmonica and 12-string guitar, Beth Fleenor on bass clarinet and percussion, and Erika Lundahl on vocal harmonies.
The album is available on Bandcamp (preferred), Spotify, Itunes, Youtube Music and more.

Isaac Castillo is a multi-instrumentalist songwriter based in Seattle, Washington. For over ten years he has traveled the country, playing bass in bands whose styles have ranged from RnB, bluegrass, to avant-garde jazz and classical. His debut album as a solo musician, “Dear Earth” is available now.

#Enough– new release from RCR artist Isaac Castillo

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In solidarity with the #StudentWalkout today, we’re proud to release Isaac Castillo‘s mashup song featuring Arthur James. We’ve had #ENOUGH. Thank you March for our Lives​ and National Student Walkout Against Gun Violence​ and the students of Parkland, Florida for your leadership. This song is for you with love.

Here’s a statement from the artist:

There are students being shot and killed at schools across the United States. As a music teacher, I have seen lockdown drills and the awareness of gun violence become commonplace to students who are too young to even pack themselves a lunch. We hide in our classroom and hope these drills, hiding behind desks and barricading doors, never become reality– the reality of violence we see time and time again. These are not soldiers, these are not police officers. They are students. They are children. I dedicate this song to those who have been robbed of their chance to live a full life and to those of us who still have a chance to save the lives of so many hopeful and strong willed students. Students have a right to learn, thrive and feel safe in their classrooms.

By supporting #MarchForOurLives, you support a student-led resistance to this cycle of violence. Thank you!