Fast River


In the interest of full transparency, it should be noted that Fast River’s bio is written entirely by Fast River. This is largely due to the fact that we were unable to find a writer who could turn our particular brand of sardonic wit and nihilism into a bite-sized biography. We have begun this biography with an odd question and it goes like this:What’s so great about smoothies? (Yes, this IS our bio. Stay with us.) Smoothies are awesome because you can throw almost anything in the blender — a splash of almond milk, a scoop of peanut butter, a banana or two, maybe some berries, a mysterious powder that GNC says will make you live longer, even some cold-brew coffee — and you get all those delicious flavors in one phantasmagorical drink!Well, guess what? Listening to Fast River is the audio version of drinking a smoothie: You get a myriad of genres in one band — a veritable music smoothie with everything from indie rock to folk to shoegaze to hip-hop. Nothing is off-limits in our wild and wacky minds, and every song is a completely different expression of our love of music and our understanding of ourselves and the world.Two things to know about us:1. On the first of every month, we release a new single. Rain or shine, sleet or hail, stock market crashes or impending nuclear wars, that single is coming to a streaming service near you. We’ve released three full-length original records — our latest, Chaos Rules, has singles out now — as well as an album of acoustic covers.2. The spirit of collaboration is in our DNA. We are constantly co-writing, co-producing, co-everything-ing with other musicians and artists to champion and support our community, and you’ll hear that collaborative camaraderie throughout our songsThat’s where Creative Courage comes in: We’re co-creators of Creative Courage, a masterclass designed to help artists create more art with ease, joy and endless inspiration. This masterclass and growing community helps creative entrepreneurs start profitable businesses — allowing artists to create more art, authors to write more books and poetry, musicians to pen more songs. Discover more at Fast River music, find us at or wherever you get your music on the World Wide Web, and you can follow us in the giant fishbowl of meta narcissism and digital depression that is social media at @fastrivermusic.



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