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Rogue Valley

Rogue Valley is the new vehicle of musical narrative for Minneapolis-based singer-songwriter Chris Koza, and his band (drummer Luke Anderson, bassist/vocalist Linnea Mohn, and guitarist/vocalist Peter Sieve). In an ambitious attempt to polarize the notion of short attention spans and throwaway media consumption, the debut album "Crater Lake" sees Koza exploring new ground as a songwriter, crafting a sound that distinctly identifies the group effort behind the music. Lush vocal harmonies stand out as a signature element against a backdrop of naturalistic instrumentation. Arrangements and complex, swirling affairs that dive and flutter unexpectedly, supporting the emotional arc of the story at hand.

The album is the first of four albums to be released with each coming season: spring, summer, fall, and winter. Instead of instant media, Koza and his band are trying to take things in the opposite direction in creating a narrative through song-writing that is appealing on first listen, but offers greater rewards the more a listener decides to settle-in to the album as a whole.