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Factotum (2010)

Ten tracks of raw, countryish folk rock from Manchester, NH's own Tristan Omand. The recording process was simple- just sit down and sing and play, then go through afterwards and add little things like tambourine and keyboard and a Telecaster on every track. The end result was a very gritty and natural step in a new direction, thanks to the RPM challenge.

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Tristan Omand

BIOGRAPHY

I was always shy as a kid, until I picked up a guitar. When I had those six strings in my hands, I wasn't afraid of anything. That was twelve years ago, and today the guitar still has that effect on me. Three chords and the truth...I started out in bands, playing around New England, and eventually went on to tour the east coast three times, be a part of six albums and dozens of DIY demos, played hundreds of shows in cafes, basements, theaters, clubs, backyards, bars, living rooms. Met hundreds of people, shook hundreds of hands, slept in strangers houses and in vans. Now here I am today, still at it at 23, with no intention of slowing down. The only difference now, is that I am alone. I get up on stage with my guitar and sing the words that I had managed to scribble down on old notebooks and scraps of paper that fill my pockets.

BAND MEMBERS
Tristan Omand - Vocals, guitar

YEARS COMPLETED
2010

GENRES
Alternative

OTHER BAND SITES
http://www.reverbnation.com/tristanomand
http://www.myspace.com/tristanomand


Completed Albums

Factotum(2010)

Ten tracks of raw, countryish folk rock from Manchester, NH's own Tristan Omand. The recording process was simple- just sit down and sing and play, then go through afterwards and add little things like tambourine and keyboard and a Telecaster on every track. The end result was a very gritty and natural step in a new direction, thanks to the RPM challenge.


The Crying Hills
North Star
Pockets Full Of Rocks
Looking For Truth
Four Cornered Hell
Meanwhile...
King Of It All
Lost Planes
Disappearing Act
The Last Hello