Close Your Eyes

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from Away EP, released November 1, 2014
the go-kartel is:
Kevin Brady: vocals, guitar, accordion, keyboards
Mauricio Carey: drums, percussion
Robert Grover: bass guitar

Words by Kevin Brady
Music by The Go-Kartel

Produced by The Go-Kartel
Engineered by Dave Hollinghurst

Recorded March - September 2014 at Sunset7 Studio, Sunset Park Brooklyn, NY

Background vocals on "Away" recorded by Dave Robertson at Dangly Studios, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Lead vocals on "Cannonball" recorded by Brian Goodheart at Sonic Union Studios, New York, NY

Mixed by The Go-Kartel w/ Dave Hollinghurst
Mastered by Joe Lambert at JLM Sound, Brooklyn, NY

Dave Hollinghurst plays 12-string guitar on “This”
Ben Curtis plays additional guitars on “If He Ever Breaks,” “280-Z” and ”Close Your Eyes”
Steve Curtis and Erika Simonian sing backing vocals on “Cannonball” |

Art Direction by The Go-Kartel
Cover photo and sleeve design by Mauricio Carey for c23 |

© 2014 The Go-Kartel



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The Go-Kartel New York

The Go-Kartel is not your typical power trio. Drums, Bass and Accordion/Guitar take this new wave/indie rock combo to a refreshingly new place. TGK features Kevin Brady (guitar, accordion, vocals), Rob Grover (bass) and Mauricio Carey (drums). The trio brings Manhattan urbanity and Brooklyn credibility to a brand of pop that is both refreshing and nostalgic. ... more

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