fCBC’s Amanda Putz describes their sound as “folk-pop awesomeness.” Music-lovers have commonly referred to them as “a breath of fresh air.” Frank Deresti and the Lake Effect are a hard-working and adventurous group of musicians with an infectious love of performing, whose unique take on the singer-songwriter genre have been delighting audiences since the release of their debut album - “this time”, in 2012.
This band blends acoustic guitar, banjo, saxophone, trumpet, violin, upright bass, drums, percussion and layers of vocal harmonies to create an ever-changing sonic experience in support of Frank’s thought-provoking songs. The combination of Frank’s songwriting and the undeniable talent of each member of this five-plus piece band provides a listening experience sure to please a wide cross-section of listeners. Frank Deresti and the Lake Effect adeptly entertain in the rowdiest of settings or the most sensitive of rooms. From heart-felt ballads to spontaneous moments of unbridled energy, all wrapped in a package of unquestionable musicianship and dedication to their craft, this band is a must-see.
Frank Deresti and the Lake Effect are currently touring in support of their self-titled second album, released in the spring of 2014.
released April 12, 2012
tracks 1-9 recorded by dustin jones @ mission control studios - sault ste. marie, ON
"the highway" - recorded live at trevor simpson's house
additional tracking done at frank's place by george ravlich - sault ste. marie, ON
mixed by george ravlich of crank sound distribution - sault ste. marie, ON
mastered by simon head - toronto, ON
all songs written by frank deresti
copyright 2012 frank deresti (SOCAN)
all rights reserved