Roots Music / Folk / Rock
The first thing that people notice about Sean is his voice. Much of Rowe's musical influence comes from soul and street beat sounds. This influence flows through the percussive acoustic guitar technique he has developed over years of playing solo in bars. The heel of his palm makes an ever-present thump driving the song while the leftover fingers pluck through often wildly detuned guitar strings. Hyptonic chord patterns support Rowe's agile melodies maintaining a constant framework while the lyrics and vocal lines dictate the dynamics of the song. His lyrics are observation and passionate; a perfect marriage of spiritual questioning ...
Rock / Indie Rock
Bringing Down Goliath" is the debut album from New York City based indie-rockers, Second Dan. The album doesn't just have good songs, they have the potential to be anthems. Like hearing U2 for the first time in the early 80's, Second Dan's album captures that mixture of intelligent songwriting with infectious music reminiscent of The Replacements with a nod to Brit-pop Oasis and early Radiohead..