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The River South - Follow the Light (short run vinyl)

The River South - Follow the Light (short run vinyl)


Hand-cut at Austin Signal in beautiful clear vinyl. This is a limited-edition item that will not be re-printed.

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The debut full-length recording from Ashland’s own The River South.

Follow the Light won 1 award (American Songwriting Awards 2018 for "Go My Way") and was nominated 8 other times.


Krister Axel - vocals, keyboards, Rhodes electric piano, acoustic guitar

Jai Dillon - bass guitar

Adam Marcello - drums and percussion

Shawn Pander - vocals, harmonica

Gabriel Rhodes - acoustic and electric guitar, mandolin

written by Krister Axel

produced by Shawn Pander

engineered by Charlie Kramsky and Gabriel Rhodes

mixed by Charlie Kramsky

Ashland-based The River South delivers roots rock with a heavy heart and a light touch. After a decade-long run in Los Angeles as a sideman with bands like Revolver (Elektra, EMI), Cheyenne (MTV) and Whitestarr (VH1) Krister Axel relocated in 2014 to start a family and a new musical project.