Influenced in equal measure by 60's folk and 70's rock, along with a steady diet of Motown, alternative, and classical, Texas native Barton Stanley David has a voice as big as his home state.
A fifth generation Texan, Dallas-bred BSD spent his formative years as a musician in the live music capitol of the world in Austin before moving back to his hometown, and eventually landing in New York City in 2009 with only a suitcase.
Ten different places to call home in a year ranging from Cold Spring, NY to Fort Greene, Brooklyn, a job at an East Village community center, and a considerable amount of time spent in the Lower East Side music scene culminated in a collection of deeply personal songs that comprise the debut EP "Blue For East Broadway."
Self produced alongside upstart rock auteur Dan Teicher and mixed by veteran indie producer John Agnello (Sonic Youth, Son Volt) and Nadim Issa (Sharon Van Etten) "Blue For East Broadway" was recorded in Gowanus, Brooklyn in the winter of 2011. Handling guitar, piano, and vocal duties himself, Barton also enlisted the help of friends and top session players alike to flesh out the EP's diverse sonic landscape.
With accompanying NYC tour dates set, Blue for East Broadway is now available on iTunes and Amazon, and stands as bold statement of purpose and glimpse into the life of a young artist determined, and certain, to make an indelible first impression.