Episode 026 - Gary Hoey

Sonic City Council

Apr 5 2021 • 1 hr 18 mins

Fellow Citizens of the Sonic City Council ! Thank you for joining us once again. We continue on our exploration of life from the creators perspective. Today, we have the distinct honor of hosting a true guitar hero on our show today. Gary Hoey is not just a well renowned solo artist but an incredible songwriter and producer in his own right. We discuss his songwriting approach, what inspires him, how he approaches the studio and his positive mindset.   After moving to Los Angeles to audition for Ozzy Osbourne in the late 80s, Gary’s quickly launched a solo career that is still going strong today. His debut solo album, Animal Instinct was released in 1993 and in total, Gary has recorded over 20 albums throughout his career in various styles. Highlights include his hit version of the song “Hocus Pocus”, scoring the Endless Summer II soundtrack, touring with artists like Brian May and Jeff Beck, and writing music for companies like Disney, ESPN, and No Fear. His latest album, Neon Highway Blues, debuted at #2 on the Current Blues album chart and #10 on the Heatseekers chart.   Gary links: http://garyhoey.com Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/1so07AHiowjXxc3KVUqp76?si=IpHao9cFTtK1JfFvXysb3A Instagram: https://instagram.com/garyhoey?igshid=10pnqxu8nf9i9 Hosted by: Jesse Davidson IG: @thebassabides https://linktr.ee/thebassabides Davey Sipes https://instagram.com/devilish_lefty_007?igshid=18mkjsmy7r1s1 Logo and Animations by Jones Intercable https://instagram.com/jonesintercable?igshid=1hybwu3g9bp9m Engineered by: Max Taylor https://www.desertsoundsstudio.com/ https://instagram.com/maximumtaylor?igshid=p94qeumbdk95 Special thanks to AMPED Music and The Showcase Venue https://www.amped-music.com https://www.theshowcasevenue.com