Soulful Americana on the Rooftop!
“In 2010, Soulful Singer Songwriter, Shane Wallin released his first collection of songs “This Year Has Changed Me”. The release consisted of ten songs which Shane wrote and recorded in San Antonio, Texas & Albuquerque, New Mexico on an in home traveling studio. Shane teamed up with many musicians in both of these areas to make the record. The album was soulful, raw and organic.
The album landed him shows all over the Southwest. In 2011 he was voted “Best Singer Songwriter” in the Albuquerque area for songs contained within the record. Songs like “Room To Breathe” & “Blame Game” had hints of Shane’s pop and soulful sound, which can still be heard at his many shows all over the Southwestern, United States.
In Late 2011, Shane teamed up with Grammy Award winning producer Stacy Parrish & veteran engineer and producer Ryan Martino. To make the record “Free” in Albuquerque, NM; Los Angeles, California; and Malmo, Sweden. The album was a Sunday morning record. The likes of Jack Casady of Jefferson Airplane, played bass on the record, Wally Ingram Of Sheryl Crow & Bonnie Raitt, played drums, and Ryan Martino played guitar. The record was released in late 2014.
Since then, Shane has been traveling the Southwest up to 300 dates per year, and extending his reach into California and the Chicago area. He has been voted “Best Singer Songwriter”, “Best Musician”, “Best Male Vocalist” & “Top Musicians” from 2011 to 2018 in the Albuquerque & New Mexico areas by Albuquerque the Magazine.
In 2017 Shane began the recording of “From Sea To Sand” with veteran producer & guitar player Ryan Martino in the Albuquerque area. The upcoming album consists of twelve new original songs written by Shane, with contributions from Ryan Martino on few of the tracks. The new record has pop elements, infused with a tight modern sound, yet organic and light. It is set to be released in 2019.”