I kind of feel like it was the right time, right place." Cordova now plays drums in the band, which was his first instrument growing up. The band's origins can be traced back the music scene in Gainesville, Florida and its thriving home grown DIY scene. Barreto, who had trained as an audio engineer, had a home studio and was busy recording local musicians. Ancient River made their debut at Austin Psych Festival on April 24, 2010. Cordova joined the line up in 2011 and the band began regularly playing the live circuit, playing Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia and Austin Psych Festival for a second time in 2012. Appearances at Los Angeles’ Psycho De Mayo and Desert Stars Festival Pre-Party followed in 2014 along with Milwaukee Psych Fest in 2015. In 2013 their track 'Waiting For The Light' was featured on British television series Hollyoaks Later in the United Kingdom  Currently Barreto is living in London and Cordova is based in Austin, Texas but this distance hasn't impacted their productivity. Ancient River have eight releases. Keeper of the Dawn released in April 14, 2015 was inspired by the Italian horror films of writer/director Dario Argento together with one of the duo's favourite musicians, David Axelrod. Following its release, the band toured North America for 51 shows. In June 2015, Ancient River joined forces with London director, writer and actor Xevi Soler to produce a music video for their track Stay With Me. This was the soundtrack to Soler's short film Golem. NME featured Ancient River in their "Under the Radar" section on July 18, 2015. DISCOGRAPHY 2015 // LP Keeper Of The Dawn 2014 // LP Before Dawn 2012 // LP On The Other Side 2012 // LP Let It Live 2010 // EP Polariod 2011 // LP Songs From North America 2010 // LP O.D.D.S. 2010 // EP Under the Sun Read more on Last.fm.
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