The Big Hurt
The Big Hurt
That is best demonstrated in concert as each member grows increasingly more animated as the show progresses. The energy is infectious." The Washington Post described The Big Hurt's music as "an easygoing sound that comfortably combines funk, jazz and hip-hop influences". Ben Herman, owner of SoundExposure.com, was quoted as saying "All I Know keeps me head on straight, and on many late nights, your songs have given me some serious strength to keep workin on the site". The Big Hurt has opened for acts such as Long Beach Shortbus, Toots & the Maytals, Foghat, Jimmie's Chicken Shack, Badfish, Kanye West, Cypress Hill, Panic! At the Disco, Matisyahu and many others at and HFStival 2006. After a brief hiatus in 2007, a few of the bands core members along with some other notable Maryland & DC Musicians, formed an electronic, trip hop, acid jazz project called The Ashy Beat Hits. Billy Martin — vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica, djembe Will Sutton — guitar Tim Johnson — bass DeeJay Germ — turntablism Matt Costello — percussion Jamie Kelley — drums Joe Mysko — keyboards Discography LESSONS CD / LP (Stay Humble Music, 2005) Hooligans Play Dead Nina All I Know Lessons Low Down Ho Impossible Low Rider Ditty Disrupt EPs Kent Island All Stars (1989) Compilations In Nihilism We Trust CD / LP (2007) Appearances Billy and Tim make an appearance on Vote Quimby's Footloose: The Revised Motion Picture Soundtrack CD / LP (2005) Mr. Horrible Productions Read more on Last.fm.
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