MORE ABOUT PETER BALDRACHI
Peter Baldrachi is a Boston-based singer-songwriter, drummer and guitarist. His style and sound has been compared to the likes of Paul Westerberg, The Posies, Cosmic Rough Riders, Teenage Fanclub, and Big Star. His classic pop songwriting mixes in bits and pieces of Matthew Sweet, late-era Replacements, Goats Head Soup -era Stones, and on the more obscure side, The Beatifics and The Gladhands.
He released his first album, Solid Ground, on Prodigal Son Records in December 2006. The album’s guitar-driven power pop highlighted Baldrachi’s classic pop songwriting style.
Originally released as Tomorrow Never Knows in September 2011, the Back To The Start was remixed by Ed Stasium, (Ramones, Mick Jagger, The Smithereens, Reverend Horton Heat, Nada Surf), and re-released adding an another song “Picture On My Wall,” recording additional parts, and resequencing the album's tracks. Released in May 2012, "Back To The Start" features performances by guitarist, bassist, and arranger Gary Rand, keyboardists Dave Lieb (The Vinyl Skyway) and Peter Linnane (The Farewells), backing vocalists Alice Austin (The Lavas, Stark Raving Mad) and Amy Fairchild, keyboardist and 2012 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Ian McLagan (Small Faces, Faces, The Rolling Stones, Billy Bragg), singer/songwriter Amy Rigby (solo, Wreckless Eric), multi-instrumentalist Ian Kennedy (Reverse, Dennis Brennan), and cellist Aristides Rivas. The record was recorded at Kissy Pig Studios by K.R. Mogenson (The Upper Crust, Vinyl Skyway), and mixed and mastered by Ed Stasium at The Kozy Tone Ranch.