Produced at three different studios over the course of two years, the completion of Exit 380's sixth full length record, "Photomaps," started to become questionable as the band changed drummers and band mate's personal schedules began to affect both the writing and vision of the project. However, in the winter of 2013 Exit 380 refocused on completing the material upon news they would be recording with fellow Hand Drawn artist, producer, Andrew Tinker at his personal studio, Big Acre Sound.
"Photomaps" track listing is held to a tight nine songs, clocking it at less than 34 minutes. But it's not just focus here at work that makes "Photomaps" so exciting, yet, it's the unique nature of the material which marries the band's long history of energetic live performance with their predilection for engaging lyrical storytelling.
released 12 July 2014
Vocals, Keys, Harmonicas: Dustin Blocker
Guitars, Lap Steel: Aaron Borden
Guitars, Harmonies: Jeremy Hutchison
Bass: Jon Hutchison
Drums, Percussion: Bobby Tucker
Keys, Harmonies: Andrew Tinker
Fiddle, Harmonies: Cheryl Harrell "La Rosa Carlina"
Drums: Jody McCauley, "A Song About Us"
In the spring of 1999, spawned by an insidious need for attention; Exit 380 began its crawl in the wet streets of Denton,
Texas from acoustic two-piece bar schlock to the more sprint ready five-headed alternative act. Best known in North Texas for its 11 years of rock and roll pandering, the band has begun to wear a new tread into its heel by hitchhiking down a more swamp laden, alt-country road....more