Falterboy originally formed in Tampa Bay in 2004, but sadly their trajectory was cut short as multiple members sought their fortunes in other cities.
Never one to lose hope, Falterboy was recently reformed in Grand Rapids by front man and singer song- writer Jeremy Schantz. With moral support from the founding members, and a gracious amount of help from local Grand Rapids musicians Richard Johnson, of Cold War Studios, Nate Cohn, of Mustard Plug, and Kevin Nunn of North Lincoln. Falterboy has finally recorded, and is currently promoting their debut album, Blasphemy that was begun over ten years earlier.
Lyrically driven acoustic pop rock Falterboy made their debut Grand Rapids performance at the 47th Festival of the Arts and has recently received airplay on WYCE in Grand Rapids as well as from WMNF in their old stomping grounds of Tampa. In the cyber world they have been featured on multiple pod casts such as “Men Seeking Tomahawks”, and sports radio podcast “D Tong Radio”.
The bands mission is simple; “we are focused on the local west Michigan music scene and want to entertain as many happy listeners as possible until we are pulled into a more regional role. I’ve had these songs in my head for over a decade now” remarks Jeremy “it’s just good to finally get them out in the world”
But don’t take our word for it. This is what Jer over at sleeping bag studios had to say.
“I’m a big fan of songwriters like these guys that can tell a story that mentions a versatile amount of specifics in the lyrics and still have it come out as an idea we can all somehow relate to in some way, shape or form”