Although New Jersey native Brian LaPann had enjoyed a modest following fronting Jersey-based blues-rock band 61 North, he says the draw of Philly’s music community compelled him to make the leap a few years back to set up shop near one of South Philly’s hottest neighborhoods, and to begin work with some of the local musicians whom he admired most. Here LaPann honed his skills as a lead guitarist, and considered a broader diversity of influence and instrumentation as he wrote, recorded and produced his latest EP.
This month saw the releases of a music video and the two singles above from LaPann, a long time coming for a singer who’s working earnestly toward the achievement and who seems to have long felt the draw of composing solo work. With a handful of local show dates on the horizon this Summer, LaPann looks forward to showing off “Can’t Stand Losing You,” and “Constantly Falling” to a hometown crowd. Continue reading →