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Old Earth Album Release
with Christopher Porterfield
Old Earth Album Release by original music and multi-media artist Todd Umhoefer from Milwaukee, WI. Guitarist, percussionist, and vocalist since 1996, songwriter since 2005.
Involved in independent music production and publishing since youth. Learned guitar by playing punk rock- from unnamed basement projects to “bassist” in late-90s Slayer-esque Milwaukee vegan cult Killtheslavemaster (toured with Since by Man and permissively crashed Racetraitor’s set at Hellfest ’99).
Joined Madison, WI thunder rock outfit Colony of Watts in early-00s, formed Sector Five Records with Driftless Pony Club, Vox Humana, and others. Produced compilation CDs, album release parties, basement shows, touring both regionally and cross-country.
Began solo songwriting in late-00s, moved back to Milwaukee to study fine art and teach. Met Christopher Porterfield, shared members and stages with Field Report. Began self-publishing as Arrow Girl with the release of “a low place at The Old Place,” began co-publishing in the UK with Edinburgh-based Mini50 Records. Toured Scotland in 2013.
Old Earth records and performances have featured numerous loved ones in such acts such as as Field Report, Altos, Hello Death, Twin Brother, Volcano Choir, Peter Wolf Crier, Jon Mueller, and William Ryan Fritch.
Opened for S. Carey, Field Report, Jon Mueller, Aero Flynn, Jaill, Wrekmeister Harmonies, Peals, and Rose Windows.
Joined this evening by special guest Christopher Porterfield of Field Report!!