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Nico

Alternative Funk Groove Rock

Discography

2001 Burn NSI Records
2003 Bly
2004 Live at Haddam
2004 Nashvegas EP
2011 What Matters (single)
2012 Christmas Balls

Burn

2001 NSI Records

Produced by Michael Been & Nico
Co-produced by Dan Russell & Lee Kizer III
Engineered & Mastered by Lee Kizer III at Sleeping Giant Recordings in Amesbury, MA
Mixed by Danny Horrid, Lee Kizer III, and Nico
Overdubs done by Greg Scott in Minneapolis, MN
Cover design by Sam McKinniss

  1. Truth (5:20)
  2. Sillyman (3:49)
  3. Real (5:42)
  4. See You Around (4:51)
  5. How Do You Fall Out of Love (3:39)
  6. You (4:02)
  7. In Your Eyes (6:18)
  8. Blue Star (6:51)
  9. Move Me (4:45)
  10. I Just Wanna be a Hippy (5:38)
  11. I Will Fly (7:09)
  12. Burn (13:46)

Bly

2003 Independent

Produced by Nico
Recorded at Chthonic Studios, Connecticut, USA
Mixed by John Morrical
Drums recorded in a 3 story concrete stairwell

  1. I Hate It (5:03)
  2. Spoil My Blues (3:42)
  3. Hey You (3:40)
  4. 29 Days (5:02)
  5. Big Blue Sky (4:48)
  6. Sister Free (4:15)
  7. Sister Free (Reprise) (1:21)
  8. Red Cent (4:38)
  9. Chasin' the Wind (4:50)
  10. I Am (5:53)
  11. Soul Rain (4:47)
  12. Down (5:23)

Live at Haddam

2004 Independent

Recorded live at the Haddam Youth Center in Haddam, CT by Steve Wytas (Audio 911) Circa 2004

Nico (Nico Boesten) - Lead vox, acoustic, electric, keys
Scotty B (Scott Bryant) - Electric guitar & BGVs
Pablo Honey (Paul Phillips) - Bass & BGVs
Pappy (Mark Popadic) - Drums

  1. Yamahog (3:05)
  2. Spoil My Blues (3:31)
  3. Soul Rain (5:06)
  4. Hey You (5:10)

Nashvegas EP

2004 Independent

Produced by Mitch Dane at Sputnik Studios in Nashville, TN

Nico Boesten
Scotty B.
Mitch Dane
Pablo Honey
Pappy

  1. Just Another Day (3:44)
  2. Feel (3:33)
  3. Bridge Over Troubled Water (5:29)

What Matters (single)

2011 Independent

Recorded at Lille Gard Studios (Kelowna, BC) by Andrew Smith. Upright Bass & Hammond recorded at Solar Nest Arts Studio, Kelowna, BC.

This was inspired by a dream I had about my dad 3 years after he died from cancer. Read the full story, watch the interview, and take in the music video.

Written by Nico Boesten along with Andrew Smith & Norm Strauss

Nico Boesten - Lead vox, acoustic guitar
Andrew Smith - Electric guitar
Brian Wiebe - Fretless bass
Malcolm Petch - Hammond
Graham Ord - Pedal Steel
Eric Funk - Drums
Ari Neufeld - Background vocals & beer bottle sound effect

Mixed & Mastered at Lille Gard Studios by Andrew Smith
Produced by Nico Boesten

  1. What Matters (4:29)

Christmas Balls

2012 Independent

Recorded live off the floor with the Christmas Balls band at the Streaming Cafe on a cold Sunday Nov. 11 afternoon. We got together with no prior practices, ran through the tunes, and hit RECORD with no agenda in place. This is what came out.

Nico Boesten - Vox, acoustic guitar
Michael Donley - Electric guitar, BGVs
Brian Wiebe - Upright bass
Corey Janz - Hammond, BGVs
Eric Funk - Drums, dancing
Jamie Prentice - Engineering help

Recorded live off the floor at the Streaming Cafe (streamingcafe.net). Mixed / mastered by Brian Wiebe at Solar Nest Arts Studio.

  1. We Three Kings (4:24)
  2. Angels We Have Heard on High (4:28)