D. Bess

D. Bess

Originally from Honolulu, Hawaii, D. Bess is a rambling one-man act who calls the good ol' USA home. Since 2010 he has been honing the strange art of live-looping (recording various instruments on the fly) to create a full band sound. Although reggae is the foundation of his sound, D. Bess meshes blues, funk, dub, ska, hip-hop, folk and even country into his original grooves.

His first full-length solo album, Man vs. Bear, is an "ambitious, genre-tripping groove-athon... Bess dazzles as a one-man band, writing, playing and singing everything... more