Bayonne hasn’t slowed down since the release of his debut album Primitives, released by Mom+Pop in March. The Austin-based artist has shared the new…Read More
Roger Sellers is a lot of things. He’s a minimalist composer with a knack for making hypnotic, enveloping songs from a few repeated musical phrases. He’s a gifted musician who is mostly self-taught, having abandoned formal study because it was draining the life from his work. He’s a self-described disciple of Phil Collins. What he is not, however — despite multiple press reports to the contrary — is a DJ.
“I started developing a decent following in Austin,” he says, “but most of the time when I would play, the press would say something like ‘Local DJ Roger Sellers,’ or ‘Roger Sellers is playing a late-night DJ set.’ I think it was maybe because my live set involves a table full of gear, a drum set and headphones, but the average person probably knows more about DJing than I do.'” To combat the misunderstanding, Sellers printed up stickers reading, “Roger Sellers is Not a DJ,” and eventually adopted the alias Bayonne, changing his name without altering his approach.
Texas native Roger Sellers has been experimenting with blending the electronic, ambient, Americana, and folk genres on a run of albums since his 17…Read More
With the release of Bayonne’s debut album Primitives (out March 25th via Mom+Pop) around the corner, the project’s Roger Sellers has shared his new…Read More
Roger Sellers AKA: Bayonne is a minimalist composer with a knack for making hypnotic, enveloping songs from a few repeated musical phrases. He’s a…Read More
“Spectrolite” by Bayonne is Northern Transmissions’ ‘Song of the Day’. The track is off Bayonne’s forthcoming release, coming out in 2016 on Mom +…Read More
Bayonne, the new moniker of Austin based artist Roger Sellers, is hitting the road this month playing shows with Chairlift, Kelela, Empress Of and…Read More
Today Bayonne (Roger Sellers) releases his video for the single “Spectrolite” The video clip the viewer on a vivid plane ride. Bayonne will release…Read More
Roger Sellers is a lot of things. He’s a minimalist composer with a knack for making hypnotic, enveloping songs from a few repeated musical…Read More