Saint Rich is the musical partnership of Delicate Steve bandmates Christian Peslak and Steve Marion. Under the name Delicate Steve, Steve Marion recorded Wondervisions, an instrumental record released by David Byrne’s Luaka Bop label that entered the world via a glowing New York Times review. He followed it up with a second, equally heralded release, Positive Force. With vocal appreciation from many of the indie-rock world’s beloved bands and constant touring, the band began its own ascent into the indie pantheon.

One day last year, during a pause in near constant touring for Delicate Steve, Marion began to work on some new material with Christian Peslak, the group’s guitarist and a musical collaborator of Marion’s since high school. At their rehearsal space in Marion’s home in rural Sussex County, New Jersey, the duo found themselves working together in ways that felt completely different than their work on Delicate Steve songs.

Marion put down his guitar and got behind the drum kit. Peslak started strumming the opening chords to “Dreams,” a new song they’d finish within the hour. By the end of the weekend, neither had left the house. There were seven new songs. And a new band. They named it Saint Rich.

Peslak has provided the rhythmic guitar bedrock to Marion’s wandering melody lines in Delicate Steve. On Beyond the Drone, the debut album from Saint Rich, it’s fair to say that Marion has created the bedrock for Peslak’s wandering.

Saint Rich & Dr. Dog cover one another on split EP. "The Casual Freefall" is now on Noise Trade. Saint Rich and Dr. Dog tour starts January 25 in NYC.

Saint Rich & Dr. Dog Cover One Another

New Jersey duo Saint Rich and Philadelphia band Dr. Dog have teamed for both an extensive US tour and a very special collaborative recording. The two have released a four song EP together via the free download site Noise Trade. The Casual Freefall tour EP contains four tracks. Each band covered the other and there is a song from each respective band’s own record. Dr Dog,

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New Saint Rich video for "Officer" & new tour dates. "Beyond The Drone" comes out September 30 on Merge Records.

Saint Rich Reveal Video ‘Officer’ & Tour

Today, Saint Rich premiered the new video for “Officer” from their forthcoming debut album Beyond the Drone. The band also announced more tour dates including the CMJ Music Festival & CBGB Festival in New York. A full list of tour dates is below.

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Saint Rich to release "Beyond The Drone" this October on Merge Records/ Will tour this fall in North America with Wild Belle

Saint Rich To Release Debut Album On Merge

Saint Rich is the musical partnership of Delicate Steve bandmates Christian Peslak and Steve Marion. Download “Officer” from Beyond the Drone at the band’s website and see the band on tour with Wild Belle in September and October.

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