Alternative rock quartet Jestr draws inspiration from mythology, the paranormal along with any curious manifestations or bizarre tales. Based out of Lafayette, Louisiana, Jestr was initially devised as a solo project by Brett Bradley at the end of 2019, the name Jestr comes from a strong spiritual experience Brett had. Recording for the debut album began in late 2020, with the band’s current line-up materializing in spring of 2021.
«We’re thrilled to release Birth Of A Charlatan! This is one of our proudest moments and remains a personal favorite among the band. Diving into celebrity worship culture, Charlatan explores what so many of us desire. We hope you enjoy it!». The track Scare You,
Birth Of Charlatan unleashes a theatrical thrill with a dissonant chord progression and hypnotic rhythms. The contrasting instrumentation and arrangement, with a pantomime twist, delivers a fantastical and darkly humorous effect. Intense staccato guitar rhythms accompanied with smooth soaring vocals have an alluring effect, building into a powerful chorus hook. The title track Birth Of A Charlatan,
Jestr aren’t afraid to explore the unfavorable aspects of life, but make sure to come out the other side laughing. The energetic outfit have aptly portrayed the vanity of celebrity culture and created something satirical and highly entertaining. The track Ghost Of You,
Brett Bradley: vocals, lead guitar.
Zack Guidry: rhythm guitar
Alex Miller: bass guitar
Austin Wood: drums/percussion.
Release format: Digital.
Birth Of A Charlatan credits:
Written by Brett Bradley
Producer: Dylan Frederick
Vocals: Brett Bradley
Harmony Vocals: Brett Bradley
Guitar arrangements: Brett Bradley
Bass Guitar: Brett Bradley
Drums: Dylan Frederick
Synth: Dylan Frederick