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“Keep It Wild” Video Shoot

I shot a music video today. Direction by the wonderful Ray Mann. Suit by Bonne Suits. Mask by Deiters. The song is called “Keep It Wild” and it’s going to knock your socks off.

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Infinite Nights

Happy Birthday to The Blood Arm‘s fourth album “Infinite Nights”- released on this day in 2013! 

Written largely on laptops when we first moved to Berlin, the record took an introspective and experimental turn. There’s something for everybody here- hard rockers, acoustic ballads, bedroom pop and even a surf workout. The album was made in the early days of crowdfunding, and since it was paid for by fans, we still hold it close to our hearts. 

Released via R.I.P. Ben Lee Records , “Infinite Nights” spawned two singles, the guitar-driven “Midnight Moan” and the gonzo-country-romp “Matters of the Heart”. Follow the link in our bio to see the videos for both, directed by Ivan Flugelman . CD copies of this album are still available via The Blood Arm’s website

Polaroids by James Perou.

Live shot by Bekki Newton.

Album artwork by Matthew Wheeler.

Illustrations by Bárbara Fonseca.

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Thee Nathaniel Fregoso & the Bountiful Hearts

Oh Baby! Lyric Video

Check out the lyric video for ‘Oh Baby!’. It involves a giant chair in Lichtenberg and a very small dancing man. Originally made in 2014, it was never released, but remains a document of those halcyon days. Watch it here.

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Album Released Today

Our self-titled album Thee Nathaniel Fregoso & the Bountiful Hearts has been released today via R.I.P. Ben Lee Records. Stream it on Spotify, Apple Music or Tidal or buy it on Bandcamp. Watch the video for ‘Just Like Seventh Heaven’ here and the video for ‘Oh Baby!’ here. We did it!

Photo by Malia James. Artwork by Gabriella Seemann.

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Zitty Berlin

Our self-titled album comes out this Friday via RIP Ben Lee Records. You’ll find links to our videos here and here and a pre-order on Bandcamp right here. zitty Berlin gave it three-out-of-four Zs and said:

“That Fregoso likes risking a thick lip, you know the biggest hit of his band The Blood Arm: “I love all the girls and all the girls love me.” Also, the solo debut of the Berliner-by-choice starts with fanfare and the song title “I’m a Star”. But Fregoso 60s-70s-infected Indie-Glam Rock is fun and sometimes sounds like the Strokes in a show suit.”

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Recording at The Cave

Here are a few shots of the Bountiful Hearts recording at Josiah Mazzaschi’s The Cave, back in L.A., October 2010. This is the lineup that helped me develop the songs on Thee Nathaniel Fregoso & the Bountiful Hearts. Randy Billings, Becky Gebhardt and Joel Isaac Black are all extremely talented musicians who poured their energy and magic into the album and made it something special. Listen to it this Friday on your favorite streaming service via R.I.P. Ben Lee Records.

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Freshmilk.TV Interview

“I play loud rock and roll music. That’s all I ever want to play.”

Check out this interview with Freshmilk.tv. Thee Nathaniel Fregoso & the Bountiful Hearts will be released on 30. October via R.I.P. Ben Lee Records. Pre-order here.

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Bountiful Hearts DE

Here you have portraits of Bountiful Hearts DE which featured Robert Kerner on guitar, Dino Gollnick on bass and Joel Isaac Black on drums. These were taken before our gig at the former Bang Bang Club in Kreuzberg which is now called Maze. Our album will be released via RIP Ben Lee Records on 30. October. Pre-order here.

Photos by Dominik Wojcik.

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‘Oh Baby’ Single

The third single from Thee Nathaniel Fregoso & the Bountiful Hearts is called ‘Oh Baby!’ and will be released this Friday via RIP Ben Lee Records . Check out the single artwork by Gabriella Seemann and watch the video below.

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Transatlantic Panic Attack

The latest single from Thee Nathaniel Fregoso & the Bountiful Hearts is called Transatlantic Panic Attack and is available today via R.I.P. Ben Lee Records on all streaming platforms. Check out the artwork by Gabriella Seemann below and pre-order the album on Bandcamp.