A Bermudian musician and student at Berklee is featured on
the prestigious school’s newest album.
Chris West is a member of the group Western Den. The group
is featured on Dorm Sessions 9, the new release by Berklee’s student-run label,
Heavy Rotation Records.
According to a press statement, the compilation—a mix
of rock, blues, folk, Americana, pop, rumba, reggae, indie rock, and
electronica by Berklee students and alumni—also features Fate & the Family
Band, Oyinda, Redwood Deville, Los Rumberos, Dav3, Night Lights, Salda, and
The Western Den is the collaboration of Berklee students Deni Hlavinka and Mr
Together, they blend compelling folk harmonies with ambient
textures to produce a sound all their own.
The duo released their debut EP, Battle Hymns, in May of
2013, and opened for Melissa Ferrick on the Northeastern leg of her national
tour that summer.
The Western Den is currently based in Boston, performing and
working on their full-length album.