Restavrant (Rest^vRant) is junkyard high art. A catapult that soaks in a wealth of contrasting influences and Pollacks back the
mash obscuring any predictable template of genre. Electrocana, roots,
punk, country and slide blues would seem to be rough acts to merger but
through the mad science of front man Troy Murrah the formula hits the
Murrah, a thirty something Los Angeles based Victoria, Texas native possesses a restless wiring that lends
dimensional creativity to his projects incorporating visual art and a
compelling asthetic in live shows as well as promotional materials. Troy
got a late start musically but hit the ground running. During a
moderate "social hiatus" he shacked up with a Silvertone and cut his
teeth on the works of Mississippi Fred McDowell. He began as a solo one
man band act until joining forces with J State who expanded the dynamic
and provided percussion, Korg and back up vocals on the 2008 Narnack
records realease 'Returns to the Tomb of Guiliano Medidici' and the 2011 album ' Yeah I Carve Cheetahs' under Hillgrass Bluebilly Records.
In the current incarnation, Murrah is backed by a rotating cast of
talent that captains the elaborate salvage lot trash kit that serves as
the driving force of the bands overall sound.
hybrid of big belt buckle break loops, slide, banjo, vox and harp have
been well received over the course of two full length releases and an
extensive west coast and european tour.