Little Brutes

Little Brutes

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LITTLE BRUTES is Rachael Cantu and Harlan Silverman, an LA based indie-pop duo with irresistible melodies, infectious lyrics and beautifully executed instrumentation. Harlan, a Berkeley School of Music trained multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, has gained notoriety for his work with The Belle Brigade and Mayer Hawthorne. Rachael, a self-taught singer/songwriter, has released two solo albums, "Run All Night" and "Far and Wide", and toured internationally with Tegan and Sara, Ben Lee, Pat Benatar and B.B. King. More Info »

Top Albums

  • Desire
    Desire
  • EP
    EP
  • Indie/Rock Playlist: February (2012)
    Indie/Rock Playlist: February (2012)
  • Holiday EP
    Holiday EP
  • We Must Pay (feat. Rachael Cantu & Harlan)
    We Must Pay (feat. Rachael Cantu & Harlan)
  • Little Brutes
    Little Brutes
  • Desire - EP
    Desire - EP
  • Carefully - Jasper Leak Remix
    Carefully - Jasper Leak Remix
  • Carefully (Ted Gowans Remix)
    Carefully (Ted Gowans Remix)
  • Long Time Ago
    Long Time Ago
  • 53
    53
  • Youtube
    Youtube
  • Little Brutes EP
    Little Brutes EP
  • @2 Mad
    @2 Mad
  • Desire (EP)
    Desire (EP)
  • DESIRE EP
    DESIRE EP
  • XmaZ-11
    XmaZ-11
  • We Must Pay (feat. Rachael Cantu & Harlan) - Single
    We Must Pay (feat. Rachael Cantu & Harlan) - Single
  • Little Brutes - EP
    Little Brutes - EP
  • Tell-A-Vision
    Tell-A-Vision
  • IRP 2012 02
    IRP 2012 02
  • Holiday
    Holiday
  • Indie Rock Playlist: February 2012
    Indie Rock Playlist: February 2012
  • Little Brutes E.P.
    Little Brutes E.P.
  • Indie/Rock Playlist: February
    Indie/Rock Playlist: February
  • Used To Be
    Used To Be
  • 2011
    2011
  • February (2012)
    February (2012)
  • KickKickSnare - Exclusive
    KickKickSnare - Exclusive
  • Covers
    Covers
  • Unreleased
    Unreleased
  • Indie/Rock Playlist - 02 - 2012 - February
    Indie/Rock Playlist - 02 - 2012 - February
  • What's the next track?
    What's the next track?
  • Holiday - EP
    Holiday - EP
  • And I'm All Hooked Up
    And I'm All Hooked Up
  • VA - Irp 201202
    VA - Irp 201202
  • We Must Pay
    We Must Pay
  • IndyRock
    IndyRock
  • Cover
    Cover
  • Indie-Rock Playlist: February
    Indie-Rock Playlist: February
  • Indie Rock Playlist
    Indie Rock Playlist
  • IRP: February 2012
    IRP: February 2012
  • Indie Rock 2012 Feb (Criznittle)
    Indie Rock 2012 Feb (Criznittle)
  • Indie/Rock Collection: February 2012
    Indie/Rock Collection: February 2012
  • Various Indie goodies
    Various Indie goodies
  • We Must Pay (feat. Rachael Cantu  Harlan)
    We Must Pay (feat. Rachael Cantu Harlan)
  • IRP - Feb 12 (Indie/Rock Playlist: February 2012)
    IRP - Feb 12 (Indie/Rock Playlist: February 2012)
  • February
    February

Little Brutes. Artist Bio

LITTLE BRUTES is Rachael Cantu and Harlan Silverman, an LA based indie-pop duo with irresistible melodies, infectious lyrics and beautifully executed instrumentation.

Harlan, a Berkeley School of Music trained multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, has gained notoriety for his work with The Belle Brigade and Mayer Hawthorne. Rachael, a self-taught singer/songwriter, has released two solo albums, "Run All Night" and "Far and Wide", and toured internationally with Tegan and Sara, Ben Lee, Pat Benatar and B.B. King.

While on tour with B.B. King, promoting Rachael’s latest album, Harlan joined Rachael on stage as her lead guitarist/backing vocalist. During their downtime on the southern leg of the tour, Harlan and Rachael began their collaboration almost accidentally. In their dressing room before shows, Harlan would improvise guitar melodies while Rachael made up lyrics to go along.

What initially began as a fun and creative way to pass the time turned into an easy and organic songwriting partnership. The seeds of the songs they wrote while traveling with B.B. King have grown into their debut EP, an earnest reflection of the duality of loving life on the road and missing the loved ones left behind.

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