Ecstasy of Twang
Lance Romance Bakemeyer
"Kerry Pastine & the Crime Scene's songs should be in Quentin Tarantino movies. There’s a fierceness in the band’s energetic live shows; the four musicians clearly feed off of each other." - Westword 2017
Lance "Romance" Bakemeyer has been playing and recording Rockabilly music and related genres for over 30 years. This includes songs recorded with the Hillbilly Hellcats, the Calf Branders, Mustang Lightning, the Railbenders, Kerry Pastine and the Crime Scene, and many more bands and artists. All songs are 100% written by Lance Bakemeyer. Lance has over 350 songs and "Cues" Registered with BMI. Almost every song registered has been used in TV and several movies. Lance has songs mainly used as background music on MTV, Vh1, the Discovery Channel, ABC, HGTV, the History Channel, and many more. As of the end of the 2017, the Hillbilly Hellcats and Lance Romance Bakemeyer had:
Over 300 Youtube videos Over 2 million Spotify streams. (This follows thousands of recordings sold on iTunes and Amazon in pre-streaming days). Over 4200 TV and Film placements since 2011. Toured to 16 Countries and 40 U.S. States.
Featured guitarists that have played and recorded with Lance include - Danny B Harvey, Jinx Jones, Chuck Hughes, Jim Dalton, Tony Asnicar, Jonny Barber, Eric Boa, Paul Shellooe and many more.
Lance is currently recording and playing live with Kerry Pastine and the Crime Scene. Lance also occasionally performs live on a "Fly-In" basis with several artists including the Hillbilly Hellcats, and Jinx Jones. In 2017 and 2018 Lance has mainly concentrated on recording, producing, licensing, and writing songs.
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