Roy Peak has played electric bass in more bands than he
cares to remember for more years than he can remember.
Some of these bands were Soul
Guardians, Radio Berlin, The Problems, Reactor, Red Afternoon,
Fish Out of Water, 86 Love, and many more.
He wrote the theme song for the Utica, New York radio show
My Lawn and recently released his debut album, titled
All Is Well which is available at
Amazon, and CD Baby.
Preferring old beat-to-death P-basses with flatwound strings
tuned down a whole step, Roy's bass playing has been described
as "orchestral and driving" and "Entwistle's
Klaus Voormann's tone."
His solo material--where he puts down the bass and picks up his
Epiphone Texan--has been likened to
Hamell on Trial, an angry
Live shows often showcase cover versions of songs by Liz Phair,
Randy Newman, and The Minus 5.
Roy has helped design and build sound systems and equipment for
numerous area churches, clubs and local sound companies as well
as for Lucas Arts Films and
Ringling Bros. Circus. If you've played on stage in any
North Florida club or church in the past fifteen years you've
probably used something Roy built.
Roy runs a recording studio which he runs out
of his house. He has produced CDs for
Robert Lester Folsom,
and many more.
A selected discography can be found
Roy has written several book and CD
reviews for various online publications--such as
The King Tut Vintage Album And Cassette Museum Of Jacksonville.