Pedal steel and guitar out of Denver, CO. I have had several songs featured on Sirius/XM's "Outlaw Country" channel and also been profiled in Vintage Guitar Magazine. My mission is to come up with the right part and tone that works for your song.
I am passionate about the American Music Song and am here to add the right amount of sparkle to your creations.
As a student of the country, americana, blues, jazz, R&B, southern rock and folk traditions I draw on a wealth of musical knowledge to create and capture sounds that enhance the track. From 1920 to 2020 I've got you covered. Hooks, harmonies, hip solos -- I dig it all.
As a performer I have been direct support for artists such as Son Volt, Dickey Betts, Marty Stuart, David Allan Coe, Desert Rose Band, American Aquarium, Dylan LeBlanc, JP Harris, Delbert McClinton, Junior Brown, John Anderson, Bill Frisell, Lukas Nelson, Mike And The Moonpies... and even Foghat.
My instruments are guitar and pedal steel and I've got a Nashville-caliber collection of instruments and amps in my home studio. Depending on the situation I may mic the amp directly or run it through the UA Ox Box. DAW is Logic.
Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.
3 ReviewsEndorse Adam Stern
I had Adam play on an Americana track that needed some subtle, atmospheric pedal steel. He served the song well, playing where needed and laying out at times to leave space for other elements. Overall very tasteful with excellent tone/recording quality. Will definitely be hiring him in the future.
Adam was professional and conscientious of exactly the vibe I was going for. He delivered great sounding tracks! Will definitely work with him again.
I have had Adam play pedal steel on my band project and also some solo songs and he is an incredibly versatile and tasteful player. He provided me with multiple takes on each song that I could edit into the best parts for the songs. Adam is also one of the most practiced and dedicated players I know in the Denver music scene. I would highly recommend his services for pedal steel or guitar tracks.