About El Cantador
Mobile, Alabama's El Cantador has been churning out tunes since 2007. While the line-up and musical direction has changed since then, the band's core consists of songwriter/guitar player Heath Underwood, Sean Murphy (drums), and Alex Scharr (bass/vocals). The band has self released two EPs, a festival winning music video, a live disc,and a Split EP with Pensacola, FL based band Johnny Apple-Eyes.
Their first full-length record "Fools For Light" was released on May 3rd, 20011on their own independent moniker Friends Fight Records.
Most recent festivals include the Hangout Beach and Music Festival (2010), Bayfest (2009), and Next Big Nashville (2009).
They have been compared to Pavement, Modest Mouse, and Wilco, but El Cantador's sound is still evolving and remains distinctly their own.