Silver Wren is the psych-folk project of Ross Campbell (age 20). He currently lives in Gainesville, Florida where he is pursuing a degree in International Studies at UF.
Campbell’s musical experience is eclectic. During his high school years in Tampa he played electric-guitar for the hip-hop artist Anonymous as well as bass for the costumed metal-funk band Suggestion. All the while he composed psychedelic-grunge under the name Somelsewhere and drew influences from the melodic, fit song-writing of Sufjan Stevens and the visual soundscapes of Animal Collective.
In March 2011, the desire to make something experimental yet accessible led him to start recording and writing as Silver Wren.
The debut EP for the project titled Window In The Wreath is the compiled result of two-mini EP’s he recorded in his bedroom over the summer.
The five-tracks on the EP speak for the indecisive, developing sound of Silver Wren. It is an infusion of acoustic and electronic instrumentation to create something that is ambiguous; sprawling in-between genres to resolve in simple melodies.
A full-length for the project is currently being written and recorded.