Noah Engel

Rock Soup is a return to comfort food for apartment rock multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Noah Engel. Noah was blackmailed by an (anonymous) billionaire to return to to the hallowed halls of his former high school, this time as a teacher. Noah found himself lonely and without his band (Harmony House) so he decided to take up every instrument himself on this raucous 11-track LP.

Rock Soup served as a way for Noah to talk himself through the sometimes funny sometimes melancholic return to high school, mostly working and recording out of his dad’s art studio in Sag Harbor, NY. Noah finds a balance between looseness and precision, between melancholy and humor, between harmony and dissonance on his second full length LP.

Noah returns to his true love, rock ‘n’ roll, but much like his return to high school, this time, it is different. The desks, books, teachers, water fountains are all the same but his relationship to them has changed. Rock Soup is an album about returning, returning to those simple three chord patterns, once exciting, powerful, and new; now worn in and grown old with time, time to marinate and age in the annals of the collective unconscious, growing richer and more complex flavors like the broth of a soup. This is how Rock Soup manifested itself into completion.

The 11-track LP will come out August 26th of 2017, self-released by Noah Engel and friends under the guise of Digital Soup.


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