Dave Gutter is a singer, songwriter, composer and performer from Portland Me. Gutter has been renown as one of the most perceptive and enigmatic lyricists of his time and is best known for his work as frontman of indie rock groups; Rustic Overtones, Armies and Paranoid Social Club.
Gutter studied production in 2000 under longtime David Bowie producer Tony Visconti and more recently with Eric Krasno.
From 2001 till present he has garnered international acclaim as a songwriter and lyricist for multiple grammy award winning artists and is still actively performing more than 100 shows a year with Rustic Overtones, Armies, Paranoid Social Club and as a solo artist.
Rustic Overtones are a seven piece rock band from Portland Maine who's discography spans 20 years. The bands unique version of indie rock is strongly influenced by soul music, garage punk, jazz and psychedelic music of the 60's and 70's.
"a unique sound steeped in both Earth, Wind and Fire-style funk and late-era Beatles psychedelia." -Rolling Stone
"Rustic's firepower-a skintight rhythm section, soulful keyboards, stinging guitars, funky horns and the potent, complex, and totally engrossing voice of frontman Dave Gutter" -Billboard Magazine