They cut their teeth covering Steely Dan; they didn’t even know what a Bodhisattva was. As any south paw should, Chobey emulated Jimi Hendrix. Those were different times and many bands ago which lacked a signature sound.
Gulley is now. Gulley is a rock band fronted by brothers Chobey and Nick Badgio. The sound is Woodstock 69 meets early 90’s college radio rock. An elaboration can be heard on Salem, Gulley’s 10 song album recorded at Mitch Easter’s Fidelitorium Recordings in 2013 and released earlier this year. The tank is not empty, though. Chobey and Nick have their signature on songs yet to be recorded. They are different, but still Gulley. Because they are “never going back to their old school”.
Salem was released to a packed show at the Garage in downtown Winston-Salem. One week prior, film maker Jack Pennington released the mini-documentary Camel City Chaos: the making of Salem.
Gulley has shared the stage with the Dirty Guv’nahs, Mount Moriah, and others. They also headlined the indie rock stage of the 2014 Triad Music Festival. [+]