The people who worked on this first album have been brought together from all over. Some were recorded remotely, and some in person. We hope you enjoy the results!
Vocals & Keyboards
Steve has been performing and composing music since childhood.
He has written and performed for many musical genres, including television, radio, contemporary dance, theatre, modern classical, choirs and bands – most notably as series composer for Channel Four‘s flagship UK ’Time Team’ series for 15 years.
As both bass player and drummer, Steve has played alongside Pulp, The Monochrome Set, Glen Matlock, and many others.
Steve was also shortlisted for the Michael Tippet Prize for new classical music for his three movement minimalist piano sonata, ‘3x4x1’
This is his debut project as sole writer and lead vocalist.
Maitreya is a London based guitarist, songwriter, composer and arranger.
He spent his early years as a guitarist in bands. Highlights: supporting Chris Difford, Starsailor, Paul Carrack and a pub brawl in Wood Green.
Maitreya also works as a music educator and media composer. Alongside contributing to KPM Music, West One Music Group and Deep East Music catalogues, his past clients include T-Mobile, Powerade, Rimmel, Coca-Cola and Sony Ericsson. As a teacher, he arranges music for guitar quartets and also conducts a jazz big band.
Trevor is an English musician, composer and producer.
Born in London, he began playing the guitar in 1982 and has since released several albums under his own name and that of his bands, Deva and the award winning Disassembler.
He has played with Paul Weller, Seb Rochford, Mark Lockheart, Annie Whitehead, Winston Clifford, DavePriseman, Dudley Philips, Julian Siegel, Hossam Ramzy and many more.
Charlie is a dancer, musician and songwriter. As a musician, she is most at home on the piano, but also plays violin and trumpet. She has performed as a dancer in many London shows as part of Adele’s Dance School.
She has a natural talent with words, and some of her lyrics are currently in production on the second USP album.
Electric & Standup Bass
Jimmy is a composer, producer, and bassist based in Los Angeles.
As a composer, Jimmy has written music for various films, TV shows, commercials, and trailers. His songs have been used by HBO, ABC, NBC, MTV, USA, Google, Nike, Apple, Visa, Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, Target, AT&T, and many more. As a bassist, he has played with The Fray, Rose Hill Drive, Ryan Bingham, Scars On 45, The Flobots, Cary Brothers, Crosby Loggins, Van Stee, Meese, and many more.
In addition, Jimmy has had the pleasure to play numerous gigs both nationally and around the world as well as popular TV shows such as Jay Leno, David Letterman, Ellen, Conan O’Brien, Good Morning America, Craig Ferguson, and others.
Nate is a Nashville based Drummer, Writer, Producer, and Multi-Instrumentalist with over 15 years of professional experience.
Originally from Boulder, CO, his early musical career was spent as a founding member and drummer of the critically acclaimed Rock band Rose Hill Dive, with whom he recorded 4 full length studio albums and toured the world headlining shows and opening for legendary rock bands such as The Who, Van Halen, Aerosmith, The Black Crowes, Stone Temple Pilots, Queens Of The Stone Age, Jane’s Addiction, and others.
Nate branched out as a freelance musician in the late 2000’s and has since gone on to drum for artists such as Mary Chapin Carpenter, Rodney Crowell, Ryan Bingham, Hiss Golden Messenger, Brandy Clark, and many others. He has scored full length films with Oscar winners and had his original compositions placed with companies such as HBO, Chase, Facebook, Target, Ford, and more. He has worked with producers such as Brendan O’Brien, Jim Scott, Nick DiDia, and others, and has been doing online drum tracks out of his own studio as well in-person sessions for over 10 years.
Nate also writes and performs his own original music under the name Plutinos, and released his debut LP in 2018.
Mixing & Mastering
Nico is a French sound engineer based in Los Angeles.
He has been working with some of the best artists and producers in the music business. His credits Include Daft Punk, Paul Mc Cartney, Katy Perry, Lana Del Rey, Coldplay, Avicii, Calvin Harris, the Chainsmokers, Martin Garrix, Madonna…
Many Projects have been nominated and won Grammys. His credits include: Sir Paul McCartney, Coldplay, Daft Punk, Katy Perry, Calvin Harris, Avicii, Mark Ronson, Rammstein, Michael Buble, Mana, The Rolling Stones, Madeleine Peyroux, Tony Bennett, Madonna, Dwight Yoakam, Justin Beiber, Martin Garrix, Mary J. Blige, Kings of Leon, Post Malone, Lana Del Rey, Nick Jonas and tons of others!
Music written in the city, looking up at the stars, and out toward the oceans…
Our energy and inspiration for these songs comes from the smallest things, from fragments of time. These are stories of failure, of childhood, of love and loss, of adventure and chaos, but always from the heart, always honest.