The Violet Crown EP

by The Soul Pilots (The Sun Machine)

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The debut and last EP from Austin, TX Indie Rock collective as The Soul Pilots now known as The Sun Machine. Recorded at E.A.R. Studios on the East Side.


released May 7, 2012

The Soul Pilots - "The Violet Crown EP"

The Soul Pilots are:

Nathanael Isaiah Rendon - Vox/Bass/Guitar

Tito Ruiz: Vox/Keys/Synths

JJ Aguilar - Lead Guitar

Jeff Wallace - Rhythm Guitar

Jese Hernandez - Drums

Ernest Luna - Percussion

With Appearances by:

James Stevens - Vox

Michael Rey - Sound Design/Percussion

Produced by Michael Rey
Recorded @ East Austin Recording (E.A.R.) Studios, Austin, TX
Recording Engineer - James Stevens
Recording Engineer - Michael Rey
Assistant Engineer - Kyle Ratcliff

Mixed by Michael Rey @ Colorsounds, Austin, TX

Mastered by Bill Bless @ Bless Records

Michael Rey would like to give thanks to Erica, Lola, Zeus, the Stevens family, Christopher Thorn & mom.

The Soul Pilots would like to thank: MRey, James, Kyle and everyone at E.A.R. Studios for believing in this EP and being such bad asses, our families for their lifelong support of our dreams, and of course our amazing fans and friends. Guys without you all this would not be possible and we thank you for always partying with us. We look forward to the next chapter of this journey and sharing it with peeps old and new! Much love to everyone picking this up and we can't wait to see you and hear from you!



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The Soul Pilots Austin

(Formerly The Soul Pilots) 5 dudes bringing a unique blend that we call PDR. (Psychedelic Dance Rock)

Nate Rendon (vocals, guitar, bass)
Jeff Wallace (vocals, guitar)
Jese Hernandez (drums and backing vocals)
Tito Ruiz (keyboards, synth, vocals and backing vocals) Ernie Luna (percussion and backing vocals).
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