press kit - bio:
Eden Automatic defines the new dark alternative, with heavy guitars
spiraling in and around silky vocals, a moving bass line, and unexpected rhythms, which add an erotic texture to
an eerie soundscape. Layered in parts by guitarist Doug Conlon,
bassist Greg Terhune, and drummer Scott Miles, while Annette Conlon provides lead
vocals and additional guitar.
A four-piece rock band from Dallas, fronted by Annette Conlon,
Eden Automatic delivers the instant pleasure promised by their
name. Constant travel has built a
regional fan base in Texas, Louisiana, Colorado, Oklahoma, and
New Mexico - from small venues to fairs and festivals - Eden
Automatic has forged a new genre.
Eden Automatic plays festivals, to local bars, to colleges, and has played the Main Stage at the Texas State Fair from 1999-2006. The band has opened for The Pretenders, The B-52s, Missing Persons, The Outfield, Little River Band, 38 Special, Cory Glover, Dread Zeppelin, and Duran Duran.
Not limited to live performances, Eden Automatic was selected
as the feature band for the internationally televised TV Show
"Net Talk Live".
In the Movies...
Eden Automatic has had several songs placed in many movies
over the years:
- I'll Love You To Death (Not Your Familiar) - Suburban
Nightmare (2004 - EI)
- Don't Wake Becky (Not Your Familiar) - Suburban
Nightmare (2004 - EI) (Music Video)
- Need (Glimmer) - American Nightmare (2002)
- Laughing (EPED) - A Rat's Tale (2000 - Warner Brothers)
Say You're Sorry reached #1 on the MP3.com Texas
Alternative Charts and #12 and in the World on March 25, 2001
and again on May 22, 2003 "Say You're Sorry" reached #8 on the
MP3.com Alternative Charts in the USA appearing alongside
national acts like The White Stripes, Evanescence, and Bowling
for Soup remaining in the top 50 for over 2 weeks!
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Annette began singing in choir at age 7 and sang backgrounds and was the
choreographer for Denver band Love Garage and the Earth
was awarded Best Individual North Texas performer -
1st Annual Hot Stew Awards 1999 by MusicStew.com.
Annette is a voting member of NARAS (National Academy
of Recording Arts and Sciences) and a member of ASCAP.
read annette's interview:
10 Hardcore Questions from
Doug wrote his first song at 14 and has been
writing and performing since. Fear of Sleep and XEQ
(Denver, CO) are just two of the bands he
founded before Eden Automatic. He has several
songs published with DSM Producers, New York.
Doug recently received his second Songwriter's award
from ASCAP and is a voting member of NARAS.
read doug's interview
10 Hardcore Questions from RockZine!
Bassist Greg Terhune was born and raised on the mean
streets of Detroit's east side. He culled his musical
theory from public schools and picked up the bass at age
Well versed in a variety of musical styles, Greg's
melodic bass lines add a much needed depth to EA. Greg
was awarded "Best New Artist - FW Weekly Music
Awards - 1998" when he was with Ft. Worth triphop
quartet Parasite Lost.
A native Texan, Scott was born and raised in Dallas.
He has performed and recorded as a drummer and/or
percussionist with numerous artists establishing
himself as a veteran player in the DFW music scene.
Scott also performs regularly with Dallas artists Anytown and Jeff Prather among