"Americana Country with a lot of Soul"
Surrender Hill is a music duo out of Sedona, Arizona. The duo started performing together in 2014 and is made up of South Africa and Texas raised Sony Recording Artist, Robin Dean Salmon and singer songwriter, Afton Seekins, who hails from the great state of Alaska and raised in Arizona.
"The most striking feature on Surrender Hill's album is the merging of the individual voices of Robin and Afton" - Rootstime - Music Report
Surrender Hill's sophmore album, “Right Here Right Now”, was released on January 7, 2017. The album debuted at #218 on the Americana Music Association Chart and is climbing steadily. "Right Here Right Now" was recorded at Eastwood Studios in Nashville, TN. Produced by Eric Fritsch and Robin Salmon, the album features a fantastic lineup of musicians including Paul Griffith on Drums, Eric Fritsch on bass and Mike Daly on pedal steel.
Surrender Hill's debut was released in April of 2015 and the duo has toured internationally since. The debut album was recorded in Sedona, AZ with additional recording, mixing and mastering done in Nashville, TN. All of the songs on both albums were penned by Seekins and Salmon.
Surrender Hill's sound is acoustic guitar and vocal driven with lasting hooks and melodies, a comfortable blend of Americana, Country and Roots Rock. The songs are laced with thought provoking, introspective, and at times, intensely personal lyrics, mostly inspired by their life together.
Although this is Surrender Hill's second release, it is Robin Salmon's 12th album release. Salmon has spent his life working as a performing songwriter, musician and producer. He has 2 album releases with Epic/Sony Records and 8 albums released on various Indie labels. Robin has been nominated for 2 New York Music Awards and has performed throughout the United States, Europe and South Africa. Robin's touring and recording career has been extensive and he has worked with a very diverse group of artists such as Rodney Crowell and Cyndi Lauper to Modern English, Al Perkins and Kenny Vaughn.
"Salmon should be the poster boy for the Americana-Roots music movement that can only be described as real and honest music. " - Dan Engler - Kudos
Afton Seekins is no stranger to the stage. In addition to being a performing singer-songwriter, Seekins spent 8 years in New York City working as a professional dancer and choreographer. Her work has been featured on networks such as MTV, VH1 and NBC.