So the Past Shall Pass
Transcend Reflect Open Yield " A potential visionary rather than just another self-reflective tunesmith." Although failing to enlighten his parents with an hour-long a'capella recording at age ten...Troy Michael Petty has found, musically embedded in his soul, a reason to sing. Now a stalwart on the Chicago local music scene, Troy has manifested a musical palette symbolic of his astrological sign: Gemini, showcasing his overall sound through both an 'electric' and 'acoustic' foundation. " I come in whichever form the music/song requires" TMP Drummer Jay Will and bassist/pianist Joseph L'Amour blend coherently into what has become troy's standard three piece act. Generally labeled Alternative/Indie/Rock/Pop, troy's minimalist approach refines each song drawing you further amongst different sub-genres. Painting pictures of isolation, love and the struggles of the human spirit, troy evinces a strong emotional quality and sense of honesty that is not so often found in mainstream arenas. "Armed with a voice supplied by angels and some liquid guitar lines, Troy weaves a deft, introspective spell. " - download.com Since 2000, troy has remained active on the road, in their hometown releasing a pair of full-length albums and gaining credits in a few indie films including a music video. "Every accomplishment leads you to another challenge, if it's what you love to do, it's what you get used to...and ultimately you find your own definition of success." TMP.