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Tim Heinís music has a strong presence. At his core, Tim is a folk-rock artist, harkening back to the traditions of honest, American storytelling. But don't be mislead by his acoustic guitar. Tim's sound is dynamic, incorporating raw emotion, soaring melodies, and intelligent songwriting. Although he is most at home performing live, his signature qualities clearly shine through on his debut full-length album, Along The Banks of the Delaware, released on May 10th of 2014.
Raised on Long Island, Tim Hein first began performing music during his childhood. What began with learning the trumpet in elementary school, later turned into self-taught guitar and drumming. These early days of musicianship were heavily inspired by the local music scene, as well as the drive of his like-minded friends and classmates. After high school, Tim moved on to study history at the University of Delaware. There he continued to collaborate with fellow musicians before graduating and starting a day job teaching high school social studies.
After a number of years of slowly building a repertoire of songs, gigging at venues such as the Crazy Donkey and 169 Bar in New York, The North Star Bar, The Legendary Dobbs, and Milkboy in Philadelphia, and The World Cafe Live at the Queen in Delaware, as well as recording and self-producing two E.P.'s (Montauk in 2008, and Subtle Histories in 2011), Tim moved to Philadelphia in greater pursuit of his love of music. There he recorded his new eight-tracked album produced by Ross Bellenoit at Turtle Studios.
Tim takes his new experiences and opportunities in stride. Despite his growth and evolution as a musician, Tim still holds dear the values of passion, open-mindedness, and modesty, as he continues to write and perform his trademark storytelling.