Nothing This Beautiful

by The Calmative

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This first official release from The Calmative is a cover of the song, 'Nothing This Beautiful,' by Texas indie rock band Pleasant Grove.


released January 1, 2013

Christopher Hughes: Vocals, Guitar
Pablo Burrull: Bass
Petra Kelly: Vocals
Ramon Muzquiz: Drums
Matt Shasteen: Guitar, Noise

Produced/Recorded/Mixed by Christopher Hughes at Miscellaneous Sound, Denton, TX.

Mastered by Justin Collins at Satisfactory Recording Co., Denton, TX.

Written by Marcus Striplin/Bret Egner



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The Calmative Denton, Texas

Originally conceived as a studio project, The Calmative mixes traditional songwriting and instrumentation with ambient noise, feedback and drone. It is the moniker of Texas-based songwriter Christopher Hughes, and features a revolving cast of musicians. Collaborators include members of Spooky Folk, Pageantry, and the Blurries. ... more

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