A Voice Of Your Own is a new indie/grunge band from the Dayton,Ohio area.

Reminiscent of 90’s alternative music, the band blends traditional pop song structures, low fi indie influences with a singer/songwriter approach. Drawing from a variety of different artists such as Tom Petty, The Cars, Beck, and The White Stripes.

AVOYO started as a solo project formed by producer, guitarist, and song writer James Crabtree.  

As a solo project AVOYO had previously independently released two full length albums and now as a performing band have a new EP titled “Vines On The Lines” set to release during the fall of 2017. A Voice Of Your Own currently 

consists of James Crabtree (guitar/vocals), Johnny McConnel (bass), Levi Short (guitar) Rick Shutte (guitar) and Matt Mihalus (drums). 

James Crabtree 

Johnny McConnell

Rick Shutte 

Levi Short 

Matt Mihalus

Song 1 – Turn Me On 

Song 2 – Getaway Driver 

Song 3 – Shot Me Down

intro/outro – Angel In The Stereo




Produced by Izzy Rock – @TheIzzyRock on Social Media

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Recorded at Folio Design Haus, 411 East Fifth Street, Suite 300, Dayton, Ohio, 45402


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