"...a fine example of what “Indie Rock” can be in the hands of a determined solo musician. The amount of talent on display here is amazing." Sean Knight, SC Music Guide, 6/12/18
"While mostly self-learned his deftness, when it comes to applying all of the different genres he’s loved into one, he’s a master." Kate Scroggs, Clay County Progress, 5/24/18
Based in Charleston, SC
Playing live since 1997
Genre: Indie, Rock, Alternative, Blues
First album released in 2015
Influences include: Pink Floyd, Radiohead, The Beatles, Oasis, The Smiths, Coheed and Cambria, Buddy Guy, Real Estate, Wu-Tang Clan, Paul Simon, Buddy Holly
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Born on the banks of the Mississippi River, music flows through Loyd with the same unrelenting force as the river itself. Loyd has played in cover bands for more than 20 years, and while he has always been writing songs, only in the last few did he decide to take his hand at recording and performing his own original material.
His influences, which span decades of music history and cross a variety of genres, include: Radiohead, Oasis, The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Portishead, Blur, Coheed and Cambria, The Smiths, Real Estate, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Buddy Guy, Beastie Boys, Wu-Tang Clan and many, many others.