Taco Tapes is a collaboration steered by Ben Walden and Jeremy James Meyer. Both raised in the Pacific Northwest and in the folk music tradition, they cite their
“Last year was a devastating time for fans of Americana, country, and pretty much anyone who loved a well-written song with the passing of Walker, Prine and Billy Joe Shaver all in the span of six months. It’s heartening though to know there is another generation of talented singers and songwriters eschewing current trends and fads and focusing simply on writing timeless, relatable music agnostic of specific genres. Meyer is certainly one of those acolytes to the greats, alongside peers like Todd Snider and Hayes Carll carrying that tradition into the future.” –Glide Magazine
Vermont native and traveler at heart, Jess Clemons now calls Oregon home. Having attended music school in Nova Scotia, toured extensively across Canada, and currently living part time in Baja, Mexico, she draws songs from her wide variety of human connections. With a commanding voice reminiscent of early Patty Griffin & Bonnie Raitt combined with her songwriting prowess, Jess is one to reckon with.