Trace Mountains

Thin Lips, Shannen Moser, Slaughter Beach, Dog & More Contribute To Don’t Stand So Close To Me Compilation

Lame-O Records is a great label based out of Philadelphia, and today they are releasing Don't Stand So Close To Me, a compilation that highlights…
James Rettig | March 31, 2020 - 11:04 am

Trace Mountains – “Me & May”

Since his old band LVL UP broke up, Dave Benton has shifted his focus towards his solo project Trace Mountains. His new album Lost In
Peter Helman | March 26, 2020 - 10:17 am

Trace Mountains – “Rock & Roll”

Dave Benton made bleary and impassioned rock 'n' roll music for years with his old band LVL UP. Since he's taken up with his own…
James Rettig | March 5, 2020 - 12:03 pm

Trace Mountains – “Lost In The Country”

A couple years ago, Dave Benton released his debut album Trace Mountains, A Partner To Lean On. Since then, his band LVL UP played their
James Rettig | February 13, 2020 - 5:04 pm


Trace Mountains – “Where It Goes”

Last year, Dave Benton released his first proper album as Trace Mountains, A Partner To Lean On. Soon after that, he hit the road to…
James Rettig | March 5, 2019 - 12:00 pm

Stream Trace Mountains A Partner To Lean On

The music that Dave Benton makes as Trace Mountains acts as a respite, both from the pressures and expectations attached to Benton's other band LVL…
James Rettig | March 26, 2018 - 3:46 pm

Trace Mountains – “Cary’s Dreams”

Next month, LVL UP's Dave Benton is releasing his first Trace Mountains full-length, A Partner To Lean On. We've heard "Turn Twice" from it already,…
James Rettig | February 14, 2018 - 3:45 pm

Trace Mountains – “Turn Twice”

LVL UP's Dave Benton started Trace Mountains a few years ago with the intent to make some songs on his own. Those efforts coalesced in…
James Rettig | January 9, 2018 - 3:24 pm

Trace Mountains – “Bring The Mountains To Me” Video

Earlier this year, Trace Mountains -- the solo project of LVL UP's Dave Benton -- released an expanded version of his 2014 Buttery Sprouts EP,…
James Rettig | November 17, 2016 - 10:09 am