Scott Mickelson is from San Francisco. His latest record Flickering was on the Grammy Ballot in two categories (Best Folk Album, Best Roots Music Performance).
National appearances and press include: NPR Radio, Huffington Post, CBS Morning Show, Jimmy Lloyd Show (NBC), Alternative Press Magazine, Glide Magazine, PopMatters and a Folk Alliance Showcase. Other accolades include winning a national band search by MTV/7-Up that included $15,000. His song “Mouth Like A Trucker” was included the feature film “Along The Way”.
He has appeared with artists including: Matt Nathanson, Grammy Producer – Larry Campbell, Griffin House, Grammy Artist – Jim Lauderdale, Peter Case, Nick Lowe, Smashmouth, Grammy Artist – Rob Hotchkiss (Train), Dr. John, Box Set, Jonathan Richman, Dick Dale.
“Mickelson sings with aching urgency, cloaked in a dark fog that keeps his melodies balancing on the edge of unresolved, underscoring his take that life is never an all-easy road. His work is smart, moving and never overdone.”
“It’s American folk-Rock with a post punk edge, rustic but scarred.”
– Alternative Press Magazine
“Flickering, a buoyant composition showcasing that Mickelson’s offers undeniable musical charm and instrumental dexterity.”
– Glide Magazine