The Red Season was a Indie/Folk-Punk band from Long Island, New York.
The Red Season was formed in 2007 from the remains of the indie jazz sextuplet (Nothing) Plural. The original lineup consisted of [redacted], and Tim Fitzpatrick of (Nothing) Plural, Mike Goldense of Our Twilight Pastime, and Bob Flemming of Grieving for Grace. In 2009, the band recorded its only album, Pirate House Weapon Music. Later that same year, Mike Goldense left the band on amicable terms.
The Red Season continued on, with Tim Fitzpatrick moving to Guitar and Backing Vocals, and Matthew Russell joining on Bass. until the band's first dissolution in 2010.
After pursuing other musical endeavors, The Red Season resurfaced in 2012. The new lineup saw [redacted], his brother Bob Flemming, and Matthew Russell back in their roles, along with new band members Chris Weldon of Fortune and Spirits on Guitar, and Erik Schmalenberg (Gentleman.BOSS) on Accordion. In 2013, the band dissolved once again.
In 2015, it was announced that members of The Red Season were collaborating with Gentleman.BOSS, the solo-project of their accordion-player Erik Schmalenberg. It includes, what will be for the first time, actual mastered recordings for much of The Red Season's music. The album, titled The Red Season VS Gentleman.BOSS was released on Bandcamp February 26th, 2016.
- [redacted] - Trumpet, Lead Vocals (2007-2010; 2012-2013)
- Tim Fitzpatrick - Bass, Vocals (2007-2010)
- Mike Goldense - Guitar, Vocals (2007-2009)
- Bob Flemming - Drums, Percussion (2007-2010; 2012-2013)
- Matthew Russell - Bass (2012-2013)
- Chris Weldon - Guitar (2012-2013)
- Erik Schmalenberg - Accordion, Vocals (2012-2013)