Harvey Leeds( Michael Jackson, Pearl jam, Incubus) :
"Yotam's voice sounds like a combination of Eddie Vedder and Brandon Boyd"
"San Pedro is consisted of four members who play their instruments
with accuracy, speed and impressive innovation".
San Pedro is an Israeli rock band.
Yotam Pur (vocals), Daniel Malachi (guitar),Eli Cohen (bass) and Eyal Satat (drums) the band was formed in late 2008.
During this time, San Pedro had won the title “best alternative rock band of 2009” in an annual competition taking place in Tel Aviv. Since then, they
performed in numerous concerts and festivals, gathering a strong fan base, which follows them across Israel, The Band collaborated on stages with artists such as: "Asaf Avidan", "J Viewz" .
in November 2011, the band had released their debut album-“Ambitions”. The album contains each member’s wide range of musical influences, providing the listener with a unique, refreshing experience.
San Pedro’s debut album- AMBITIONS produced by Baruch Ben-Izhak, a
well-known producer in Israel (Rockfour, Ninet, Electra) and mastered by Andy Ross (Tory Amos, Martin Gretch)
As the band released their premiere single "Whirlwind" from the album,
the band was named as "One of the most promising bands of the year" by "City Mouse" magazine.
the follow up single "Ambitions", got the attention of many critics and magazines all over israel,
and it helped the band to finally get to the mainstream circle with the entry to the "Galgalatz" Playlist (main radio station in Israel)
The "Ambitions" single also caught the attention of the great Gary Lucas (Jeff Buckley) who comparing yotam's voice to the legendary Jeff Buckley.
as for now San Pedro are working on their second album,
the band unique new style contains ethnic influences
and interesting samples collaboration of "Daoud and Saleh al Kuwaiti" (the biggest composers of Iraq in the 30's,and Daniel's grandfather )
the album will come out by the end of the spring!