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Artist Spotlight: Tom Iscariot

Melody Baetens
The Detroit News
Tom Iscariot is local singer/songwriter Thomas Trimble

A weekly feature showcasing local artists.

Name: Tom Iscariot

Who: Tom Iscariot is the stage name of Metro Detroit singer/songwriter Thomas Trimble, who is best known as the founder of roots-y rock band American Mars. 

Sound: Trimble blends acoustic and electric tones to craft pleasant pop songs influenced by mid-1960s Beatles and other folk/pop heroes. 

Next: Trimble's debut as Tom Iscariot comes in the form of a four-song EP, "If the Morning Comes," which he wrote and performed. Singer/songwriter Joel Boyea produced the songs at his home studio in Marshall, Michigan. Listen at tomiscariot.com. 

Melody Baetens