Out there with his weirdness in the best possible way."

Global Dance Electronic


"A wandering soul unafraid of the dark."

KUTX 98.9 (Austin, Texas)


"Somewhere between a horror film an an Americana answer to a young Nick Cave."

Los Angeles Times


"A musical shape-shifter ...
has moved from
a lighter sound
to something
more psychedelic,
something heavier." 

WBEZ Chicago


Like Leonard Cohen on a DMT vision quest."

The Austin Chronicle


"Delivers a bitches brew of sound ... Fry's deep tenor imbues lyrics with ominous flavors, giving an eerie, radioactive flow."

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"Far from the typical artist ... really, really, taking it there with his creations.

Breaking And Entering


"Multi instrumentalist & musical shaman."



Devin James Fry is a musician and producer in Denver, CO. He is vocalist and songwriter for the art rock band Name Sayers, and formerly led the psychedelic Americana outfit Salesman


Fry is also owner and operator of The Sharpist, a surgical sharpening firm.

Fry is currently putting finishing touches on a synth-heavy solo album titled RETRELLION. Two songs from that project, PURPLE GLUE and b-side NO HOPE, are out now. NO HOPE is a collaboration between Fry and rapper and circuit bender Otem Rellik, and features harmonies by Denver vocalist Nat Tate.

Previously, in 2020, several years of collaboration with Palestinian oud master Sari Andoni yielded RADICANS, a mingling of Arab and American psychedelic and folk music influences.