For nearly 18 years, Yonder Mountain String Band has redefined bluegrass music, expanding the traditional acoustic genre beyond its previously established boundaries by steadily pushing the envelope into the realms of rock n’ roll and improvisation. YMSB has always played music of their own design, in the process attracting a devout coterie of fans that often resembles a tight knit family on an epic musical journey as Yonder traverses the country with an ever-rigorous tour schedule.
Grateful Web recently had an opportunity to speak with the multifarious Jeremy Garrett. The gifted multi-instrumentalist is best known as fiddler, singer, and co-songwriter of acclaimed progressive grass quintet the Infamous Stringdusters. On September 27th, Jeremy will release his anticipated newest solo release. The R.V. Sessions Volume 2 features Garrett slinging multiple acoustic instruments recorded in his R.V home studio.
Schmilco may be the best name possible for Wilco’s newest album. While this is a Wilco album, obviously, you wouldn’t know that unless you really listened hard. Gone are a lot of the fuzzy guitars and experimentation of the last few records, in favor of stripped down, folk-y music that is played simply, yet rather stunningly. The production is fantastic as we find, as in a more typical Wilco album, instrumentation at its finest and beautiful guitars, bass, organ, piano, drums, vocals, etc. But now it is simplified.
To call them a jam band, is to under emphasize their talents beyond this style. True, they play long form, but there is never a wasted moment in their creative output, which was primarily instrumental, but with some impressive vocal hooks. Yes, they play long form, but there is never a wasted moment in their creative output, which was primarily instrumental, but with some fancy vocal hooks.
Today, Silver Wrapper and Purple Hat Productions are happy to announce the #HulaweenFL 2016 costume theme as "Stringier Things", which will celebrate vintage 1980s supernatural horror / pop culture, inspired by the Netflix TV Show "Stranger Things". We can't wait to see what kind of creatively kooky costumes are on display!
Saturday evening couldn’t come fast enough for this band’s loyal followers. The quartet walked on after a pre-recorded, mind-expanding melody drifted across the stage and established an ethereal mood. The Claypool-Lennon Delirium is all about sharp contrasts, deliciously, disturbing bass lines and rampant experimentation.
CRX - the new Los Angeles-based band fronted by Nick Valensi, guitarist for The Strokes - released its first single, "Ways To Fake It," today. The infectious track is from the band's full-length debut, New Skin, which was recently singled out in Entertainment Weekly's Fall Music Preview of highly anticipated albums. New Skin will be released on October 28 on Columbia Records.
Marco Benevento and his band make their maiden voyage to the UK next week for four shows in the UK. He'll join Brooklyn's own Moon Hooch for two dates in Oxford and Brighton before heading to Brooklyn Bowl London for two nights—the first of which will be in support of Vulfpeck and the second a headline performance.
Alternative Blues/Rockers BLONDE ROSES meld gritty alternative tunes with a splash of rock n' roll and southern blues to create a harmonious union. Lifelong friends, the 4-piece are strongly influenced from the 60's and 70's and coin these decades as a main component to their songwriting. With a little throwback mixed with personal strife, the band delivers honest and real lyrics about overcoming something and gaining strength from destruction.