Boston folk are slow to pick faves and don’t easily suffer fools. Their teams, their politics, social discourse and of course, their music all fall to a collectively discerning eye, or in this case, ear. This is why fairly fledgling Beantown champs, The Ballroom Thieves are worth serious consideration everywhere and anywhere else.
Having thus far released 2 well-embraced EPs and being a cinch for local venue sell outs, the Thieves can now offer a step-up debut masterwork, A Wolf In The Doorway, set for release on April 21st (Blue Corn Music).
Tapped already for their adept melding of roots, indie folk and symphonic strains, Ballroom Thieves, who are Martin Earley (guitar), Devin Mauch (percussion) and Calin Peters (cello), (they all sing), push it even further with an album’s worth of new material wherein no two tracks sound the same, but represent a palpably confident identity. “Our own personal growth and explorations in songwriting and musicianship caused us to end up in this unique spot where we can generally feel free to be who we are at all times,” says Earley. “I think we have a certain sound at the moment, but that sound is constantly evolving, and I hope it keeps doing that.”