Matt Rector guest hosts the podcast this week and hooked up with two wonderful bands at the Green River Festival: Twisted Pine and The Stray Birds Download Podcast Here Stream Podcast Here Download in iTunes Stitcher Twisted Pine Website- http://www.twistedpinemusic.com/ The Stray Birds Website- http://www.thestraybirds.com/
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You just can’t put the music of Town Mountain in a box. Like a lot of bluegrass bands, the Asheville, North Carolina, outfit offers a trio of impressive instrumentalists in fiddler Bobby Britt, mandolinist Phil Barker, and banjo player Jesse Langlais. These guys can, and will, pick fast, but they are also unafraid to put […]
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Town Mountain “I’m On Fire” Heroes and Heretics Pinecastle Records, 2008 I first learned of Town Mountain during the San Francisco Bluegrass and Old-Time Festival in February, 2008. They were playing on a triple bill at the Café Du Nord on Market Street with two other bands I found very forgettable. I walked in […]
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Are you familiar with Adirondack freight train string music? Northern contemporary bluegrass perhaps? The Blind Owl Band came on the podcast to discuss their unique approach to bluegrass and string music. There is a ghostly grittiness to many of the songs from this ragged brotherhood of brigand balladeers that is somehow calming and reassuring. Whether […]
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