• Haas, Kowert, Tice – You Got This

    Special project bands have become a substantial part of the contemporary music scene, in a sort of self-perpetuating cycle. As the members of more top groups look for performance vehicles outside of their regular band formats, other members of those

  • Roll Me, Tumble Me – The Deadly Gentlemen

    The Deadly Gentlemen’s third release Roll Me, Tumble Me is out this summer from Rounder Records. The Boston-based group has a rootsy, folk influenced acoustic sound using traditional bluegrass instrumentation, but the music is harder to describe. More progressive than traditional... hipster

  • New EP from The Deadly Gentlemen

    Rounder Records has released Bored of the Raging, a three song digital EP from their upcoming project with The Deadly Gentlemen. These Gentlemen serve as the creative outlet for Boston-based banjo player Greg Liszt, who is also a member of Crooked

  • Banjo Stylin’ – Porchlight Sessions

    The producers of the upcoming Porchlight Sessions film have assembled this set of outtakes from the many hours of footage they shot as a tribute to Earl Scruggs. You'll see comments and music from Chris Pandolfi, Béla Fleck and Alison Brown

  • Crooked Still concert live online

    Crooked Still has only a few more dates before they conclude their 10 year anniversary tour, and then go on another hiatus. If their schedule doesn't bring them to your town, you can watch their show tonight (11/10) from Freight &

  • Friends Of Fall from Crooked Still

    Last week saw the release of Friends Of Fall from Crooked Still. It's a short-form project, a 7-song EP, created in celebration of the eclectic string band's 10th Anniversary. The band spent three days this summer at Rotary Records studios in West

  • Meet The Deadly Gentlemen

    The Deadly Gentlemen are one of those bands that exists in the nether regions, somewhere between a typical bluegrass outfit using the traditional instruments they employ, and the crafty, somewhat zany mind of their fearless leader, banjo innovator Greg Liszt. As

  • 10 years of Crooked Still

    Crooked Still is set to release a 7 song, 10 year anniversary album, in a short-form, EP format. It is expected from Signature Sounds on October 25, with a tentative title of Friends Of Fall. Among the 7 tracks, they will

  • ‘Sup with Crooked Still?

    This post is a contribution from Diane Farineua, who will be providing interviews with artists she encounters as part of her research for The Festival Project. See her profile here. We must forgive members of Crooked Still for not keeping their