• Punch Brothers on All Things Considered

    Our friend Craig Havighurst has gotten in on the media frenzy surrounding the Chris Thile's new band, Punch Brothers. Craig put together a story about the new band, and the new music for National Public Radio's All Things Considered. The story

  • Punch Brothers on Leno

    Tonight (2/29), Punch Brothers will be the musical guest on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. No doubt but that they will perform something from their just-released Nonesuch CD,  Punch. The show airs at 11:30 p.m. (ET) on NBC, and the

  • Punch – a review

    This review was written by John McGann, Associate Professor of Strings at the Berklee College Of Music in Boston, MA. A wise friend of mine once observed that "people spend a lot of energy looking for what something isn't, rather than

  • Noam Pikelny on Punch

    Today (2/26) marks the widely-anticipated release of Punch, the debut recording of Chris Thile's touring band, Punch Brothers. Of course he recorded once before with this same unit on his How To Grow A Woman From The Ground CD, but

  • Interview: Chris Thile & Chris Eldridge Part 3

    Here's Part 3 of our interview with Chris Thile and Chris Eldridge (a.k.a. Critter) of the Punch Brothers. In this third, and final, installment, we'll be discussing the actual process of recording the new Punch Brothers CD, Punch, and in

  • Interview: Chris Thile & Chris Eldridge Part 2

    When we left our dynamic duo yesterday, at the end of Part 1 of this interview, they had just engaged in a small snowball battle. Having concluded that brief engagement, we returned to the interview. Brance: What about the other four

  • Interview: Chris Thile & Chris Eldridge

    With the release of the new Punch Brothers CD only a week away, Chris Thile fans are eagerly awaiting the latest entry in his musical diary. This one has been a long time coming. I had the opportunity to speak with

  • Punch Brothers on BBC Radio 2

    Chris Thile has been touring in the UK this week with his band, Punch Brothers, in tow. They did several shows during Glasgow's Celtic Connections festival, which runs for two and a half weeks in January of each year. Shows,

  • Preview Punch Brothers track on Reverb Nation

    We've posted repeatedly about Punch Brothers, the most recent permutation of Chris Thile's supremely talented band of acoustic superpickers. Their debut release on Nonesuch Records is due on 2/28/08 built around Thile's composition, The Blind Leaving The Blind - a magnum