• Deep River – new single from Rick Faris

    Dark Shadow Recording has another new single today, the first from their upcoming second album with Rick Faris. This is Rick's initial output since his recent departure from Special Consensus, where he had held forth since 2009, first on mandolin

  • Welcome Kent Faris!

    It's been a big few months for Rick Faris, guitarist and vocalist with Special Consensus. He saw his own solo project release on Dark Shadow Recording, and a new album from Special C on Compass, with some chart actions for

  • Breaking In Lonesome – Rick Faris

    I had a hard time coming to grips with the fact that Breaking In Lonesome is Rick Faris’s first recording as a solo artist. Part of it is his decade-long presence in Special Consensus, where his agreeable vocals and stellar

  • If The Kansas River Can from Rick Faris

    Dark Shadow Recording has released a second single today from their upcoming project with Rick Faris, Breaking In Lonesome. Rick is the guitarist with Special Consensus, the band he has toured with this past decade. He started on mandolin with Special

  • Breaking In Lonesome from Rick Faris

    Dark Shadow Recording ends the month with a new single from their latest signee, Rick Faris. Currently guitarist with Special Consensus, Rick is also getting a start on a solo career with a record this year with his new label. Faris

  • Rick Faris to Dark Shadow Recording

    Dark Shadow Recording has announced that they have signed Rick Faris, guitarist and vocalist for Special Consensus, to a contract with the label. Rick will continue to work with Special C while recording a new solo project when the band

  • New look for Special C

    Special Consensus rolled out of their big 40th Anniversary Reunion concert in Chicago over the weekend with some big news for Special C fans. Current guitarist and vocalist, Dustin Benson, will be departing the group after their November 7 show at