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Punch Brothers Pay Respects To Tony Rice
Sep30

Punch Brothers Pay Respects To Tony Rice

Punch Brothers and Tony Rice The Punch Brothers – Photo: Listening Through The Lens Punch Brothers To Release ‘Hell on Church Street’ Homage to Tony Rice’s Landmark Solo Album ‘Church Street Blues’ Out January 14, 2022 Hell on Church Street, Punch Brothers’ newest album is due January 14, 2022 on Nonesuch Records. The album is the band’s reimagining of, and homage to, the late bluegrass great Tony Rice’s...

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Punch Brothers Move To Terra Firma
Jun26

Punch Brothers Move To Terra Firma

New Punch Brothers’ outing   Punch Brothers All Ashore Out July 20 on Nonesuch Records   Punch Brothers are to be discovered in rarefied air. A ‘super group’ if ever there was one, membership of multiple maestros, pushing musical boundaries – embracing ‘new grass’, chamber, classical, Americana, exploratory pop. Now about to issue forth its first self-produced album, All Ashore on July 20, 2018 (via Nonesuch Records). ...

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Fayettevilleroots Festival Day # Two
Aug31

Fayettevilleroots Festival Day # Two

Read our review of day two fayettevillerootsfestival USA Music Tour 2015 Day 9 Fayetteville Arkansas On the way to the festival, some serious discussion underway. Cory Branan provides anthemic songs, magnetic choruses, wry and sharp lyrical observations and dominant guitar work.  Sometimes the world-weariness and maturity leaps out.  His latest album The No-Hit Wonder is gripping and was one of my top twenty albums of 2014.  The album...

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Another Day Another Time, Various Artists – A Review
Mar25

Another Day Another Time, Various Artists – A Review

Read our review of T Bone Burnett’s ‘Another Day Another Time’   This site is turning into a shrine to super producer T Bone Burnett. The last three new albums that I have come across – The Phosphorescent Blues by Punch Brothers, Rhiannon Gidden’s Tomorrow Is My Turn and the subject release of this article – have all been produced (in part or in full) by Burnette.  All three albums are out on...

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Punch Brothers – The Phosphorescent Blues – A Review
Mar11

Punch Brothers – The Phosphorescent Blues – A Review

Read our review of ‘The Phosphorescent Blues’ by Punch Brothers Punch Brothers formed in 2006.  Founder Chris Thile (vocals, mandolin) joined with four other virtuoso musicians: fiddler Gabe Witcher, banjoist Noam Pikelny, bassist Paul Kowert and guitarist Chris Eldridge. I saw the band live in Raleigh North Carolina at the Wide Open Bluegrass Festival in 2013, just after the iconic and traditional bluegrass outfit Del...

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