That year end top ten list is filling up nicely, and here’s another British contender that I’m sure will be on it. Brighton-based, The Mountain Firework Company do as fine a job as anyone (either side of the Atlantic) in taking that bluegrass sound and making it totally relevant for the early…Continue
Added by John (Biscuits and Gravy) Davy on August 19, 2012 at 11:30 — No Comments
This is a blast of fresh air: half an hour or so of exuberant mountain music played with a huge sense of fun and a real rocking drive. Todd Novak's day job is as the front man for The Cowlicks, but long association with Ralph Stanley and his family (including playing at Dr Ralph's birthday party) has led to this album being made with The…Continue
Oh, this is a pleasure. I've been listening to quite a bit of music from the dark side of life recently, which is fine because ultimately it tends to be more interesting, but life and art are about balancing light and shade. After all those bracing cold showers, it's just great to take a warm bath in Mark Lennon's music.
A native of North Carolina relocated to southern California,…
Added by John (Biscuits and Gravy) Davy on March 7, 2010 at 18:30 — No Comments