Praised by National Public Radio for their “upbeat, poppy vibe; energetic, driving rhythms; virtuosic solos … and tight harmonies,” the acoustic Boston quartet deftly reimagined seven pop, rock, and disco favorites on its Summer of ’18 release Dreams. The EP followed on the heels of Twisted Pine’s acclaimed, self-titled full-length debut album of all originals. A casual Twisted mashup of funk phenom Vulfpeck and father-of-bluegrass Bill Monroe went viral, so the band turned to Sam Kassirer of Great North Sound Society (Lake Street Dive, Josh Ritter, Elephant Revival) to record inspired interpretations of Blondie, The Beatles, The Cranberries, and others …
“Four musicians from various parts of the country found a common bond in Boston as Twisted Pine, and take on some heavy hitters as they release a seven-song EP full of spark, light, and irresistible force… wildly innovative covers.” – PopMatters
The Glissandos…Are they brothers? Or just a ‘brother duet?’. Check out the new album ‘Just Sliding’ featuring soaring cello and fiddle blended together with original harmonies. The vibe is fun and whimsical at the onset, and hits home with thoughtful and often melancholy original songs.
Marius Pibarot (Medz Bazaar) and Duncan Wickel (Rising Appalachia, Molly Tuttle) first met in their teens during a music camp in the midwestern US an started touring as a duo around France years later
He has worked as a sideman to legendary performers like guitarist Dave Rawlings and comedian Steve Martin, as well as released four solo albums of original music to critical acclaim. His latest release, Horse County, features his singing and songwriting in addition to his established instrumental-writing and guitar-picking skills with a sound that calls to mind the music of Roger Miller, John Hartford, and Norman Blake. In addition to his solo work and work as a sideman he is also a part of the instrumental supergroup, Hawktail, that features members of Punch Brothers and Crooked Still. He has toured the US, Europe, and Australia and has been featured on Live from Here (formerly Prairie Home Companion) as well as at many festivals such as the Telluride Bluegrass Festival, the Grey Fox Bluegrass festival and the Strawberry Music Festival.