Fri February 15, 2013
Crooked Still on Java Blend February 2, 2013
Crooked Still boasts their musical prowess as a non-traditional bluegrass quintet and celebrates the recent release of their fourth album, Some Strange County. Known for their high-intensity, unusual instrumentation and innovative acoustic style, this Boston based band says that Some Strange County is their most personal and visionary album yet. During its recording, they band worked with Grammy award winning producer and engineer Gary Paczos (Alison Krauss and Union Station, Dolly Parton).
Band members include Aoife O’Donovan, vocals; Gregory Liszt, banjo; Brittany Haas, fiddle; Tristan Clarridge, cello and Corey DiMario, double-bass. National Public Radio describes their sound as an “incredible blend of instruments, voices and lyrics. Mellow, rhythmic and captivating all at once… It can sound old, but this is modern music at its most impressive and thoughtful.