by Sean Jewell :: The history of mountain punk is simple. Lonesome tales of bygone times and persistent hurt accompanied by banjo, dulcimer, and other stringed demons was played by women in the Appalachian back country, colloquially known as Freakwater. Eventually the haunting sound slithered from the holler into a Pentecostal church two young Kentucky women attended. Janet […]

by Sean Jewell:: You know how some records are. By effort or by accident the band’s first notes immerse you in their world, their stories; their sound carves indelible grooves into your mind and it plays there on loop. I’m not sure if it’s Jeremy Pinnell‘s sonorous baritone mixing the honey and vinegar of life into […]