Posted in February 2015

Spotlight: Punch Brothers

Spotlight: Punch Brothers

This feature originally appeared in Songlines #106 (March 2015) p25. Download a pdf here. The virtuoso bluegrass quintet speak to Alexandra Petropoulos about their new album and human connectivity in a digital age There’s no arguing that Punch Brothers are the premier alt-bluegrass band. These five string virtuosos – Chris Thile (mandolin), Gabe Witcher (fiddle), … Continue reading

Who’s Touring – February/March 2015

Who’s Touring – February/March 2015

In the current issue of Songlines (March 2015, #106), we choose a selection of forthcoming tour highlights. You can see the full list here, but here were my selections: Dub Colossus Soundsystem Songlines Music Awards 2013 winners Dub Colossus is the brainchild of Nick Page, a founding member of Transglobal Underground. While the early incarnation of the band found … Continue reading