Tag: California Goodtime

  • Review: Moonsville Collective – Moonsville II EP

    Review: Moonsville Collective – Moonsville II EP

    At the crossroads of country folk and string band music, you’ll find the jammy picking sound of Moonsville Collective. Setting an ambitious goal for 2017, the band is releasing 20 new songs over the course of four albums; Moonsville II is the second offering in the series from the California quintet. In 2013, Moonsville Collective […]

  • Interview: Moonsville Collective

    Interview: Moonsville Collective

    Southern California string band Moonsville Collective has decided to do something different in 2017—while most bands release a record every other year, our favorite crafters of “California Goodtime” have decided to release four. This year. That’s right, four. “We’ve had a bunch of songs stored up, so we decided to stay home and put 20 […]

  • Pew Playlist: 3 Albums That Should Be On Your Radar, 1/13/17

    Pew Playlist: 3 Albums That Should Be On Your Radar, 1/13/17

    The Infamous Stringdusters–The Laws Of Gravity The Grammy-nominated bluegrass powerhouse is back with The Laws Of Gravity, and this one is an absolute jaw-dropper. Over the course of 13 mesmerizing tunes that put their kickstands down firmly on the bluegrass-y landscape, the band manages to push the limits of what string band music can be; […]

  • Recent Release Review: Moonsville Collective – Heavy Howl

    Recent Release Review:  Moonsville Collective – Heavy Howl

    When one thinks of music from the Southern California region, those thoughts probably do not include a string band combining bluegrass overtones with a touch of classic rock. Despite the anachronistic sound, Moonsville Collective brings a fresh, modern feel to their songs and production with their newest release, Heavy Howl. While there are moments where the group […]

  • Interview: Moonsville Collective

    Interview: Moonsville Collective

    Hollywood.  Movie stars.  Red carpets.  Paparazzi. These are the images conjured when one mentions Los Angeles.  Hootenannies and old-time jug band music? Not so much. Meet seven-piece Moonsville Collective, who have carved their own rootsy niche in the greater Los Angeles melting pot of a music scene: “When we first came to the old-time kind of […]