Deadstring Brothers announce live DVD recording
Monday, October 8, 2007
– The Deadstring Brothers plan to record a concert later this month for a live DVD to be out in 2008.
The show will be Oct. 17 at the Bama Theatre in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The project will be produced by Joey Goodsell, a professor in the Department of Telecommunication and Film at the University of Alabama and David Allgood of the Bama Theatre. The 12 camera shoot will be captured in High Definition for the retail release and broadcast television. The performance will include songs from the new album, "Silver Mountain," and tracks from their Bloodshot debut "Starving Winter Report."
The Deadstring Brothers' Silver Mountain hits stores Oct. 9. The band are on tour with Will Hoge currently, they close out the month with a performance on Saturday, Oct. 27 in support of Holly Golightly.
Recorded in the Deadstring Brother's own recording studio, "Silver Mountain" is a combo of The Faces and The Band. Singer Masha Marjieh sang on 8 of the 11 tracks. Harmonica player Mickey Raphael also took a break from his place alongside the great Willie Nelson, contributing to "The Light Shines Within" and "Slow Down."
CD reviews for Deadstring Brothers
There are valid reasons why such things as the Betty Crocker Cookbook get passed down from generation to generation. It's because recipes that tasted good 10 or 20 years ago, still taste fantastic today. It's all about including the right ingredients and cooking them up properly. The Deadstring Brothers may not be happy homemakers, but they certainly know the value of passing down ingredient combinations and proper musical preparation.
On the surface, Deadstring Brothers, which are led »»»
The fiery exuberance of straight forward rock and roll coupled with an exhilarating penchant for country rock would be an apt description for the Deadstring Brothers.
Right from the start, these five guys and a girl from Detroit blast off with some surly rock on "Ain't No Hidin' Love" and "Meet Me Down at Heavy Load" and neatly segue into the edgy country of "If You Want Me To" and the idyllic rendering of the title cut. They're also capable of mixing »»»
Starving Winter Report
Should you ever read a review of this band that doesn't contain a reference to the Rolling Stones, please disregard it as pure fabrication. That's just how strong the connection between the sound and feel of the two bands is.
The difference is that the Deadstring Brothers sound exactly like the Stones would have if they'd taken "Wild Horses" and made it their signature song instead of "Street Fighting Man." There's no doubt that Kurt Marschke sounds more than a little bit like Mick Jagger. »»»