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Country Fried Rock: Town Mountain Interview

Town Mountain rides the Southern Crescent all the way to Louisiana, making an album where award-winning bluegrass players boogie.

Town Mountain's new album, Southern Crescent, released on April 1st via Todd Snider's new record label, Lo Hi. We previously featured this IBMA Award winning band just prior to the release of Leave the Bottle. When we talked for this podcast at Revelator Coffee in Nashville during AmericanaFest, the band had not publicly announced the album and were shopping it around. Southern Crescent reflects the band's loose, dance-able music, more reflective of their festival and club sets that a staid performing arts center straight-bluegrass set. I'm not sure if the Southern Crescent still runs from Atlanta to Boston like my relatives talked about taking to go "visit culture" in the Northeast, but I'm fairly sure it still runs down to New Orleans, where a more exhilarating culture has endured -- an apt analogy for this album.

Town Mountain Southern Crescent is available here on Amazon and iTunes.

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