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The Often Herd [EP]

by The Often Herd

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Ruined Road 04:04
Sail Away 03:16


The Often Herd's six track debut EP features a three self penned songs as well interpretations of traditional repertoire and a cover of a Bob Dylan classic.

"It’s fabulous, really exciting to listen to. Tight, virtuosic and the kind of thing you just know would be even better live!"

Sam Sweeney (Bellowhead/Leveret)

"There’s plenty here for both lovers of traditional bluegrass and those with slightly more eclectic tastes. This accomplished collection showcases the growing maturity and versatility of an excellent British band which can range with ease across the boundaries of bluegrass, folk and acoustic roots." - BBN, British Bluegrass Music Association magazine.

Maria Wallace (True North Promotions)

Debt To The King (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO): www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5WdGVGStF0


released March 23, 2018

Rupert Hughes - guitar/vocals
Evan Davies - mandolin/vocals
Niles Krieger - fiddle/vocals
Sam Quintana - double bass

Recorded at Blast Studios, Newcastle upon Tyne by Adam Sinclair
Mixed by Adam Sinclair
Mastered by Josh Clark at Get Real Audio

Artwork by Phoebe Stephenson
Design by Split


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The Often Herd Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK

The Often Herd reach beyond what is expected of a bluegrass band, marrying the wistful sunshine harmonies of Southern California with the striking industrial allure of their home in the North East of England. An engaging and dynamic live act, the band are able to pull off their intricately arranged material alongside moments of exciting, spontaneous improvisation. ... more

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