Southern Culture on the Skids – The band sings about Southern food and Southern life, all told from an absurdist perspective not unlike that of the old TV show My Name is Earl. The group predates that ingenious program by two decades, but its ongoing trailer park party has maintained a similarly wild and rambunctious vibe.
Urban Pioneers – Mix one part Texas fiddle, one part Tennessee banjo, a splash of guitar, stir it with a doghouse bass and you have a swingin’ cocktail for your ears known as the Urban Pioneers.
“Hillbilly Swing Music is true to the title, filled with fun ditties and infectious reels that reawaken the simple joy of primitive American string music in a way that is invigorating and fun, yet still enriching with intelligent turns and deceptively-smart songwriting.
Their fourth overall record…really is a step up in quality across the board from the trio, from the songwriting, to the production, to simply the audio grade of the recordings. It’s probably worthy of naming as their best record yet.
A former classically trained violinist and an enlisted man in the Navy take time from trapping feral hogs on their property in North Texas to play a few songs for you to help spin the troubles away. This is what old time primitive country is all about.”-SavingCountryMusic.com