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Member sinceMarch 14, 2011
MembersKim Chase, Matthew Chase, Liz Bisbee, Ned P. Rauch, Colin DeHond
InfluencesBluegrass, country and folk provide the foundation of the band’s sound, but Frankenpine’s original music draws on a wide range of influences, including blues, gypsy jazz, rock and old-time.
Artist Biography:
Frankenpine is a string band with roots reaching from the subway platforms of the city up the Hudson Valley to the crooked mountains of the Adirondacks. Formed in 2007, this Brooklyn-based string band mines bluegrass, rock, folk and country to forge its own place in Americana and roots music. Its songs span a range of topics: murderous outlaws, intrepid reporters, local dives and new starts. Frankenpine’s players show restraint when they need to, but with banjo, fiddle, resonator and acoustic guitars, mandolin, bass, accordion and nearly as many singers in its ranks, the band is primed for picking fast and barely bridled.

“What they play is the future of bluegrass, not the past.”
~Lucid Culture

More by Frankenpine:

Blackwell Island
Cold Water
Convict Grade
Eye of the Whale
Faceless Weaver
Into My Own
John the Revelator
La Fee Verte
Never Lie
Over Your Bones
Texas Outlaw
Wolf at the Door

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