The Top Ten Bluegrass Albums of 2018 on Fervor Coulee Bluegrass and Country Standard Time Includes Carolina Chimes
Carolina Chimes is Number Four
“This ‘All Original Bluegrass Instrumental Showcase’ is 34-minutes of tunes sounding fresh, invigorated, and powerful. The twelve numbers flow brilliantly, a set of mandolin-based bluegrass the likes we haven’t experienced in years. An absolute stunner of a bluegrass album.” — Donald Teplyske, Fervor Coulee & Country Standard Time.
Fervor Coulee Bluegrass Reviews Carolina Chimes
“One of the strongest bluegrass sets of the year,” a “dynamic album of modern bluegrass well-rooted in traditions perfected over the course of seventy years,” and “An absolute stunner of a bluegrass album.” — Donald Teplyske, Fervor Coulee Bluegrass.
Country Standard Time Reviews Carolina Chimes
“Collectively, these artists bring enough heat that you may need to step back from your speakers.” — Greg Yost, Country Standard Time.
“This is some serious, hard core bluegrass played with a lot of fire. Good stuff!” — Scott Tichenor, Mandolin Cafe Founder.
Lonesome Highway Reviews Carolina Chimes
“What of the tune themselves? They are an utter delight… Highly recommended” — Ellis Boland, Lonesome Highway.
Bluegrass Today Premiers the Single, “Spikebuck” from Carolina Chimes
John Lawless of Bluegrass Today premiered the first single, “Spikebuck,” off the album, Carolina Chimes released Oct. 5, 2018: See the Article
Michael Doherty’s Music Log Carolina Chimes Album Review
“Here is good, pure music… ‘Carolina Chimes,’ the disc’s title track, is one that completely delights me, certainly another of the disc’s highlights. There is something incredibly catchy and even pretty about it. It’s happiness in the form of music.” — Michael Doherty, Michael’s Music Log.
Elmore Magazine Reviews Carolina Chimes
“The bulk of [the songs] are flat-out, hold-on-to-your-hat wild rides that he takes you on… The entire album brings back many great memories to me of John Hartford’s many musical excursions through the years, jam sessions with Mike Marshall down in Florida back in the ’70’s and all sorts of good stuff.” — Ken Spooner, Elmore Magazine.
Bluegrass Unlimited Reviews Carolina Chimes
“Part of what makes this concept effective is the dazzling professionalism of all the players…” — HK, Bluegrass Unlimited.
Hudson Valley Bluegrass Association Reviews Carolina Chimes
“Rudi finds his way around the mandolin with a relaxed and sure authority.” — Chris Brashear, HV Bluegrass
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