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Velvet Truckstop

- US Black Mountain, NC Americana / Southern Rock / Alt- Country

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Sounds Like: Wilco, Widespread Panic, Gram Parsons, The Black Crowes, Grateful Dead

Manager: BenchRocker Productions

Bio: It’s official! Asheville’s seasoned Southern Rock powerhouse, Velvet Truckstop, has released their new studio effort, Southbound and Down. Recorded just outside of Muscle Shoals, Southbound and Down invites the listener to enjoy the maturity and progression of the band.

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“SouthBound and Down was recorded with producer Johnny Sandlin (Allman Brothers, Widespread Panic) in Muscle Shoals, Ala. Of working with Sandlin, lead vocalist/guitarist/mandolin player Jamie Dose told Xpress,, “He shaped the band’s raw material. We went through the process. Sometimes your ego’s like, ‘That’s not how we pictured things,’ but when you end up with a finished product, which is what an album is, you can see how strong of an influence he was on what we were doing, and from here on.” The six-song record includes two Randall Bramblett tracks (“Water in the Well” and “Another Sweet Dream”), but the bulk of the songs were written by Dose and guitarist Dorsey Parker. While “Water” starts the album off right, with menacing guitars and Dose’s vocal just shy of a snarl, Velvet Truckstop’s originals hold their own. “Here Today, Gone Tomorrow” recalls the Allman Brothers and Marshall Tucker Band without being a throwback or a tribute. The guitar wo”
— Ali Marshall, Mountain Xpress
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  • LOST CITY BAND (Artist) LOST CITY BAND
    Superb music VT, diggin' your songs guys !! Peace, LCB/jeffrey
  • HUNDRED ACRES (Artist) HUNDRED ACRES
    Hey Jamie! We met you at Oktoberfest! Here is our group I told you about - give us a listen! HUNDRED ACRES / Jeff Lane
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