Label: SwampRag Records
Bio: Ragwater Revue is led by a duo comprised of Kris Fernald (guitar, bass, organ, drums), and Kat Toronto, aka Lady V (vox). Channeling the freewheeling spirits of Mae West, Bessie Smith, and Wanda Jackson, Ragwater Revue frontwoman Kat draws inspiration from her extensive wanderings into the deep S...See Full Bio
"Ragwater Revue revs up right away like a shiny car, an early model heavy with chrome and designed for a showy, gutsy ride. Lady Viola slinks up in a feline way, swaying back and forth in an indolent gait set by gritty guitars and bass resurrected from the earliest, most humid days of rock's rebellion. Low-down saxophone and percussion add to the late-night mood, evocative of joyrides after midnight, seamed stockings and steamy dives... There's also something seedily satisfying and authentic about its lo-fi quality, echoing down slick, dark alleys."