Label: Alive Naturalsound records
Two Gallants are made up of Adam Stephens (b. 1981) on guitar, harmonica and vocals and Tyson Vogel (b. 7 November 1981) on drums and vocals.
Stephens and Vogel started gigging around San Francisco as Two Gallants in 2002, when both were twenty; the two had been making music together since the ag...See Full Bio
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“A band that cribs its name from a James Joyce story are always going to attract a certain level of disdain; but get past their clever-clogs appellation and there’s a deeply wrought cask of oak-lined Americana-blues. Sounding like the missing link between wailing Jack/monged Meg and Ol’ Dirty Beard Banhart, songs like ‘You Losin’ Out’ and ‘Fail Hard to Regain’ are stomping rackets that have the demeanour of a hard-drinking song and the heart of a hopeless romantic. Stating their influences as ranging from San Francisco punk-rockers Operation Ivy through to backcountry stalwarts in the mould of Skip James and Clarence Ashley, Two Gallants understand just how much bite to add to their Southern-stew without it losing its distinctive texture; a sweat-blues gumbo that could have just as easily emerged from New Orleans or Seattle. Throw down!”