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Wrenwood / Press

"But here, it is Corbett's voice that steals the spotlight. Singing with a maturity beyond her twenty-six years, this modest frontwoman leads the band through the beautiful and heartbreaking "Cheap Shots". With a voice that is at once smoky and yet smooth and elegant as honey, Corbett will have you believing that this is an old country classic, with its tender word play and pedal steel. Wrenwood really hits its stride with this one, and while I would be remiss in categorizing them as a "country" band, this crooner is definitely the pinnacle of the Live EP."

“Opening with “The Moon and the Tide”, the band sprang to life with an Allman Brothers-meets-The Ventures speed-walking guitar line, cementing the notion that Rainey is one hell of a guitar player. Marking the time with a foot pedal-operated tambourine, Wrenwood worked their way through several songs, engaging the crowd with their bright sound and deep, bluesy grooves. Corbett’s voice is a searing flame on tunes like “Cheap Shots” (“He said ‘Come back darlin’, I haven’t said all I could’/He only gets this way when he drinks more than he should”), and a soft campfire ash in tunes such as the harmonious and sanguine “Bluebird”. In their most adventurous song of the set, “Apples and Oranges”, Rainey again led with a swift, slick guitar intro, but this time with a distinctly swaggering hipster vibe. “Whiskey and water, bourbon and Coke. I bring the laughter, you bring the jokes,” Corbett sang, her jazzy vibrato reminiscent of a 1930s lounge act siren."”

"The guys [King City Records] have recently signed another local act, Wrenwood. It’s an Americana Boy/Girl duo (Dan Rainey and Dallas Corbett), featuring impeccable guitar work, smoky vocals, and songs with a story."

Charleston Grit

“Wrenwood has been kicking around the Charleston scene for just about a year and features Dallas Corbett on vocals and the guitar-work of King City Records’ staple, Dan Rainey. We have been a big fan of Dallas’ voice for a while now, and obviously, all of us here at King City love Dan. They have been working on their debut release the last few months and after hearing some of the initial demos, we just had to help put this record out! Look for more from Wrenwood in the coming weeks and months, as well as all the other King City Records’ artists as well. The ball has just started to roll. Get ready, there’s more to come!”