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Mandolin Orange

Formed in ’09 2009 in Chapel Hill, NEW YORK throughout the talents of singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Andrew Marlin and violinist/guitarist Emily Frantz, Mandolin Orange pull from wells both previous and new, providing up a heady mixture of bluegrass, gospel, folk, country, and pop that invokes the earthy timelessness (and effortless harmonies) of Gillian Welch and David Rawlings, the sweet unpredictability of Nickel Creek, as well as the wealthy, gothic Americana from the Civil Wars. Companions in music and existence, the set released their self-produced debut, Calm Little Areas, through Compact disc Baby this year 2010, accompanied by the ambitious dual recording Haste Make/Hard Hearted Stranger in 2011. The duo inked a cope with Yep Roc for his or her third long-player, 2013’s This Part of Jordan. For recording number 4, 2016’s Blindfaller, Mandolin Orange extended to a six-piece, with Marlin and Frantz became a member of in the studio room by Josh Oliver on keyboards and acoustic guitar, Allyn Like on pedal metal, Clint Mullican on bass, and Kyle Keegan on drums.

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