Photo by Allen Barnes
Frequent readers of this blog will know that this is right up my wheel house, Crooked Cowboy & The Freshwater Indians focus on Intercontinental Western Music from the 50's, 60's & 70's with a distinctly noir-ish dark menacing tilt.
The Crooked Cowboy, leader of the project has shared sessions and stages with the likes of Jimmy Cliff, Willie Nelson, John Lee Hooker, Beck, and Stereolab, to name a few. An ensemble which ranges from 6-12 while playing live, in September ’12 released ‘Annalog And Her Hopeful Diaries’on Neurotic Yell Records it features Crooked Cowboy >>> vocals, bass, guitar, keys/Brendan Willard >>> bass/Eben Stuart >>> vocals, percussion/Michael Morgan >>> drums, percussion /Amanda Movlai >>> moog, vocals/Marianne Williams >>> vocals, celesta.
They now have an IndieGoGo campaign to fund their Sophomore effort, see widget below.
Crooked Cowboy 'Gypsies & Thieves' @ The Overpass, November 3rd 2012 from Bokeh Monster on Vimeo.