Little Black Dress is the brainchild of veteran musicians Toby Pipes (deep blue something) and Nolan Thies. The two have collaborated on the writing, engineering and producing of all the cuts that will appear on their upcoming debut album. Their unique sound might remind you of a deep-cut track from one of your favorite 4 A.D.
One minute the Vipers transport you to another time, a smoky jazz club or gin joint. The next, they’re all tom-toms and energy, reminding you that punk is an idea that knows no genre or era. In the band’s own words, the Jitterbug Vipers are “swingadelic” and when the group plays, somehow, here, Jerry Garcia hands Count Basie a joint and says, “Now that’s what I’m talking about.
The PRB is a dynamic power–trio of musicians with over 30 years of combined experience. Formed in 2011 with a mixture of styles and influences in their show, they later captured that diversity on their 2012 debut studio release, Sex With A Dragon. It is like a big “house of blues” with “rooms” emanating sounds of rock, country, funk, R&B and Latin music.