MM’s 5:1 Interview No 6: Rhubarb Whiskey

On their Bandcamp page, three-piece Rhubarb Whiskey proudly proclaim that they have been referred to as “the anti-prohibition, hellbilly goth, the bluegrass Dresden Dolls, and the fortunate love child of Bill Monroe and Sid Vicious. Bringing you atmospheric, literate, romantic drinking songs that are sexy, rugged and furiously alive, this murder ballad Americana band is here to charm you with their tales of love, friendship and the devils in … Continue reading MM’s 5:1 Interview No 6: Rhubarb Whiskey

New Album From Rhubarb Whiskey

We first posted about the alcohol soaked, southern Gothic murder ballads from Rhubarb Whiskey and their album Cautionary Tales back in the summer of 2011. An intriguing bunch: in look and sound, they evoke sleazy San Francisco punk rock clubs and Weimar cabarets, just as much as they evoke the ghost towns and saloons of the Wild West. And on the 23rd of this month they will release … Continue reading New Album From Rhubarb Whiskey

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: July 2011

Oh yes, it is that time again. Here is a round up of the very best of what we posted in July, plus a couple of new ones to add to the mix. Enjoy. Download Dennis Hopper Choppers – Good To Me mp3 (from Be Ready) Morricone inspired spaghetti western feel and Tijuana style horns combine to give an authentic dusty desert twang. BTW: Whichever knob alleged … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: July 2011

Introducing…Rhubarb Whiskey

Alcohol soaked, southern Gothic murder ballads are the order of the day from Rhubarb Whiskey and their new album Cautionary Tales. Stories are told with a flourish and a touch of the theatrical using mandolin, guitar, accordion, fiddle and upright bass. Mixing classic American folk songs with a gypsy punk ethic works wonderfully well and chief among the highlights is a unique tale of bears and … Continue reading Introducing…Rhubarb Whiskey