Here at RAW RAMP island we love the American folk duo SHOVELS & ROPE from Charleston, South Carolina who comprise of husband and wife Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst.
They have successfully combined threads from their individual solo careers to blend traditional folk, rock and roll, country rock, and punk rock.
Their sounds are supernatural — even slightly delusional — yet highly evocative and addictive as a bunch of opioids.
We recently described their sound as, “Pure American darkness with a slimed-up country twist…”
And with “Little Seeds” out, now’s the time to see them…
Saturday 4th February – Drygate, Glasgow
Sunday 5th February – Ruby Lounge, Manchester
Monday 6th February – Islington Assembly Hall, London