Album Review – The New York Daily

Album Review – The New York Daily

Dark country band the Whiskey Charmers made a big splash with their 2015 debut album. Their new one, The Valley – streaming at Bandcamp – takes their Lynchian twang and shuffle and raises the energy: this is much more of a blue-flame electric rock record…. “Been looking for you lately on my lawn…been looking for you in the back of my car,” Shepard muses in the swaying, melancholy Red Wine. The album’s most epic track is Coal, a majestically gloomy, metaphorically bristling anthem that could be the Dream Syndicate at their countriest, capped off by a searing, careening Daversa solo. The album winds up with Warnings, an Americana-pop song in Halloween disguise. You have been warned: this band is going places. Catch them now before it costs you big bucks at a venue like Bowery Ballroom.” – The New York Music Daily, August 18, 2017 Continue reading

American Roots UK Review

American Roots UK Review

This is their second album and to my ears, whilst their debut was excellent, this recording leaves it a little in the shade, having pretty much defined their style on this album that has the subtlety of artists such as the Cowboy Junkies but with greater depth, textures and variety. The band consists of Carrie Shepard, who handles all lead vocals and acoustic guitar and Lawrence Daversa who plays electric and acoustic guitars, steel guitar and harmony vocals and shows incredible restraint in his inventive guitar playing, knowing that less notes often equate to more in creating an atmosphere of great depth and quality,

– Mike Morrison, American Roots UK 8.15.17 Continue reading

TJ Music Magazine Review of The Valley

TJ Music Magazine Review of The Valley

Many thanks to Brian Rock, from the Americana Music Magazine TJ Music, for the great review of our new album The Valley! You can read the full article here. The Whiskey Charmers serve up another round of their signature “Country Noir” on their second studio release, The Valley. Picking up where they left off, the … Continue reading

No Depression – Live Review

No Depression – Live Review

Just came across this great live review in the Roots Music Journal No Depression from our show at Music Box Supper Club in Cleveland last September with Sarah Borges. Many thanks to Jay Minkin for coming out the show to see us and for the great article! We hope to return to Cleveland again soon! … Continue reading

Detroit Metro Times Interview

Detroit Metro Times Interview

Many thanks to Daniel Siwka of the Detroit Metro Times for taking the time to sit down with us and talk to us about our new album “The Valley”! Click here for the full interview! Detroit’s Whiskey Charmers kick ass on second LP A visit to ‘The Valley’ below By Daniel Siwka “The Valley is … Continue reading

Twangri-La Review

Twangri-La Review

Many thanks to Twangri La for this great review of our new album! “The Valley is a keeper for sure. I know, there have been a lot of keepers this year. Don’t blame me because this has been a banner year for Americana and roots music so far. We are the beneficiaries of all this … Continue reading

Three Chords and The Truth UK Review

Three Chords and The Truth UK Review

Many thanks to Three Chords and The Truth UK for the great review of our new album! “For a touch of expansive escapism there is no finer place to transport your mind than in the world of The Whiskey Charmers. In a dreamy haze of romanticised roaming THE VALLEY leads you on a mystical journey … Continue reading

ALT ROOT TOP TEN SONGS OF THE WEEK!

ALT ROOT TOP TEN SONGS OF THE WEEK!

Many thanks to Alternative Root Magazine for including “The Valley” in the ALT ROOT TOP TEN SONGS OF THE WEEK FOR SATURDAY, APRIL 15, 2017! 08 The Valley – The Whiskey Charmers (from the album The Valley) The Whiskey Charmers are sending shadows back into the murky swamp as they make a stand on the … Continue reading

Album Release at Otus Supply!

Album Release at Otus Supply!

Please join us on Friday April 14th at Otus Supply in Ferndale to celebrate the release of our second full-length album “The Valley”. We can’t wait to share our new music with you at this amazing new venue! We go on at 10pm and play til midnight. Free full band show! Hope to see you … Continue reading

Devils Night Recording!

Devils Night Recording!

A few photos from our recording session at Rooftop Recording on Devils Night! Our second album should be out in early 2017. If you like, you can pre-order on Indiegogo igg.me/at/whiskey!