Episode 263: Mount Royal - Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge

PledgeMusic is a crowdfuning platform that aims to help artists of every genre and creed achieve their dreams. Every artist except Wheeler Walker, Jr. it would seem. In an unprecedented move, the artist friendly org recently cancelled the country star/comedian's campaign to raise funds for his upcoming sophomore album, and we've got some questions.

On their second album as a duo, guitarists Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge (Punch Brothers) are travelling down well worn musical paths, but still manage to kick up some dust along the way. We journey deep into Mount Royal and find out where the music they're making is taking bluegrass and folk, and contemplate a new dawn of acoustic music in a super-untz age.

PLUS! Son Volt is BACK. Crank up "Back Against The Wall" off of their new LP, Notes Of Blue, and be ROCKED.


Mount Royal
Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge

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Carrie: Pass
Ian: Buy It
Maddie: Try It

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  • Incidental music courtesy of Aquatic Gardener. Hear more/buy it HERE.

  • Check out "Back Against The Wall" from Son Volt's Notes Of Blue, below!