Articles by Pete Cogle
Their music is essentially about the interplay of light and dark. One without the other, and this EP would be good, but together the result is much greater than the constituent parts. It’s magnificent.
Aficionados say the appeal of Country Music is three chords and the truth. Well the Death Roots Syndicate tells some pretty dark truths, I can tell you.
The tracks on this album have been developed over a couple of years and it shows. It’s as much about what they leave out as put in that sets this album apart.
Their music is infectious and they always makes me want to smile, want to sing and want to dance.