SUSTO: SUSTO is a Spanish word referring to a folk illness in Latin America that Justin Osborne learned as anthropology student, meaning “when your soul is separated from your body,” and also roughly translates to a panic attack. For Osborne, the music of SUSTO was something he had to get out into the world.
The members of the live band that Osborne and a guitarist and songwriter Johnny Delaware recruited — Corey Campbell (guitar, keys, backing vocals), Jenna Desmond (bass), and Marshall Hudson (drums, percussion) contributed to SUSTO’s new album & I’m Fine Today, which will be released via Caroline. “We just wanted to go further. We started something with the first record, and we want to keep going in that direction,” Osborne says of the album, which finds them taking the spacey country rock of their debut into the stratosphere, piling on layers of sighing keyboards, galloping rhythms and frayed, noisy guitar solos atop wistful melodies and lyrics that examine growing up and growing into yourself.
Benyaro: “Punk americana…Astutely written” – no depression. “Triumphant…With a touch of humor” – glide magazine. “Benyaro excels in the rougher, funkier edges of americana.” – Twangville
Canyon Kids: Sometimes a duo, sometimes a six piece, The Canyon Kids are always at the top of the game. Forged on the banks of the Snake River, with an unwavering love of the American West, Canyon Kids are students of Americana, rock, and folk, but also pioneers of something entirely new.