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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/punch-brothers-announce-fall-tour-dates-2010-08-11
    August 11, 2010|0 comments

    Punch Brothers' latest Nonesuch album, Antifogmatic, was just released on vinyl, while the band is out West performing songs from the album. Already on the road for a month now, Punch Brothers announce their fall tour, adding several new dates throughout the South. "Most shows are now on-sale," reports Noam Pikelny on the band's newly redesigned website. "People might be lining up outside of these venues already. There's just no way to tell for sure."

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/punch-brothers-antifogmatic-now-out-on-vinyl-ed-helms-slobbering-rave-paste-2010-08-10
    August 10, 2010|0 comments

    Punch Brothers' latest Nonesuch album, Antifogmatic, which was released earlier this summer on CD and described on NPR's Weekend Edition as "10 delectable tunes," is now available on vinyl. The vinyl edition includes the album pressed on 140-gram vinyl plus a CD of the complete album. Actor/comedian Ed Helms offers a "Slobbering Rave" of the band's music in Paste, calling "an impossibly perfect mixture of down-home charm and staggering sophistication."

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/punch-brothers-perform-live-at-mtv-2010-08-06

    Punch Brothers 2010 horiz close

    August 06, 2010|0 comments

    Punch Brothers recently visited the MTV studios in New York to take part in the network's new online series, "Live at MTV." The band played songs from their latest album, Antifogmatic, as well as a cover of the White Stripes song "Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground." MTV's Buzzworthy Blog features four videos from the performance, including "You Are," "Alex," "Rye Whiskey," and the White Stripes tune.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/the-low-anthem-and-punch-brothers-live-at-the-newport-folk-festival-on-npr-2010-08-04
    August 04, 2010|0 comments

    The Low Anthem and Punch Brothers recently performed at the legendary Newport Folk Festival; both bands' sets were streamed live in full on NPR.org. The Low Anthem's home state performance garnered great reviews, including one from the Boston Globe, which wrote that a "fiery spirit imbued the Low Anthem’s set earlier on the same stage, with the Providence band once again proving its quick ascent was warranted." In their review of the festival, American Songwriter magazine called Punch Brothers' set "a deft fusion of old and new."

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/punch-brothers-featured-on-nprs-weekend-edition-2010-08-02
    August 02, 2010|0 comments

    Punch Brothers were featured on the latest episode of NPR's Weekend Edition. Host Jacki Lydon describes their latest release, Antifogmatic, as "10 delectable tunes," and comments that though the band members have their roots in bluegrass, the album is more varied in its sound; she notes that "the band takes bluegrass instrumentation and combines it with elements of classical music and rock 'n roll."

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/the-low-anthem-punch-brothers-play-newport-folk-festival-nprorg-to-broadcast-live-2010-07-30
    July 30, 2010|0 comments

    The Low Anthem and Punch Brothers are set to play the famed Newport Folk Festival this weekend. NPR will provide complete coverage of the weekend's events online at NPR.org. Newport Now describes The Low Anthem's live set as “a mix of ecstatic and contemplative energies.” Punch Brothers are also due to be featured on NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/huffington-post-punch-brothers-redefine-genre-of-music-for-the-ages-play-w-passion-trailblazers-2010-07-20

    Punch Brothers 2010 horiz close

    July 20, 2010|2 comments

    Punch Brothers' US tour takes them far north to the Alyeska Resort in Alaska this weekend. The Huffington Post compares the band to the Beatles as artists who "redefine a genre of music for the ages," calling Chris Thile "a compositional genius" and saying all five band members "play with an energy and a passion of trailblazers." Billboard says the band "is building a case for bigger fame" with their new album, Antifogmatic.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/ap-on-antifogmatic-punch-brothers-prove-theyre-not-the-average-bluegrass-band-2010-07-12
    July 12, 2010|0 comments

    Punch Brothers follow the success of their recent Caramoor appearance with three shows in Michigan later this week. The Associated Press says their new album, "Antifogmatic, has more range than your average bluegrass album. There’s an old-time feel to some songs. But several songs have a progressive feel that rises above genre limitations." Spinner looks at producer Jon Brion's role in bringing the band's unique acoustic sound to disc.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/ny-times-punch-brothers-give-supremely-entertaining-performance-2010-07-07
    July 07, 2010|0 comments

    The Punch Brothers played the "American Roots, New Shoots" series at the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts in Katonah, New York, this past weekend, in a mini-festival showcasing "new perspectives on traditional American music." The New York Times describes the "supremely entertaining" show as "cleverly splintered and episodic, with touches of breathless emotion and ... humor."

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/punch-brothers-antifogmatic-proves-celebratory-joyful-american-songwriter-warm-welcoming-av-club-2010-06-29
    June 29, 2010|0 comments

    Punch Brothers' Antifogmatic earns four stars from American Songwriter, which says the album's "celebratory, joyful feeling permeates the interplay between each of the band’s virtuoso members ... Antifogmatic also delivers quality songs [with] hummable melodies that stick with you." The A.V. Club says "Antifogmatic is as warm and welcoming as the bracing 19th-century drink that gave it its name."

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