Tag Archives: Joe Shirley

Cardinal Sons’ Kinda Cool Folksiness

With any new band, there is an adjustment period. Musicians need time to learn each other’s quirks and reach a level of musical communication bordering on telepathy. But local indie folk trio Cardinal Sons are not a “new band” in the traditional sense of the term. “When you start a band, there’s always give-and-take of [...]

e.company, On (Independent)

On marks the first release of New Orleans’ own e.company, a quintet of young, skilled instrumentalists crafting intricate jazz and funk-steeped songs. The band cut its’ teeth on Frenchmen, playing first as a more traditional trio until evolving into the lineup that produced the beautifully packaged On. The point of entry for most listeners will [...]