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Crooks’ debut LP, The Rain Will Come, was produced by Danny Reisch (Bright Light Social Hour, Okkervil River, White Denim) and released in May of 2012. The band recently sold out their album release show at Antone’s, and the title track was chosen as KUT’s “Song of the Day.” They were also selected as the Texas band to “score big” in 2012 by Texas Music Matters, and labeled a “Must-See Austin Band” by MTV’s The Hive. Crooks also performed at Fun Fun Fun Fest in 2011.
Shoulda done this a long time ago. Crooks and Whiskey Shivers play their first show together at the White Horses on E. 6th St!!!!
CROOKS at 10:30PM
Whiskey Shivers at 12
CROOKS - the band just released their new record, "The Rain Will Come", and have a big year ahead of them.
“Rueful, hard-edged, and authentic” – Texas Monthly
“A driving slice of country noir” – American Songwriter
“They take the lonesome, haunting sounds of Hank Williams Sr. and put their own dusty, rough-and-tumble spin on it.” – Garden & Gun
“Crooks have a way of taking their music out of the honkey-tonks and putting it on the dusty plains and arid deserts of the mind…dry and dangerous.” – KUT FM
“There's a surge of noteworthy new bands in Austin's bottomless wellspring of roots rock… [Crooks are] the most sonically adventurous.” – Austin Chronicle
“Crooks do the Outlaw country movement proud….[they’ll] gain some Texas-sized popularity very soon.” - AOL The Boot
“The seemingly endless stream of media praise… points toward something bigger coming.” – Austin American Statesman
WHISKEY SHIVERS -
The band’s ultra country singing and bango [sic] playing is actually really good; however the music video, in lack for better words, freaks me out! RyanSeacrest.com
Whiskey Shivers would've been an ideal replacement for Old Crow Medicine Show at the 2011 Austin City Limits Music Festival. Austin Powell - Austin Chronicle
You may have never heard of Whiskey Shivers, but as of today, you're never going to hear the end of them. PerezHilton.com
This is what you could refer to as hardcore roots – traditional country with a bit of Appalachian mountain music executed on punk rock jet fuel. Laurie Gallardo - KUT Austin, 90.5 FM
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