Dirtfoot - a Dose of Gypsy Punk Country Grumble boogie.
For 20 years, Dirtfoot has been spreading their infectious grooves and their unique Gypsy Punk Country Grumble Boogie sound. The crowds come to take part in the fun and chaos, hollering to all the calls and responses, shaking their beancans, and getting down with the infectious grooves.
Led by Matt & J, Dirtfoot is a blend of eclectic styles as well as diverse personalities. Featuring instruments ranging from guitar, banjo, trombone, upright bass, drums, percussion and more, this band has a truly unique yet familiar sound. It is like a good gumbo - you have some growling vocals, heavy bass and percussion that makes a good, dark, dirty Louisiana roux, mixed heartily with some meaty rhythms, combined liberally with fresh offerings from the guitar and banjo that are like okra and tomatoes picked from your backyard garden, topped with the hot n' sexy spice of trombone and lead guitar, and finally a little something magical and indescribable, and you have Dirtfoot - a delicious, spicy, dirty band that will make you stomp your feet, shake your ass and yell like a lunatic on a full moon night.
|Dirtfoot's first album Entertain Me was recorded at Fairfield Studios in Shreveport, LA and mixed by Steve Sullivan. Self Released in Dec, 2006, it features Dirtfoot favorites like My Girl, Rest My Head, Bathroom Sink, Little Bit of Rum, and more. |
Available on all Internet Outlets - ITunes, Rhapsody, and more
Dirtfoot's second album, Bone Sessions, was officially released Nov 22, 2008. It was recorded at Bass Propulsion Labs and mixed at Luminous Sound by Chris Bell (The Eagles, U2, Peter Gabriel, Erykah Badu, Polyphonic Spree). Mastering was handled by Gavin Lurssen (Tom Waits, T Bone Burnett, O Brother Where art Thou). The album features songs like Cast My Plans, Footsteps, Blue Eyes, and many more. |
Digital downloads are currently available at all outlets. You can order your copy online here.
Dirtfoot third album, Live and in Prison was recorded live at Wade Correctional Facility in Homer LA in front of 300 actual inmates. Featuring Dirtfoot favorite's and a few never before released tracks, this is as close to the real thing as we could get. |
Released Dec 2011, it is currently available at all outlets and you can get your copy here.
A Full Feature DVD featuring the Live performance, the Cast My Plans music video featuring Bill Sadler, the Making of "Cast My Plans" Documentary, and more was also released. See our store for all the great Live and in Prison gear... Vinyl anyone?
Dirtfoot's 4th album, Coming Up for Air, was recorded at Blade Studios in Shreveport, LA and produced by Brady Blade. Chris Bell (Erykah Badu, the Eagles) took care of engineering and mixing and Gavin Lurssen (Tom Waits, T Bone Burnett) took care of mastering. This album was funded via Kickstarter with the help of 175 good people. The record also features the Rebirth Brass Band, Papa Mali and Tim Carbone. Official Release date is Nov 5, 2013 |