Concert Preview: The Deep Vibration @ The Duck Room (6/13)

Twangfest 13 has descended upon the St. Louis community via the Pageant and Blueberry Hill, and while the entire lineup is great (check it here) I’ve got to admit that I’m particularly excited for The Deep Vibration, who are set to rock The Duck Room on Saturday. The rootsy foursome is based out of Nashville, recently put out an EP – Veracruz – and have been touring the US for some time now. The EP is straightforward country soul tempered with a bit of classic rock, but they’ve been expanding their sonic palette since its release, most notably with a cover of Bob Dylan’s “Shot of Love”:

There are a couple of other unreleased tracks floating around the ‘net, including “Coal Mine,” a scorcher riddled with feedback, pounding drums and a swingin’ horn section, while vocalist Matt Campbell howls about being tired and lonely over the din. It’s raw and fun and I bet it sounds a hundred times better live – come Saturday, we’ll find out. In the meantime, you can download “Oklahoma City Woman Blues” from Veracruz EP here (via

Written by: Kenny Hofmeister


  • Roy Kasten

    Yep, this band is my sleeper pick for Twangfest 13.

    Check out my review of their set at the Twangfest SXSW Day Party at Jovita’s this past March here and photos here!