Bill Evans & Megan Lynch (BEML)
Country of origin:
Type of music generally:
Roots music/Americana/contemporary folk/alt-country
Most recent release as a duo, let's do something... (2009)
Other roots/alt-country musicians, Megan Lynch's vocals and style are somewhat like Kathy Mattea
Most covers, some own
Bill Evans and Megan Lynch (BEML) each have solo careers, Bill Evans as a banjo (and guitar) player and Megan Lynch as a fiddler. Together they make wonderful vocal harmonies and join their instruments to great effect. Clearly, they've both been called virtuosos for a reason. Heads up to all fans of bluegrass, roots music, Americana, contemporary folk, new folk, alt-country—whatever you call it. (email@example.com)
Recommended first album:
let's do something... is their debut as a duo
let's do something... (2009)
2009—Native and Fine Records
See BEML's site
Highly recommended for fans of roots/new country music
Megan Lynch—vocals, fiddle
Michial Anglin and Eleanor Cross—additional vocals, handclaps (2)
Stephen Mougin and BEML
The sound on this album ranges from rootsy bluegrass through contemporary folk/pop. Both Bill Evans and Megan Lynch have good evocative voices for this kind of material and their harmonies are lovely. Their press talks about their "natural and unassuming sophistication" and also mentioned "intensely intimate and difficult to categorize." Hell, yes. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Thanks to Sophia Gurley for work on this entry.
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