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September 1, 2018IM -
Released July 20
The self-produced album All Ashore includes nine originals from the Punch Brothers, a quintet of Local 257 (Nashville, TN) members Chis Thile (mandolin/lead singer), Chris Eldridge (guitar), Paul Kowert (bass), and Noam Pikelny (banjo), and Local 47 (Los Angeles, CA) member Gabe Witcher (fiddle). Thile says the album is “a meditation on committed relationships in the present day, particularly, in the present political climate.” It is the bands’ fourth album. “Going in we knew what we needed it to sound like and I think we had a specific enough vision to make the reality match up with that,” he says. The self-produced album was recorded at United Recording Studios in Hollywood in the same room as their previous release, The Phosphorescent Blues (2015) and Antifogmatic (2010). Punch Brothers began a 36-city tour in July.