In the tiny hamlet of Horsefly, B.C. - population 700 - lives a pair of musicians with a pair of extraordinary claims to fame. Jason Romero is widely considered one of the greatest banjo-builders in the world, with a client list that includes Jerry Douglas and Ricky Skaggs. He and his wife, Pharis - an alumnus of the highly-regarded roots act Outlaw Social - also happen to have a vintage roots duo that’s taking off in the folk world.
Like the second coming of some 1937 vintage county act, the Romeros combine mournful, unadorned lead vocals with top-notch picking, understated harmonies, and a collection of songs so authentic-sounding you’d swear they were plucked off a field recording ... READ MORE