Photo courtesy of the band
A couple weeks back, my friends in the Carolina string band Mipso invited me down to their home state to experience MerleFest for the first time. Like me, Mipso made their official debut at the festival this year. They performed three different times throughout the weekend, mostly playing songs off their last album, Dark Holler Pop, and keeping us waiting for their new material. However, last month Mipso released Faces – a great two track single including “Down In The Water,” the band’s first recording of a song by fiddler Libby Rodenbough, as well as “Love Again,” a song co-written by mandolinist Jacob Sharp and guitarist Joseph Terrell. The cover art for the single was penned by our very own grass clippings designer Vi Luong. Both songs have me pretty excited for this next album. Check them out below.