Jesse James DeConto grew up in New England, with Dad’s guitar and Mom’s radio tuned to Soulsville, the Village, Liverpool and Laurel Canyon. Those inheritances mingle with foothills-folk in Durham, N.C., yielding songs Americana UK calls “anthemic.” Critics hear influences from Neil Young to The National. “You won’t be able to stop humming,” said No Depression. The Pinkerton Raid has played with Illiterate Light, Ballroom Thieves, Lowland Hum and Noah Gundersen. Back-to-back releases in 2017 & 2018 brought them from Charleston to Chicago to Brattleboro, Vt., with slots at EnoFest, Shakori Hills and Daytrotter and acclaim from Paste, Popdose, The Big Takeover and more. Critics have compared their 2020 single “Rebel Mama Blues” to David Bowie, The Black Keys, The White Stripes and Cage the Elephant, a blast of zeitgeist-capturing political garage-psych. Produced by The Collection's David Wimbish, their fifth full-length album is due out in 2022.
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