Mandolin Orange is an Americana/folk duo from Chapel Hill, North Carolina that formed in 2009. The duo is comprised of Emily Frantz (vocals, violin, guitar) and Andrew Marlin (vocals, mandolin, guitar, banjo). They have release five albums to date and in 2013 they signed with Yep Roc Records and have produced 3 albums under that umbrella, they have actually produced all their albums. They have been touring extensively for three years quietly gathering local and faraway fans. This duo’s music is meshed with bluegrass, folk, country, gospel with a hint of pop. All the ingredients are there, it’s just down right feel good with it’s strong snug vocal harmonies and dazzling musicianship. Mandolin Orange is a definite must listen to if you feel like a good story, swaying or just a good ol’ foot tappin’. The music they make is nothing short of perfection.
Songs: Wildfire, Hey Stranger, Picking Up The Pieces, Hard Travelin’, Cold Lover’s Waltz, Old Ties And Companions, Rounder, The Wrecking Ball, Lines on the Floor, Angel, Boots Of Spanish Leather (Bob Dylan Cover)
Albums: Blindfaller, Such Jubilee, This Side of Jordan, Haste Make|Hard