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Level Ground

The Long Odds debut full length record Level Ground was recorded in October of 2016 at the renowned Pachyderm Studios in Cannon Falls, MN.  Stylistically these ten songs cover a lot of ground while ultimately sharing a common thread.  Rooted in classic country and folk rock  "From Here on Out" and "Lilac" (featuring fiddle player Allie Kral of Yonder Mountain String Band) offer upbeat

“Traces of early Uncle Tupelo and Jayhawks trickle into this fiddle-spiked Twin Cities alt-twang quintet’s promising debut album “Level Ground”, recorded at Pachyderm Studio with a guest spot by Yonder Mountain’s Allie Kral”

— Chris Riemenschneider - STAR TRIBUNE

 

traditional Americana sounds. As the listener moves through the record, songs like "Hardly Made a Dent" and "Walt Saw Ghosts" will showcase the exploratory side of the band.  This first effort from The Long Odds reveals a broad palette within the Americana umbrella that will likely leave the listener wondering what might be coming next.

 Album Art: Edie Overturf

Album Art: Edie Overturf

 
 Pachyderm Studios / Photo Cred: Nick Tveitbakk

Pachyderm Studios / Photo Cred: Nick Tveitbakk

Comprised of several veterans of the scene, it’s easy to close your eyes and hear stalwarts like the Jayhawks, Golden Smog, and Farm Accident.

— LOST IN THE NOISE

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It was a full room, cozy feel and an Americana-loving crowd...I’m a sucker for a song that tells a good story.”

— Mostly Minnesota

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