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Skin & Bones consists of Taylor Borsuk on guitar, vocals, and suitcase drums with Peter Blackwelder on violin. With roots in Venice Beach and soul from Tennessee, the bluesy duo defined themselves playing on the salty streets of the boardwalk and continue to grow as musicians as they travel the country. Their vagabond ambitions have led them to perform up and down the coasts of the United States, and even as far as the streets of Germany. Their authentic twang bites like a stiff shot of Southern Comfort and is just as intoxicating. Taylor’s nostalgic voice brings a sense of Americana spirit to accompany Peter’s impassioned string-work. With musical influences such as Elliott Smith, Mason Jennings, Margot and the Nuclear So and So’s, Shakey Graves, and Robert Johnson, there’s no way Skin and Bones will disappoint. Don't miss their just released EP titled “Ghost In This Town”.

 

Press

 

Play Too Much - "Their EP, Ghost In This Town, is seriously one of our favorites. It’s the go to pick on all of our road trips."

The Revue - "Every song is moving and dynamic. Between the voice and the fiddle – it buries into your soul and doesn’t let go"

Velvet Independent - “evoking emotion of which Skin & Bones’ luscious artistry can achieve, without repeating previous work"

Hits In The Sticks - "definitely make it worth your time to stop and have a listen"

Girl Underground - "simplicity with thoughtful placement, and genuine feelings"

Velvet Independent - “They should immediately be given attention by just about every music outlet out there."

Gobsmag - Live in Netherlands (Holland)

Emergin Indie Bands - "Skin & Bones is a bow-and-string-blues duo from the USA"

Ground Sounds - "With roots in Venice Beach, California and soul from Tennessee"

Fresh Beats - "It’s not very often you find a track with something about it that makes you stop and wonder “who is this?“"

Mad Mackerel - “Busking under the sun of Venice Beach"

Rock And Roll Creations - "it is a song that you need to hear"

VC Reporter - "their sound is rich in its simplicity"

When You Motor Away - "honed their sound busking in Southern California"

Velvet Independent - "It’s a truly beautiful piece from this LA duo"

The Revue - "they’re creating knee-slapping music that is usually associated with the Deep South"

AudioCred - "The song is an uptempo barn burner that leaves everyone guessing for the next note"

Get Into This - "the track strides an attitudinous drive of lurching guitar scuzz"

Niche Music - Japan loves the blues

The Joy Of Violent Movement - “They do so with an old school, badass swagger"

Play My Tape - Live in Brazil

Ground Sounds - "Seeing your life from a new perspective"

Velvety - Skin & Bones reaches Spain