American Renaissance: An Interview with Murder By Death

When I was introduced to Murder By Death over a decade ago in 2005, they were already two full-length albums in and more than piquing the interest of pre-Millennial torrent-freaks, MP3 scavengers, and compact disc purists sharing music suggestions on instant messenger and Jersey pizzeria napkins. Their first album, Like

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Murder By Death: Big Dark Love

Murder By Death have been called many things, including indie, alt-country, and folk, however, the band’s seventh album, Big Dark Love, just proves more and more that this band is unclassifiable. They can easily play with dark cabaret acts, like The Dresden Dolls. They can share the stage with …

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An Interview with Adam Turla from Murder By Death: In Good Taste

With their dusty, dramatic brand of folk-affected indie rock, Murder By Death have long been one of the most intriguing bands in their scene. Led by singer/guitarist Adam Turla, Murder By Death have maintained the delicate balance of having a trademark sound but also breaking into new territory on each …

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Murder By Death: Bitter Drink, Bitter Moon

Although there are so many bands out there that are classified as indie or alternative, Murder By Death possess something that not many others have. The new record, Bitter Drink, Bitter Moon is a release full of charisma in how it is put together.

If there is one thing about …

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Murder By Death: Another Bottle Of Gin

Murder By Death’s sixth album, Bitter Drink, Bitter Moon, is yet another immersive alt-country dive into the dark backwoods territory that they have made home. Singer/guitarist Adam Turla’s deep and dolorous vocals, often relating tales about revenge and murder, are swathed in jangling guitars and plaintive cello lines. …

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Interview With Adam Turla From Murder By Death: Beyond The Usual

There isn’t another band quite like Murder By Death. Sure, they’re not the first to add cello and other classical instruments to otherwise basic rock tunes, however they might be the first to do so cohesively while still appearing unpretentious and genuine. They have unfailingly shirked indie and pop rock …

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Murder By Death: Rattlesnake Rock

With Adam Turla’s timeless tenor and Sarah Balliet’s cello, Murder By Death have made a name for themselves in the indie and punk music scene over the past 10 years. This year is nothing unlike others for these relentless, Midwestern, art-rockers. They’ve released a fifth studio album, Good Morning, Magpie

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Murder By Death: Good Morning, Magpie

It seems like Midwest indie rockers Murder By Death only just released Red of Tooth and Claw six or so months ago (even though it came out in 2008). Now, to the surprise of casual fans who had no idea the band was working on new material, comes Good Morning,

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Interview with Murder By Death: By Hook Or By Crook

Since 2003’s Who Will Survive, And What Will Be Left Of Them?, their second full-length, Indiana’s Murder By Death have been ardently courting the musical essence of America’s West. Falling somewhere between folk and country, rock and blues, the band has developed greater and greater skill in whittling down …

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