Twiddle (band)

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Twiddle
Twiddle-01.jpg
Twiddle in 2016
Background information
OriginVermont, United States
GenresJam band
Years active2004 – present
LabelsJamFlow Records
Websitetwiddlemusic.com
Members
  • Mihali Savoulidis
  • Ryan Dempsey
  • Brook Jordan
  • Zdenek Gubb
Past members
  • Billy Comstock

Twiddle is an American rock band. They are a jam band, and utilize instrumental improvisation in their live performances. They incorporate influences from a variety of music genres, including rock, jazz, bluegrass, reggae, and funk.[1][2][3][4]

Twiddle formed at Castleton State College in Vermont in 2004. The members of the band are Mihali Savoulidis (guitar, vocals), Ryan Dempsey (keyboards, vocals), Zdenek Gubb (bass, vocals), and Brook Jordan (drums, percussion, vocals).[5]

Twiddle hold an annual festival called Tumble Down at Burlington Waterfront Park.[6][7][8][9]

On April 20, 2018 Twiddle appeared on The Dan Patrick Show and was announced as the "house band".[10]

Discography[edit]

  • The Natural Evolution of Consciousness – 2007
  • Somewhere on the Mountain – 2011
  • Live at Nectar's – 2014
  • Plump: Chapter One – 2015[11]; remastered and rereleased in 2017[12]
  • Plump: Chapter Two – 2017[13]
  • Live from Tumble Down 2018 – 2018[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marks, Evan (March 16, 2013). "Grateful Web Interview with Twiddle", Grateful Web. Retrieved June 12, 2016.
  2. ^ Hurwich, Dylan (October 22, 2013). "Grateful Web Interview w/ Twiddle's Mihali, Ryan, Zdenek, & Brook", Grateful Web. Retrieved June 12, 2016.
  3. ^ Weathers, Taraleigh (January 14, 2015). "Why Twiddle Just Might Be Your New Favorite Band", Huffington Post. Retrieved June 12, 2016.
  4. ^ Mason, Pete (June 24, 2015). "Twiddle: A Growing Brand, the Peaking Phenomenon and the Next Big Fan Base", NYS Music. Retrieved June 12, 2016.
  5. ^ Friedman, Lilli (June 27, 2014). "Summer Stars: Twiddle", Relix. Retrieved June 12, 2016.
  6. ^ Nestor, Matt (March 17, 2016). "Twiddle, Theater of Living Arts, Philadelphia, PA – 3/11", Jambands.com. Retrieved June 12, 2016.
  7. ^ Ojeda, Daniel (April 17, 2016). "Twiddle Debuts Shaggy & the Righteous Brothers Covers in Sold-Out Milwaukee Show", Live for Live Music. Retrieved April 12, 2016.
  8. ^ Bernstein, Scott (February 28, 2016). "Twiddle Jams with Brandon 'Taz' Niederauer & Horns at Irving Plaza", JamBase. Retrieved June 12, 2016.
  9. ^ Bernstein, Scott (November 29, 2016). "Full Show Audio: Twiddle Covers Grateful Dead & Daft Punk in Boston", JamBase. Retrieved November 29, 2016.
  10. ^ Bernstein, Scott (April 20, 2018). "Twiddle Performs on The Dan Patrick Show". JamBase. Retrieved April 20, 2018.
  11. ^ Horton, Kat (December 10, 2015). "Hearing Aide: Twiddle Plump–Chapter One", NYS Music. Retrieved June 12, 2016.
  12. ^ Kerwin, Emerson (April 26, 2017). "Twiddle | PLUMP Chapters 1 & 2 | Review", Grateful Web. Retrieved April 30, 2017
  13. ^ Deflin, Kendall (April 27, 2017). "Twiddle Talks PLUMP: Chapter 2 Ahead of Its Release Tomorrow", Live for Live Music. Retrieved April 30, 2017.
  14. ^ Greenblatt, Jeffrey (November 14, 2018). "Twiddle Releases Live from Tumble Down 2018 Audio" JamBase. Retrieved March 5, 2019.

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