"This top shelf acoustic quintet is a virtuosic revelation" The Boston Globe
Punch Brothers are the New York City-based quintet of mandolinist Chris
Thile, guitarist Chris Eldridge, bassist Paul Kowert, banjoist Noam Pikelny and violinist Gabe Witcher. Their new album Who's Feeling Young Now?, produced and engineered by Jacquire King, contains some of the most
exhilaratingly direct, sonically daring performances the group has ever
recorded. Already, Vanity Fair has hailed the album as "their most
expressive work yet as an ensemble -- sophisticated, pop-y, kinetic and
profound, all at once." The New Yorker calls it "a mystical alchemy of
old-time music and contemporary sensibilities." As the five members, ranging in age from their mid-20's to mid-30's, have matured together on the roadand in the studio, their approach to writing and performing has, conversely, become looser, simpler, and, in a sense, more unaffectedly youthful. In fact, the title song on the new disc - featuring rumbling bass, skittering violin, and wailing multi-tracked vocals - sounds like hard-charging string-band punk rock.