US folk and alt-country artist MICHAEL RUDOLPH CUMMINGS presents a heartfelt third single taken from his new solo album “You Know How I Get”, to be released on October 21st as the third chapter of Ripple Music’s “Blood And Strings” acoustic series.
Says Michael Rudolph Cummings about this new track: “I have always felt songs were little gifts from instruments. The songs are in them already, it just takes time to hear them. This one came from an old 6-string banjo I picked up from a pile of broken instruments in a junk shop somewhere along the way. I think the song came out before I even got to be counter to pay for it. This is as close to the feeling of roaming night after night, town after town as I can get“.
Michael Rudolph Cummings is known for being the vocalist and guitarist of East Coast stoner grunge band Backwoods Payback. His solo material is equally dark but subdued in volume and temperance, recalling the ditch-trilogy era of Neil Young and the slower moments of Townes Van Zandt, while also leaning towards contemporary solo acts such as The White Buffalo.
His new album and Ripple Music debut “You Know How I Get” will be released on October 21st as part of Ripple Music’s “Blood and Strings” acoustic series (which previously introduced solo albums from Scott “Wino” Weinrich and Tony Reed). To support its release, mRc will embark on a US tour with his solo band, the roster of which reads like a who’s who of east coast underground mainstays, literally some of the best players out there including Mel Parsonz of Royal Thunder, Patrick Shannon of All Else Failed and Mike Bardzik of The Boils. ► Listen to new singles “Closer Than They Appear” and “62 Westbound“
Michael Rudolph Cummings “You Know How I Get”:
Out October 21st on Ripple Music – PREORDER
Michael Rudolph Cummings is a lifer. Touring the world as the vocalist/guitarist for the band Backwoods Payback, the drummer of the band Boozewa and the synth player/vocalist of the band All Else Failed, Cummings has been there and done that. All of it. Literally. No matter the band when playing live he has always been known for his intensity and ability to connect to every person in the room. Regardless if it is a festival overseas or a coffee shop in a small town in the USA, he leaves a little piece of himself everywhere he goes. mRc has previously released one full-length, four EPs and a revered cover of Neil Young’s “Cortez The Killer”. Michael Rudolph Cummings recently signed to Californian powerhouse Ripple Music, for the release of his new solo album “You Know How I Get”, to be released on October 21st, as part of the label’s “Blood and Strings” acoustic series.
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