-Good New Music He writes with simplicity, but in a half-drunk tongue-in-cheek air and with an artful lack of symmetry in his melodies through much of the album, so his songs are always a few steps ahead of the norm. -Austin Sound Rondeau pulls his languid drawl across country ballads braced by banjo and steel, the caustic crack of his voice cut with an ornery attitude. With his debut, Bangs, Bullets and the Turtle Mountains, the North Dakota native's impressive songwriting drifts through easy honky-tonk anthems and supple, aching, country waltzes. -Austin Chronicle Originally from North Dakota, Rondeau’s now made Austin his home, weaving his way through original country ballads that make the heart ache.
His 2007 debut, Bangs, Bullets and the Turtle Mountains, mixes traditional country and bluegrass, with storytelling inspired by Rondeau’s upbringing in the Turtle Mountains... -KUT's Austin Music Minute "I don't like country but I like you guys" - Random scenester NEWS! Nominated for Singer Songwriter of the year by the Academy of Texas Music! Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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