The Crooked Fiddle Band are completely surprising: the music is original and quixotic, and yet has the strength of some deep and strong roots. I can’t say I’ve ever heard anything else like it!
The Crooked Fiddle Band show themselves to be what all the great bands are: a force of nature.
A sense of hopeful balladry, undertaking an epic from a scorched steampunk fantasy paradigm…undeniably breathtaking. 4 stars.
This set has been absolutely jam-packed with mind-blowing, face-melting, jaw-dropping, head-spinning moments, and will surely stay in the minds of those lucky enough to witness it for a very long time
It’s a blend of folk, gypsy and world music, all passed through the looking glass of the modern day and expanded to a grand cinematic scale – it’s hard not to think of Moving Pieces Of The Sea as something wholly new and unique.
When The Crooked Fiddle Band took to the stage, it was as though someone had put 10,000 volts through the dance floor.
It is rare to hear genuinely original music these days, but when you listen to the Crooked Fiddle Band, your mouth will drop open.
Crooked Fiddle Band continue their musical manifesto, rallying around the incendiary fiddle of Jess Randall to make music that will make grandmas mosh, punks tango and metalheads hoe-down… …Anything from chainsaw sounds to Nordic fiddling are all grist to the music mill for this dynamic young band.