Our guest this week is the one and only Goose! Goose is an indie-groove band based out of Norwalk, Connecticut. Rick Mitarotonda is the guitarist-singer-songwriter whose folky, hummable melodies are supported by Peter Anspach on guitar/keys, and a deep-pocket rhythm section of Trevor Weekz on Bass and Ben Atkind on drums. The band’s music is both memorable and danceable; an organic and easy-to-love mix of funk and contemporary folk, with touches of reggae, jazz, blues, and rock.
We hang out and talk about coming together as a band, lessons they’ve learned through being on the road, translating a live sound into something memorable in the studio, their rise in popularity and how it’s affected them, and a whole bunch more! Make sure to check them out on Nugs.net!
For tour news, merch, music, and more go to: goosetheband.com/
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Intro Music – ‘No Simple Road’ written and performed by ‘THE HIGGS’ Check them out at: thehiggsmusic.com
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REDDIT AND OTHER COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
COREY HURST (u/DogKnees2001 over on Reddit)
LOGO DESIGNS AND RELATED ARTWORK
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