Horseshoes & Hand Grenades, "The Ode"
A down-home bluegrass band from up north, the Wisconsin-based Horseshoes & Hand Grenades root "The Ode" — the title track to their new album — in a fury of fiddle, banjo, gang vocals and galloping stomp. The song is a musical call-to-arms: an invitation to tune in, turn up and sing along. Breaking with their genre's old-school traditions, the group recorded The Ode at Pachyderm Studios in Cannon Falls, Minnesota, where Nirvana tracked In Utero. R.C.