By Fred Knittel
Photo by Alex Loops
We welcome back our friends Emily Frantz and Andrew Marlin, the duo Mandolin Orange, to Folkadelphia for an encore in-studio session almost a year after their first. As much things have changed in that time, so much has stayed the same. Working somewhere within their Americana, folk, and roots framework, Mandolin Orange continues to create music with an undeniable chemistry and intimacy.
It’s at once emotionally immediate and spaciously wide open – the impact of a note on the violin is upfront and powerful, but the feeling of its sustain resonates long after the sounds fade …read more