They’ve been converting rock ‘n rollers by filtering their classic country sounds through low-fi nuances… to add the ‘alt’ to their ‘alt-country’ categorization.
With his band My Cousin, The Emperor, Reischel explores an alt-country sound that tips its hat to theindie rock scene while still maintaining a simple twang
Filled to the brim with both alone-in-the-pouring-rain ballads and throw-me-another-whiskey barroom romps
My Cousin, the Emperor makes happily gnarly music; the band’s debut album, A Long Way from Home, trades in rolling country rock & roll
A band that fuses rock, Americana, country, and folk seamlessly together
My Cousin, The Emperor is like a country version of Pavement.They have nuances of a lo-fi 90s band, mixed with a country acoustic twang
This sunny side up, harmony filled strumalong would probably brighten up most dull grey commutes... If all train journeys were this creative and inspiring even Bob Crowe and Boris Johnson might get along together.
Reverb-heavy melancholy that is very comparable to songs from artists like Chris Isaak and Roy Orbison
Really sweet Americana... notably clean and well-imagined. This might be a good springtime roadtrip album. Good crisp air and sunshine music.
Nice country folk indie rock perfect for a firepit and some beers
Songwriter Jason Reischel writes underground country flavored pop that is refreshing and genuine...Well written tunes, executed to perfection
These guys remind me of Explosions in the Sky. Great rhythm, great harmonies...great fusion of country and indie rock
The guitars have a certain twang that gives you the sudden urge to hike up your cowboy boots, dust off your cowboy hat and button up your plaid shirt. It’s clearly a country album but with a hint of Blues, which is exactly what these Brooklyn-based young men are trying to create a blend of ‘Country R&B
New York’s My Cousin, The Emperor add a bit more of an edge to this interesting bill
My Cousin played with the soul of seasoned Nashville session men