Middle Tennessee Music

The Alpine Camp was simply a challenge to translate nature’s sounds into music without any fancy gadgetry or studio over-processing but has since turned into something of an obsession for this crew of energetic and creative musicians.

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The Modern Folk Music of America

The Alpine Camp is a californian roots-inflected americana rock band…stompin’ beats, plucking banjos and wailing pedal steel provide a backdrop for catchy, straightforward songwriting with populist appeal. definitely one of those contributions that falls into the beer-drinkin’, field dancin’ category.

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Neufuture Magazine

The Alpine Camp is an act that has made a soulful, funky, folksy track that is urban, backwoods, and catchy as all hell in Parents. The act defies definition, with the distinctive vocals in Parents highlighted by a guitar and drum duality that makes the track pop.

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Bucket Full Of Nail - Interview

Approaching bluegrass music with tongues firmly planted in cheeks, the Los Angeles, California duo of Charles Etienne and Chris Bell bring the folk rock as The Alpine Camp. In the same way G. Love & Special Sauce slice and dice genres, The Alpine Camp come correct with booze, in-jokes and solid musical licks on their debut EP, Sixpack.

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Buzz Bands LA - Featured

Spelles, The Alpine Camp, Emm, Firemelon, Boolan, Jessica Teagardin

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Inside World Music

5 stars (out of 5).

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Here Comes The Flood

Their EP sixpack is about halfway country and bluegrass, with just a few rook licks thrown in. The duo’s forte is their harmonizing, but check out the slide guitar too.

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The Rock & Roll Report

Rating: ***** (five stars)

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Sleeping Bag Studios

They’re not trying to pull one over on you rock fans, they’re being honest about it on their social pages. And besides – when you have a listen for yourself, you’ll realize that this is a combination that The Alpine Camp is pulling off exceptionally well. Don’t be afraid, rock fans – embrace your inner twang!

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Indie Band Guru

The opener “Parents” is a mellow but super intriguing track that sucks this listener into the story line by line. The somewhat dry vocal tone mixed along with the usually bluegrass sounding instruments sets the tone for something different.

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Music Existence

The Alpine Camp is a californian roots-inflected americana rock band…stompin’ beats, plucking banjos and wailing pedal steel provide a backdrop for catchy, straightforward songwriting with populist appeal. definitely one of those contributions that falls into the beer-drinkin’, field dancin’ category

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AMN

To date, The Alpine Camp have released an EP, one that wasn’t consciously thought of in terms of the parameters of an Americana album with an “outdoorsy” feel to it when they were putting it together.

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Music Street Journal

I really wish I had more music to hear with this set. The whole roots music thing of Mumford and Sons and the like is here, but there is a lot more going on, too. The Grateful Dead, bluesy rock, country, folk and more all are heard here. This is great stuff, really.

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Che's Music Reviews

The band knows the statement it wants to make and it is on atypical of others in their field. I loved that they were able to successfully add influences from other music genres that other bands wouldn’t have been so eager to try. These are the kinds of things that reinvigorate old fans and invite new ones.

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Comic Pop Library

The Alpine Camp are a folk band, but with “Regrets” it’s like a folk song on speed. It has the elements of a folk song, but the band has fun with the single by speeding it up, which makes “Regrets” become infectious.

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Breaking Down Sound

Tossing their hat into the musical mash up ring and adding to the eclecticism are Los Angeles troubadours Alpine Camp and on their latest EP, Adventure, they showcase the roots of their approach, bridging rock vibes with a country folk medium for a sound that is wholly theirs.

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