Artist Of The Day: Southern Culture On The Skids

posted by Shane German on 10/05/2018

Friday October 5th:  SOUTHERN CULTURE ON THE SKIDS

True to their name, North Carolina's Southern Culture on the Skids offers an affectionate parody of local white-trash trailer-park culture, matching their skewed outlook with a wild, careening brand of rock & roll. SCOTS' music is a quintessentially Southern-fried amalgam of rockabilly, boogie, country, blues, swamp pop, and chitlin circuit R&B, plus a liberal dose of California surf guitar, a hint of punk attitude, and the occasional mariachi horns.

SCOTS's music is generally very upbeat, as they usually write and perform songs about dancing, sex, and fried chicken, which are main themes in songs such as "Cheap Motels," "Soul City," and "Eight Piece Box." They are also known for their live shows, which often include throwing fried chicken and banana pudding into the audience, and audience members invited to dance onstage. 

The 2018 release Bootleggers Choice features 16 all-new recordings of the most requested songs from the band’s long out-of-print major label releases.  All Music  Wikipedia

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