The New Gus Samuelson American Soul is Jackson Brown meets Leon Redbone with Bill Frisell-style picking...Get it
Dallas troubadour Gus Samuelson bills his sound as “swampy tonk,” a succinct way to describe the humid pleasures of his largely acoustic material. Gifted with a voice that, at times, conjures visions of Leon Redbone and backed by little more than a vigorously plucked acoustic and spacious percussion, Samuelson grabs hold from the opening moments of American Soul and refuses to let go.......Preston Jones DFW.com
"Palangua"....The Latest release from "Big Gus & Swampadelic" ...purchase on iTunes, Amazon.com, and your favorite sites...
Along with being an award-winning radio DJ, "Big Gus" Samuelson is a darn fine band-leader. Swampadelic, his outfit of crack musicians, busts out a wealth of styles and, in a live setting, can really do it all.
Western Swing, blues, honky-tonk and Cajun-flavored nuggets are sprinkled throughout their butt-shaking, recently released album,Parlangua.
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“Big Gus and Swampadelic proved to be an absolute revelation. Their blend of rhythm and blues, western swing, rock and cajun zydeco represented what I think true Texas music is at it’s best! Just like Doug Sahm’s Texas Tornados many years ago, Big Gus has found a way to blend in the rich, culturally vital sounds of an area that borders our state, only to fully incorporate those traits into a spicy broth that bubbles into a wholly satisfying concoction that just comes out tasting right”. – Kelly Dearmore, Dallas Observer