The Magpies

The Magpies

The Magpies bring a new reverent energy to roots music performance. The Ohio four-piece formerly known as Roger Hoover & The Whiskeyhounds are now four albums into a career that has taken them all over the country, preaching a rowdy gospel of sin, redemption, love, and death — it's indiefolkrockrevivalism.

Without label or professional representation, the Magpies have released four outstanding collections of unusual musical breadth and lyrical diversity. Roger Hoover's career as a writer has all the hallmarks of a great American epic. He... more