January 20, 2015

Appalachia never sounded so good. 


Chicago’s Charming Axe have recorded a set of originals and covers for Gathering Days that is sure to lower your blood pressure and heighten your musical IQ. These folksy, bluegrassy gems, with three-part harmonies and brilliant music...

July 14, 2014

'Gathering days' by Chicago's Charming Axe is a quality collection of well curated covers (dolly parton & porter wagoner, james taylor, and winning me over, the always great 'you don't miss your water' by william bell) and thoughtful originals by the band's three core...

June 30, 2014

Charming Axe sings 3-part Appalachia to perfection...


It is not surprising that Appalachian harmony made its way to Chicago and infected Rob Newhouse, Eugenia Elliott and Hannah Hill, collectively known as Charming Axe. Not surprising because it’s happened before, righ...

June 30, 2014

@@@ Charming Axe: Gathering Days (Self-released, 2014).  Rootsy Americana I got to via a music publicist.  Opens up acapella with a big swelling organ in the opener, Close Your Eyes and painfully pretty vocals in the second tune Beyond the blue.  It’s great to hear som...

June 17, 2014

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"Comprised of musicians affiliated with Chicago's Old Town School of Folk Music, Charming Axe (vocalists Eugenia Elliott and Hannah Hill and vocalist/guitarist Rob Newhouse) delivers Gathering Days, a fine addition to the folk music...

June 2, 2014

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