Crotalus Records News

Songs of Anthony St. James out today

October 15, 2021

Out today! CRG2103 Anthony St. James Songs of Anthony St. James For his debut album, Anthony St. James constructed a studio space in his dim, uncomfortable basement and brought only the essentials: string lights, bourbon, some beat-up guitars and, perhaps most important, a declined invitation to his 20 year high school reunion. “Adolescence, early 20’s……

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Andy Circus releases debut album ‘Film Club 20/20’

July 18, 2021

Andy Circus’ debut full-length Film Club 20/20 is out everywhere today! From Andy: Recorded between October 2020 and March 2021 in my living room, dining room, bathroom,and back porch. I used a Zoom R8 recorder, a Stager SR-2N mic, and sang and played every note myself. Caleb Snoke, David Pulizzi, and Rose Haupert gave indispensable…

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New single by Anthony St. James out today!

April 30, 2021

Anthony St. James’ new single “Leaving on the Train” is out today on all of your favorite digital platforms! From Anthony: “Sometimes trains take you on new adventures to far away places… and sometimes they take the one you love on new adventures to places far away from you.” “Leaving on the Train” is the…

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Milly Raccoon

Welcome Milly Raccoon to the Crotalus Family!

April 4, 2021

We’re so excited to welcome Nashville fiddle player & singer/songwriter Milly Raccoon to the Crotalus Records family! “Trained by years of campfires and tavern jams all over the world, her witty and moving lyrics mix with musical stylings that seem to have traveled out of the past, emulating classic country, traditional jazz, and old-world Celtic music.”…

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House in the Sand

Crotalus feature in House in the Sand Magazine issue #2

February 7, 2021

Read all about where we came from and where we’re going in issue #2 of House in the Sand magazine, out now! These folks are as passionate about music as we are, and we absolutely adore them for it. Get your copy at!

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CS&TR Making Wishes

Chris Stringer & the Rocketeers release single “Making Wishes”

January 20, 2021

Out today! CRG-2101 Chris Stringer & the Rocketeers “Making Wishes” (Digital single) Stream it on Spotify here. From Chris: “Making Wishes” was written, recorded and produced entirely in lockdown for our quarantine compilation which was out in the summer. As you may know, we lost my grandad in March, and it’s a cliche but he…

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Folk Radio

Crotalus artists on International Folk Radio

January 2, 2021

Many thanks to the DJs of the Folk Alliance International for featuring members of the Crotalus family in 2020! Thanks to their support, we’ve been heard on over a dozen programs in nearly as many countries around the world. Stay tuned for more in 2021!

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CS&TR Next Year

Chris Stringer & the Rocketeers release holiday single “Next Year”

December 18, 2020

Out today! CRG-2001 Chris Stringer & the Rocketeers “Next Year” (Digital Single) Like Frightened Rabbit hopping along E Street at Christmastime, it’s a stunner. From Chris: Like all the best Christmas songs, it’s a song about love, loss & heartache – but looking forward to a brighter future. This year has been tough on a…

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Folk Music Notebook

Crotalus Artists Featured on Folk Music Notebook

August 2, 2020

Beginning this week, several of our Crotalus Records family members will be featured regularly on various programs under the Folk Music Notebook umbrella. The internet’s finest folk radio runs 24/7 to listeners all over the world, with a variety of shows promoting the best in folk, blues, roots and Americana bands & singer/songwriters. Tune into…

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One Day at a Time

Two Crotalus Artists Featured on Benefit Compilation

July 10, 2020

Check out new music by two of our own on a new collection released today! One Day at a Time: a Quarantine Compilation features 26 artists from around the globe. Chris Stringer (& the Rocketeers) contribute an exclusive new track, “Making Wishes,” while Anthony St. James offers a preview of his upcoming debut album Songs…

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