Crotalus Records News

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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Christopher Carithers releases debut album: Autobiography of a Thief

November 30, 2019

On “Bullet to the Brain,” the first single from his debut album Autobiography of a Thief, Christopher Carithers sings “Excuse me officer, kill your lights / I ain’t slowing down tonight.” The imagery conjures more than the desperation of a suspicious protagonist (although it does that quite well too): it speaks to the album’s very…

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Chris Stringer & The Rocketeers release debut album: Sinking Ships

November 19, 2019

‘Sinking Ships’ is Chris Stringer’s third release as a member of the Crotalus family, and first proper studio effort. Backed by the same trio of Rocketeers that expanded his sound on the ‘Stringer Things: Live in Manchester’ album, Chris makes the wait worth it with seven tracks of emotional, evocative indie rock that pack a…

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Official promo video for Sinking Ships, the debut studio album from Chris Stringer & the Rocketeers

October 12, 2019

Official promo video for Sinking Ships, the debut studio album from Chris Stringer & the Rocketeers, out November 15th on Crotalus Records!

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Introducing: Christopher Carithers

May 5, 2019

Introducing: Christopher Carithers Coal towns, ghost towns, old men re-telling old stories… Christopher Carithers brings an old soul’s perspective to each of his songs. Each word has been lived and earned. Real stories from real people; seasons of weakness, riddles in dreams, corner bars and fire halls, doctors, saints, and bombardiers… Christopher Carithers invokes Steinbeck…

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2018 Crotalus Records roundup

January 8, 2019

Happy New Year from the Crotalus family! After launching late in 2017, much of 2018 was a building year for us: The Echo & Sway and Anthony St. James both enjoyed inaugural releases and touring throughout the Mid-Atlantic & Midwestern regions of the US, plus new territory in southwestern Ontario, Canada. Chris Stringer continued to…

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Chris Stringer releases Christmas single

December 15, 2018

Out today! CRG-1804 Chris Stringer “I Believe in Father Christmas” (Greg Lake cover) Digital single Follow the link below to German blog house in the sand, who debuted a new Christmas single today by our own London-based singer/songwriter Chris Stringer! Read about his creative process of recording, creating the artwork for the cover and his inspiration…

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