Meet the Crew

Paul Decker

Hometown: Bozeman, MT
Position: Owner
Instruments: Drums, Guitar
Can be see playing with: Slim Drifters
Live Rig: Kick, snare, and a couple of cymbals
Influences: Junior Brown, Beatles, John Mayer, Djanjo Reinhardt, Police, Van Halen, Spoon
Musician you'd like to meet: Adam Sandler
Who would play you in a movie: John Cussak
Favorite food/drink: Anything Asian & Spicy
Other than music: mastering the wok and the wine

Geno Kreis

Hometown: Helena, MT
Position: Secret Agent Man
Instruments: Bass, Drums, and Guitar
Live Rig: Bass: Peavey BQuad4’s and Ken Smith Basses EBS 350 & 410, DiMarzio cables. Guitar: Cordoba FWSE, Gibson Herb Ellis Drums: PDP, Roland TD12, Yamaha DTXMulti
Influences: Aquarium Rescue Unit, Chick Corea, Fred Hammond, Tower of Power, Oteil Burbridge, The Police, Antonio Rey
Musician you'd like to meet: Prince, Neil Peart
Who would play you in a movie: Jonathan Schaech
Favorite food/drink: Chocolate, anything spicy
Other than music: Hiking, x-country skiing

Blaise Arsenault

Hometown: New York
Position: Sales Associate, YouTube Talent, Instructor
Instruments: Guitar, Mandolin, Banjo, Ukulele
Can be see playing with: Swamp Dawg
Live Rig: Telecaster, Fender amp, assorted pedals
Influences: Grateful Dead, Allman Brothers, etc
Who would play you in a movie: Mr Bean

Tyler James

Hometown: Kailua, HI
Position: Sales Associate
Instruments: guitar, bass, drums, some keys, vocals
Can be see playing with: Tyler James Brigade, Beautifully Broken, and The Feelin' Young
Live Rig: Vintage Vox & Fender Amps, Lots of pedals, Gibson & Guild
Influences: Crazy Horse, Jerry Garcia Band, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Mudcrutch, Bob Dylan, The Band, Wilco, Mother Hips
Musician you'd like to meet: Neil Young, Billy Talbot, Ralph Molina, Mike Campbell, Jeff Tweedy
Who would play you in a movie: Ron Jeremy
Favorite food/drink: Thai, Indian, Spicy Asian, good mexican food
Other than music: travel, texas hold em, hot springs, and dear friends

Kenny Gale

Hometown: Chicago, IL
Position: Floor Host
Instruments: Acoustic & Electric guitar, banjo
Can be see playing with: Just playing with family and friends
Live Rig: Mexi Strat with Texas Specials and Lindy Fralin Blues Special. Fender Blues Jr. Cordoba GK Studio
Influences: Blind Blake, Tommy Emmanuel, Jimi Hendrix, SRV, Christopher Parkening, Coldplay, Theivery Corporation
Musician you'd like to meet: Christopher Parkening, Chris Martin, Derek Trucks, SRV
Who would play you in a movie: Jim Cary
Favorite food/drink: A nice med grass fed steak!
Other than music: Riding/Driving Horses, hiking, and picnics with the family

Blue

Hometown: Las Cruces, NM
Position: Mr. Fix It
Instruments: Guitar, bass
Can be see playing with: Dark Navy
Live Rig: Fender Jazz Bass, Traynor YBA-IA mark II
Influences: Black Sabbath, Beach Boys, Thee Oh Sees
Musician you'd like to meet: Hotblack Desiato
Who would play you in a movie: Simon Pegg
Favorite food/drink: Kimchi Jjigae / Dean’s Zesty Booch
Other than music: SETI

nate laudenbach

Hometown: Tuscon, AZ
Position: Acoustic Repair & Sales
Instruments: Guitar, banjo, lap steel
Can be see playing with: Polyhigh
Live Rig: '53 Fender Double Eight
Influences: Leo Kottke, Jerry Byrd, Don Tiki, Jeff Beck, David Lindley
Musician you'd like to meet: Huey Lewis
Who would play you in a movie: Jim Carey
Favorite food/drink: Anchor Burger from Bacchus and a Monk Sour
Other than music: Yo-yo's

Alan tucker

Hometown: Belgrade, MT
Position: Electric Guitar Repair & Sales
Instruments: Electric guitar
Can be see playing with: Dashboard Carl
Live Rig: LTD EV-401/EVH 5150 III 50 watt/Mesa Boogie 4x12/Dunlop Cantrell wah
Influences: My Dad, KISS, ZZ Top, Flotsam & Jetsam
Musician you'd like to meet: Ace Frehley, Billy Gibbons, Ed Carlson
Who would play you in a movie: Brad Pitt
Favorite food/drink: Chicken Fried Steak, Bud Light Lime, though rarely together
Other than music: accumulating random trivia knowledge

Scott Bone

Hometown: Tupulo via Toledo
Position: Operations Magician
Instruments: Guitar, Uke, Mandolin
Can be see playing with: various artists
Live Rig: Gibson ES-345, B-Bender Tele, Music Man St Vincent, various amps, Tons of pedals
Influences: Adam Ant, Big Daddy Kane, Rammstein, Slomojoe
Musician you'd like to meet: John Mayer's father's brother's nephew's cousin's former roommate.
Who would play you in a movie: Mix of Benny Hill and Spongebob.
Favorite food/drink: Tea (iced) - 1 sweetened, 1 unsweetened, mix.
Other than music: Bee Keeping, Amateur Dentistry

Dustin Tucker

Hometown: Bozeman, MT
Position: Web Content Management / Social Media / Art Direction
Instruments: Guitar and vocals
Can be see playing with: Pinky and the Floyd
Live Rig: 82 Fender Concert and Fender Vibrolux amps, Fender Strats & Teles, a PRS, and various pedals.
Influences: Zeppelin, Rival Sons, Zero 7, Young the Giant, Gorillaz... anything with a groove
Musician you'd like to meet: David Gilmour, Bono
Who would play you in a movie: Owen Wilson
Favorite food/drink: Tacos & IPA
Other than music: Family, friends, running, hiking, biking, outdoors

Chad Fadely

Hometown: Hot Springs, Arkansas
Position: Acoustic Specialist
Instruments: Guitar, Mandolin, Octave Mandolin
Can be see playing with: Lochwood, The Acousticals, Leftover Biscuits.... and whoever else will have me
Live Rig: Martin Custom Shop D-18, Martin D-28 Authentic, Gilchrist Model 5 Mandolin, Gilchrist Model 3 Mandolin, Fletcher Brock Octave Mandolin
Influences: Bill Monroe, John Reischman, Bryan Sutton.
Musician you'd like to meet: Buck Owens, Bill Monroe

Abel Barnhart

Hometown: Park City, UT
Position: Usher
Instruments: Guitar, Backup-backup vocals
Can be see playing with: SteadyTrees
Live Rig: Fender Strat, Eastman T186MX, Fender Amps, whatever pedals I can afford
Influences: BB King, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Terry Kath, Mom & Dad
Musician you'd like to meet: Bach
Who would play you in a movie: Robert Downey Jr.
Favorite food/drink: Gardettos & Montucky
Other than music: Curating stickers

JJ Russell

Hometown: Bozeman, MT
Position: Photography
Instruments: Guitar and Brass Instruments
Live Rig: Yamaha A1M Dreadnought Cutaway
Influences: Catfish and the Bottlement, Matt Maeson, Cory Young, Sam Fender
Musician you'd like to meet: Steven Tyler, Elton John
Who would play you in a movie: Tom Cruise
Favorite food/drink: Salmon and Ginger Ale
Other than music: Photography, Mountain Biking, Skiing