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Outside Inside heats up a hearty stew of flavor

The String Cheese Incident outdoes itself with its latest groovy album

The String Cheese Incident has come along way from its bluegrass roots and jam band status to bring together an eclectic mix of music on their latest album, Outside Inside.

Known for its amazing live performances and long jams, The String Cheese Incident has put together an album that mixes many genres to give listeners an experience they will not forget. The group has finally come together as a whole, putting together a sacrilegious mix of bluegrass, calypso, salsa, rock ’n’ roll and jazz.

The String Cheese Incident, composed of Keith Moseley, Kyle Hollingsworth, Michael Travis, Bill Nershi and Michael Kang, has become a big name on the jam band circuit, with comparisons to Phish and being known for their long, hallucinogenic jams.

Outside Inside showcases the band’s talents, something every band tries to attain. Outside Inside gives the listener tight jams as well as an exploration into the minds of the musicians. They have become tighter overtime as a band — and lyrically, Outside Inside showcases The String Cheese Incident’s abilities as writers.

From the beginning to end, Outside Inside, is a journey on the open road, exploring music as one would a good country road. Hard edged rock and roll, comparable to Moe, opens the album and takes the listener in immediately. As one indulges into Outside Inside, The String Cheese Incident, give you jazz from the East coast, calypso from the South, bluegrass jams from the Appalachian Mountains, salsa beats to get you up and dancing and many rock tunes that will boggle the mind.

The many sounds found on Outside Inside, can be compared to the eclectic bands on the rise. Hints of Medeski, Martin, and Wood, Galactic, Moe, Phish and Widespread Panic, engulf the sounds that

The String Cheese Incident compile. The String Cheese Incident has mastered their musical style, and broken free from the repetitive jams of the past. Outside Inside is a wonderful compilation of genres that the band use to their advantage. As each song breaks down, each musician has the opportunity to showcase his skills.

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Outside Inside is The String Cheese Incident’s best studio album in years. Growing as a band and as musicians has brought the them together as a whole — giving Outside Inside a great sound and most importantly, showcasing their talents. Grab a beer, sit down and enjoy the eclectic sounds of Outside Inside. The String Cheese Incident has outdone itself this time.

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