Feelin’ the Love of Smugglitude

    After an exciting campaign on Indiegogo to raise funds for printing and pressing the much anticipated 3rd album from The Old Smugglers is here! Hard Pan to Chaos is now available on Bandcamp.com!  Give a listen and pick up yourself a copy. Check out this awesome review of Hard Pan to Chaos from… Continue reading Feelin’ the Love of Smugglitude

Are You Ready to Bring the Chaos?

That’s right, we’re talking to you! It’s already recorded. It’s already mixed and mastered. It’s waitin’ for you and itchin’ to tickle your listenin’ hole. Here it is, our official Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to print and press our new album, Hard Pan to Chaos. View Campaign

Turning a Hard Pan to Chaos on Brand New Smugglers Album

The Old Smugglers entered Smuggler’s Cove Studio in late November of 2016 to record their third album. After a few setbacks of personal and professional nature, 8 months later the Smugglers have completed 14 brand new tracks. Next week the studio will begin mixing and mastering as The Old Smugglers work on art and design.… Continue reading Turning a Hard Pan to Chaos on Brand New Smugglers Album

Returning to the Sea: Duluth Homegrown Music Festival 2017

The Old Smugglers were invited back to play during the Duluth Homegrown Music Festival last May and let me tell you… we done brought it. The house was packed at the tiny Amazing Grace Bakery & Cafe located in the DeWitt-Seitz Building along Canal Park. The crowd was amazing and our set was fighty! Our… Continue reading Returning to the Sea: Duluth Homegrown Music Festival 2017

Bruisetuner: The Sound of Smugglitude

The Old Smugglers done built a beefy thing to wake up sleeping demons and let loose the ruckus! The Infamous Dr. Thunder and Mister December were upgrading their amplifiers down in Shipwrecked Studio one day when they realized that Dr. Thunder’s speaker cabinet wasn’t smuggly enough. So they set out to tune some bruises with… Continue reading Bruisetuner: The Sound of Smugglitude

Aleatorium CD Release Show

The Old Smugglers are taking the stage tonight to celebrate the release of their new album, Aleatorium, this Saturday, November 14, 2015 during the Do the Dow art crawl. They will melt your hearts for an hour-long set immediately following the crawl at 7 pm. Aleatorium is 17 tracks of undeserved confidence and ill-conceived notions… Continue reading Aleatorium CD Release Show

Mixing with Tom Herbers

The Old Smugglers are excited and grateful to Tom Herbers for mixing and mastering our upcoming album, Aleatorium. Herbers has worked with many bands such as the Gear Daddies, Soul Asylum, and Low. He decided to take time out of his busy schedule and slum it with the Smugglers. Thanks, Tom! You made the album… Continue reading Mixing with Tom Herbers

Boom Boom Trails and Chicken Feeders

Snow fell during the night making it difficult for the Smugglers to leave and get supplies and water from the well. Armed with a tractor, a shovel, and pure grit, our heroes escaped from their frozen prison. As a reward for all the hard work, The Old Smugglers stopped by The Halfway House for beer… Continue reading Boom Boom Trails and Chicken Feeders

The Smugglers Get Lost in the Woods and Record An Album

Dr. Thunder and Handsome Josh loaded up the car with as many instruments it could hold on March 1st, 2015 and drove out to Gordon, WI. For the next seven days we recorded a cargo ship-full of songs that will become Aleatorium, the first full length album by The Old Smugglers. While you wait for… Continue reading The Smugglers Get Lost in the Woods and Record An Album