The Dirty Guv’nahs put on a rock & roll show you will not forget, but they have struggled to capture that energy in their studio albums. After a live EP, the band took the recording process into their own hands, renting a house and turning into their own recording studio, taking months to write, record, road test, refine, and re-record, leading to their new record, Hearts On Fire. In the last several years, The Dirty Guv’nahs have built regional success that allowed them to quit their dayjobs and go all-in with music. James Trimble reflects on how the sextet knew they were ready for that step, and the team member that really made that possible.
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