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wonderfully original mountain music”

— Martin Anderson, WNCW 88.7FM

"Ever What They Say" from Tellico's album Relics and Roses, filmed for the upcoming episode  of the "Southern Songs and Stories" documentary series, hosted by WNCW's program director Joe Kendrick. Clips of this and other performances as well as behind-the-scenes interviews and backstage footage will be included in the episode! 
Relics and Roses out now!
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Asheville-based band Tellico is proud to announce that they will join the roster of the Americana Agency. The announcement comes on the heels of their new, independently-released album Relics and Roses. Read full announcement here.
 “We are thrilled to be working with John Laird and Lucy Haislip again,” says Anya Hinkle, of Tellico ( Hinkle, Ballance and Stiglets were formerly on Americana’s roster with the band Dehlia Low. “They are incredibly hardworking folks that give us a lot of…Read more

Album recording update--phase done!

Happy spring! It certainly was a long winter here and it’s great to finally see maple flowers. We have been busy putting the final touches on the CD and will be sending the mixes off to the mastering house this week. I know, what does that mean? Overdubs, mixes, masters, why does it take so long? 

As you may recall, we completed the bulk of the recording over the New Year and then did some overdubbing in the studio of our wonderful engineer Chris Rosser. These sessions were delayed at times by illness…

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Album recording update--phase one!

We just finished the bulk of our tracking in the studio!!! We wanted to give you a guided tour of the experience and show you the steps that are going into recording the album! For most people, maybe there is this vague idea of a console composed of hundreds of slide-y things and knobs that creates an imposing horizon in front of a black leather swivel chair, or someone wearing a pair of headphones while singing passionately with their eyes closed, or a series of magical moments when everyone just looks at…

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Happy Holidays and update--Jon Stickley to produce, recording begins Dec. 30!

We wanted to wish you all a wonderful holiday season and the best for a joyful 2015! Thank you all for making this such a successful first year for Tellico! We wanted to keep you in the loop as we will be entering the studio on December 30 for the first of five days of tracking reserved for us at Sound Temple Studios in Asheville. Rehearsals are now in progress in advance of the recording dates.  We are proud to announce that fellow Ashevillian, Jon Stickley (Jon Stickley Trio), will produce the album and …Read more

Kickstarter funded! Thank you!

With your generous contributions WE DID IT!!  You did it.  Again, we must reiterate how grateful we are for your support.  Not only did we reach our funding goal, but we raised it IN 24 HOURS.  On top of that, you have provided for a proper album: AS OF NOON TODAY, YOU RAISED $12,448!  Simply amazing.

This budget gives us options that we didn't think we would be able to afford:  a comfortable recording timetable, a publicist and a producer, options for a release at a music conference, photography and…

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Tellico endorses D'Addario strings

Tellico endorses D'Addario strings