Friday, September 22, 2023

Icon Fetch Podcast Interview!

Deena had a great conversation with Tony Peters and was thrilled to be featured on Icon Fetch, his wonderful podcast! They talked about all kinds of things including the making of "Old Shoes" Jon Fried's banjo playing, Jamie Fried's drumming, Rick Wagner's bass playing, where the "Blue Guitar" came from and delved deep into the history of The Cucumbers. LISTEN HERE on their website or on Spotify.

Friday, August 25, 2023

Great In-depth Interview on the C86 Show!

Many thanks to David Eastaugh of the C86 Show for this wonderful interview! He was such a pleasure to talk with.

Tuesday, August 22, 2023

Live on WFMU-FM and More!

We had a great time playing live on WFMU! You can listen to the archived show HERE.
Above is a photo from the magical WFMU studios where mushrooms float in the air, with Joe Belock, host of the "Three Chord Monte" show!

AND many thanks, as well, to the PostPunkMonk for his lovely review: "...radiant with a subdued, heartfelt romanticism that would melt the heart of the toughest of cynics [raises hand]." PostPunkMonk

It was fun to get out and play on the Hoboken waterfront AND the next night at the Shillelagh House.

Photo by John Dalton, performing with The Demolition String Band.

Monday, July 24, 2023

Trouser Press, Jersey Journal and airplay, too!

We're so grateful for the write-ups and airplay we've been receiving for "Old Shoes!" Many thanks to Ira Robbins for the beautiful description of the album in Trouser Press.
Jim Testa reviewed our very first show at Maxwell's in 1982 in the first issue of The Jersey Beat fanzine! Many decades later our mutual friendship and admiration carries on! Thank you Jim for the great write-up in The Jersey Journal.
AND thanks for the spins and interviews, WFMU, WFDU, NewishRadio, CygnusRadio, SundayRamble, WoodyRadio!

Tuesday, July 18, 2023

Great Review in Americana Highways!

"vibrant...melodic...lilting... beautifully sincere... delecatable...." are just a few of the kind words in this review! Thanks John Apice and Americana Highways
Read it HERE!

Thursday, June 15, 2023

Video Premier on Punk News!

Many thanks to John Gentile and for the premier of The Cucumbers new video for "Old Shoes," and wonderful write-up! "...the band kinda, sorta, presaged folk-punk. Plus, the actual song craft is *chef's kiss*..."

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

The Jersey Sound!

"An Americana gumbo of delicious proportions." Many thanks to Mike Greenblatt and The Jersey Sound for the wonderful write-up of The Cucumbers upcoming "Old Shoes" release!
Click HERE to read the article!

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

"Songs on Site"

The Cucumbers are thrilled to be featured in the very first episode of the "Songs on Site" podcast series! Check it out with headphones on because it was recorded with 3D audio for immersive listening! LINK TO LISTEN HERE It's a co-production of Cocotazo Media & You Don't Know Jersey!

Monday, May 22, 2023

"Gotta Start Somewhere"

Many thanks to Lazlo from for being the first to play music from The Cucumbers new album! Link to playlist here!