On the surface, Parallel Play is nothing more than a run-of-the-mill string band—just your average quartet with a banjo, a guitar, a stand-up bass and drums. But there's more to the group's latest effort, The Floor's Made of Lava!, than one might initially suspect. Here, simple folk and bluegrass numbers are executed with a brand of gusto that recalls mid-'90s grunge, complete with tinges of pop-punk sensibilities thrown in... More >>>