In the right hands, the mandolin pick can be mightier than the distortion pedal. During one of Trampled by Turtles' six merciless live performances in two days at South by Southwest 2012, these Duluth monsters of folk lit a fire under the asses of a lively crowd on a broiling Friday afternoon in Austin. While frontman and guitarist Dave Simonett and his bearded bandmates put in yet another unrelenting performance, he specifically pledged his allegiance to one of Minnesota's most intense bands by wearing a black T-shirt depicting... More >>>