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They ended up with their own version of the bluegrass genre. They strive for a satirical view of the genre while remaining true to it. The band toured extensively and repeatedly in Canada and Europe. Crawford left the band inand Eliza Mary Doyle, a noted solo and studio musician, was hired to fill the vacancy. After almost 2 years of absence from the band, Colton "Crawdaddy" Crawford returned to the lineup, replacing Doyle as banjoist.
In his review of the Join The Band - Various - Sounds Of The SouthJamie Funk of Divide and Conquer Music was initially unsure if he could handle banjo picking in every song, but ended up enjoying it.
The five songs offered in the EP reminded Funk of alternative bands attempting to play bluegrass music and succeeding beyond expectations. While most of the songs are classically "knee-slapping hoedown " bluegrass, other songs bear some similarities to alternative songs from the 90's. The release in of the YouTube music video for "In Hell I'll Be In Good Company" retroactively fueled interest in the band's earlier debut album Good Company as well, which, though released in recently appeared in the Top 50 on the Billboard music charts and on the Top 20 on US iTunes overall chart.
Rachel Freitas of MusicExistence notes that the album's first track, "Achilles", "has the signature banjo sound that The Dead South are known for, but the instrumentation is a bit lighter. What one will find quickly while listening to the LP is that The Dead South are master storytellers that really know how to bring a song to life".
This album is their first written and recorded outside Regina. The band has jokingly been referred to as " Mumford and Sons ' Evil Twins", a nod to their dark and often violent interpretation of the "aesthetic of old western pioneers". They agreed that Join The Band - Various - Sounds Of The South wanted to perform their own version of traditional folk and bluegrass.
AllMusic reviewer Timothy Monger considers that tradition to be "a gritty Who Stole De Lock? - Famous Garland Jubilee Singers* - Who Stole De Lock? / South Bound Passenger Tr ethos with traditional bluegrass and old-time string band music" .
In their review of Good CompanySputnik Music notes that the band includes songs about the usual: lovin', cheatin', killin' and drinkin'.
RJ Frometa, of Vents Magazine, notes the odd clothing style — referred to by the band Black Light Trap - Shriekback - Big Night Music as "their distinctive hillbilly cum pioneer look"  — as well, considering them "fun, modern-day hillbillies who marry an incredible stage presence with their distinct country twang that includes banjos, mandolins, a cello, guitars, whistles, finger snapping and occasionally some head banging.
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