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  • The Fearless Flyers: Signed, Sealed, Delivered

    The Fearless Flyers: Signed, Sealed, Delivered

    The Fearless Flyers are back with another video, and this one is high octane! Joined by guests Blake Mills on slide guitar and Sandra Crouch on tambourine, the band rips through Stevie Wonder’s “Signed, Sealed, Delivered.” As always, Joe Dart lays down the low end on the track, which appears on the band’s self-titled debut... »

  • Vulfpeck: Grandma

    Vulfpeck: Grandma

    Vulfpeck has just released their video for the tune, “Grandma,” which appears on their album, . The song offers up some silky smooth old school goodness, thanks in part to Joe Dart. »

  • Theo Katzman with Joe Dart: Crappy Love Song

    Theo Katzman with Joe Dart: Crappy Love Song

    A little over a year ago, I caught Theo Katzman’s concert at Jammin Java in Vienna, VA. What I didn’t know (until the band walked on stage), was that his Vulfpeck bandmate Joe Dart was joining him on the tour. Last month, the band recorded this concert for Audiotree Live in Chicago, IL. Here’s a... »

  • The Fearless Flyers: Barbara

    The Fearless Flyers: Barbara

    The Fearless Flyers (a band promoted by Vulfpeck and including some of that band’s members) is rolling out new videos from their self-titled album. This clip will be recognizable to Vulfpeck fans, featuring The Fearless Flyers’ take on “Barbara.” The lineup includes Sandra Crouch on tambourine, Nate Smith on drums, Cory Wong on guitar, Mark... »

  • The Fearless Flyers: Ace of Aces

    The Fearless Flyers: Ace of Aces

    Back in 2011, we featured the first Vulfpeck video. It was an instant hit here. Seven years later, the band has reached new heights. And now we have another band to follow as a result. Vulfpeck recently announced The Fearless Flyers, consisting of Vulfpeck members Joe Dart (bass) and Cory Wong (guitar) along with Mark... »

  • Vulfpeck: Business Casual

    Vulfpeck: Business Casual

    I received Vulfpeck’s Mr Finish Line on vinyl recently, and I’ve been spinning it ever since. Here’s the most recent video release for the track, “Business Casual.” I love the vocals on this one, and as always, the bass playing of Joe Dart. »

  • Vulfpeck: Dean Town (Live)

    Vulfpeck: Dean Town (Live)

    Vulfpeck’s “Dean Town” is one of the all-time favorites around here. So it was super cool to see the band share this live performance of the tune, which took place during the “Wisdom of Crowds Tour 2017” in Dublin, Ireland. I was also super impressed with the audience, who pretty much sang it note for... »

  • 2017 Reader Favorites – #1: Joe Dart

    2017 Reader Favorites – #1: Joe Dart

    Outside of his incredible bass playing, no one knew much about Joe Dart. That changed in August when he sat down with Mitch to record episode #32 of Groove – the No Treble podcast. (That episode was the most popular of 2017 too.) And as always, Vulfpeck shared a healthy dose of videos over the... »

  • Groove Spoon: Simple Step

    Groove Spoon: Simple Step

    It has been a while since we featured a video by the band known as Groove Spoon. This 2009 clip showcases the group in a performance of “Simple Step.” You’ll recognize some familiar faces here too – from the band Vulfpeck – including bassist Joe Dart, drummer Jack Stratton, and vocalist Antwaun Stanley. The track... »

  • Vulfpeck: Running Away

    Vulfpeck: Running Away

    I’m anxiously awaiting the new Vulfpeck record, Mr. Finish Line, which goes into production tomorrow. Thankfully, the band has offered up some of the music from the upcoming release, including this old school cool track, “Running Away.” Dig the sweet lines by bassist Joe Dart and the incredible David T. Walker. »