What Others are Saying ...
Calgary Herald: Harmony key for Calgary folk collective. Magnolia Buckskin thrives on solo and group musical directions. ... celebration of the release of their second full-length album Die Laughing ... the 12-song charmer features three tracks each credited to the four different songwirters, with all of them getting the full treatment by all of the multi-instrumentalists, all of their gorgeous voices." Mike Bell - January 29, 2015. Read the complete article.
Calgary Country News: "The ladies are not only accomplished singers and songwriters but are fabulous musicians to book. Kathy Cook excels at mandolina and guitar, Natasha plays guitar, piano, accordion and banjo. Triggs plays guitar, bass and percussion. Corry Ulan does duty on guitar, bass, piano and banjo ... a fine group of multi-talented females! They have beautiful singing voices as well as each takes a turn on lead vocals and all members provide background vocals ... Congratulations girls ont he release of your debut CD!"
Okotoks Western Wheel: "What do a horse and an all-femail roots/folk band have in common? They share the same unique name - Magnolia Buckskin. Every song has three or four part vocals and the versatile band members play a variety of instruments from mandolin to accordian to banjo to guitar." Read the complete article.
Vulcan Avocate: "an acoustic quartet of sublime vocals and original songs and plays a blend of grassroots, folk and pop music" ... Read the complete article.
Corry Ulan: first place winner of the 2011 Calgary Folk Fest songwriting contest in the H2O catagory for her song "No Water".
Natasha Platt: discretionary prize winner of the 2010 Calgary Folk Festival/Ship and Anchor song-writing contest for category "best harmonies" for her song "Walk".
Corry Ulan: discretionary prize winner of the 2010 Calgary Folk Festival/Ship and Anchor song-writing contest for category "best bridge" for her song "Not in My Backyard".
Calgary Herald: " ... bohemian cowgirl band MAGNOLIA BUCKSKIN. The local ensemble oozes down-home charm, embellishing their vocal harmonies (various group members take turns on lead vocals) with mandolin, accordion and washboard. The hall's acoustics are perfect for this kind of thing and the Magnolia gals draw a great crowd wherever they go, so this show should pack the house." - Shelley Arnusch - May 21, 2010
Calgary Sun: "... the four women of Magnolia Buckskin are very serious about creating roots music to be proud of." ... Read the complete article.
Press Clipping: "The Calgary all-female veteran roots scenesters celebrates the release of their gorgeous self-titled debut" ... Read the complete article.