Milk Carton Kids http://kunc.org en The Milk Carton Kids, Making The Most Of Two Voices http://kunc.org/post/milk-carton-kids-making-most-two-voices When Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan ditched their solo careers to form <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/149944834/the-milk-carton-kids" target="_blank">The Milk Carton Kids</a>, they discovered that they had a lot to teach each other. They also had a plan: to give their music away in order to find their audience. It worked remarkably well. Now, their third album, <em>The Ash & Clay</em>, is out on a regular label — no freebies this time around — and they're playing to packed houses across the U.S. Tue, 23 Apr 2013 18:44:00 +0000 David Dye 43313 at http://kunc.org The Milk Carton Kids, Making The Most Of Two Voices The Milk Carton Kids: At Life's Crossroads, A Duo Looks Both Ways http://kunc.org/post/milk-carton-kids-lifes-crossroads-duo-looks-both-ways Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan were doing just fine as solo performers. Then one night, Ryan walked into a bar where Pattengale was playing.<p>"I heard Kenneth perform a song that he had written from the perspective of a dead dog, only very recently having been hit by a truck," Ryan says, wryly. "And it was that sort of uplifting material that drew us together."<p>Now, they're a duo: <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/149944834/the-milk-carton-kids" target="_blank">The Milk Carton Kids</a>. Sat, 23 Mar 2013 10:25:00 +0000 41932 at http://kunc.org The Milk Carton Kids: At Life's Crossroads, A Duo Looks Both Ways The Milk Carton Kids: Tiny Desk Concert http://kunc.org/post/milk-carton-kids-tiny-desk-concert The history of folk and pop music is littered with gorgeous intertwined voices: <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15168166/paul-simon">Paul Simon</a> and <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/98847896/simon-garfunkel">Art Garfunkel</a>, <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15237439/gillian-welch">Gillian Welch</a> and <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15356985/david-rawlings">David Rawlings</a>, <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15399167/the-jayhawks">The Jayhawks</a>' <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/14953007/mark-olson">Mark Olson</a> and <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/87887522/ga Mon, 16 Jul 2012 15:52:00 +0000 Stephen Thompson 30524 at http://kunc.org The Milk Carton Kids: Tiny Desk Concert Weekend Audition: Milk Carton Kids http://kunc.org/post/weekend-audition-milk-carton-kids <p>Featured in the past on the <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/04/03/149912337/the-milk-carton-kids-on-world-cafe " target="_blank">World Café</a> and <a href="http://www.npr.org/2011/08/19/139787197/the-milk-carton-kids-the-sweet-spot" target="_blank">NPR</a>, The Milk Carton Kids have an upcoming spot in this year’s <a href="http://www.bluegrass.com/folks/lineup.html" target="_blank">Rocky Mountain Folks Festival</a>.</p><p> Sat, 12 May 2012 16:00:00 +0000 Wendy Wham 27140 at http://kunc.org Weekend Audition: Milk Carton Kids The Milk Carton Kids On World Cafe http://kunc.org/post/milk-carton-kids-world-cafe Joey Ryan and Kenneth Pattengale, known as <a href="http://www.npr.org/2011/12/19/143971226/the-milk-carton-kids-on-mountain-stage" target="_blank">The Milk Carton Kids</a>, are getting a lot of well-deserved buzz. When the folk duo released its second album <em>Prologue</em> for free online last year, more than 60,000 fans downloaded the tracks. Tue, 03 Apr 2012 21:12:00 +0000 25090 at http://kunc.org The Milk Carton Kids On World Cafe