Goose is a Funk-Folk band based out of Norwalk, Connecticut. Rick Mitarotonda is the guitarist-singer-songwriter whose folky, hummable melodies are supported by Peter Anspach on guitar/keys, and a deep-pocket rhythm section of Trevor Weekz on Bass, Ben Atkind on drums, and Aaron Hagele on percussion. The band’s music is both memorable and danceable; an organic and easy-to-love mix of funk and contemporary folk, with touches of reggae, jazz, blues, and rock.
Tracked in a snowbound lakeside New Hampshire cabin, with mixing and mastering at the Factory Underground in Norwalk, CT, Goose’s debut album ‘Moon Cabin’ was released in early 2016. Moon Cabin traverses diverse musical terrain with 3 part harmony vocals and hooks so big you can hang your hat on them; funky improvised solos and adventurous musical interludes. With a second album on the way and tour dates continuing to ramp up, the Goose is getting loose.
MAR 7, 2018 — The Sound Podcast: Interview with Rick and Peter
JAN 21, 2018 — NYS MUSIC: Goose opens for Spafford in Buffalo, NY
JAN 16, 2018 — Live for Live Music: Goose Interview from the Road
JUN 10, 2017 — Live for Live Music: Interview with Rick
MAY 18, 2017 — Live for Live Music: Goose Summer Tour 2017
JAN 19, 2018 — Behind the Gear: Peter's Gear Rundown
JAN 19, 2018 — Behind the Gear: Rick's Gear Rundown