SUSS is a New York City based ambient country quintet. .
Bob Holmes: Mandolin, guitar, harmonica, bass
Gary Leib: Keyboards, imaging
Jonathan Gregg: Pedal Steel, dobro
William Garrett: Guitar, baritone guitar, loops & mixing
Pat Irwin: Guitars, keyboards
News & Reviews
November 26, 2018
After the Western soundscapes of their debut album took hold through Spotify, the New York quintet return with an expanded edition of their meditative, magnetic debut.
December 21, 2018
An all-instrumental set marked by electronic textures, bent guitars and a far-reaching pedal steel, the occasionally Southwestern-leaning sounds will keep your imagination active as the miles add up on your sleigh.
The 10 Best Ambient/Instrumental Albums of 2018
December 4, 2018
The "country ambient" sub-genre maybe as niche as it can get, but there's no denying that SUSS are already the undisputed masters of the form.
All About Jazz
November 30, 2018
The original release of Ghost Box was short, but easily recommended to ambient music fans. This version is even better, a deeper dive into a special—and very American—sound world.
Avant Music News
January 13, 2018
In a time where the rural / urban divide in the United States is a point of frequent debate, it is refreshing for a bunch of New Yorkers to provide their take on a genre not usually associated with skyscrapers and latte-sipping. But any cultural significance aside, the music is just darn good and stands on its own.
November 9, 2018
SUSS's Country-Ambient Sound Achieves Bizarre New Heights with the "Steam" video.
It's hard to know exactly how to quantify what SUSS is -- but that just makes this band's distinct sonic journey all the better.
May 11, 2018
Anxious times demand pacifying palliatives. If the American dream’s got you tied up in knots, then loosen those tethers with SUSS’ hauntingly appealing Ghost Box , an ambient jingle-janglejingle across the highest of hill countries.
January 23, 2018
The first MOJO playlist of 2018
Hear the highlights of this week's MOJO listening sessions
February 1, 2018
Ghost Box sidesteps genre grafting, instead unwinding like something natural yet quite out of the ordinary.
New Music From SUSS
by Ernie Paik
March 7, 2018
Top 10 Ambient Albums Of 2018 (So Far)
By sam Rosean
June 14, 2018
Broken rails and empty expanses.
Guess we can’t go any further than this.
Release Date: April 06, 2018
BY John Schacht O
For connoisseurs of instrumental landscape sculpting, SUSS has created a concise masterwork of the form.