The Locksaw Cartel is a high energy, hard driving original ensemble featuring powerful clear vocals complimented with soaring guitar and piano leads. Formed in the fall of 2012, The Locksaw Cartel is formed of members who have been proficient in the missoula music scene for the last decade. Former projects of members have included Sweet low Down, Zeppo, The Flying Rickshaw, The Dead Me Downs, The iNHUMANS….
While the group has a home base of danceable funk and Rhythm & Blues, they also navigate through multiple genres in tight knit original compositions often blending one song into the next. Featuring Ruth Dada on lead vocals, Chris DuParri on guitar/lap steel/ vocals, Tal Slaughter on Bass, Matt Mischke Drums/ Percussion/vocals, and Ben Schuberg on Keys/synths/trumpet/flute.