Tag: Asheville

Angel Olsen – ‘Phases’ (album review)

Angel Olsen – ‘Phases’ (album review)

Phases by Angel Olsen Angel Olsen is one of the most compelling songwriters and performers in the world. Her lyrics can be heart-wrenching, surreal, or frantic, and her voice always suits her words. Whether it’s her frenetic screaming on “Shut Up Kiss Me” or the brooding “White Fire”, Olsen crafts her music perfectly, which is why it is a bit […]

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Angel Olsen – “My Woman”

Ever since she released her debut LP, Half Way Home, in 2012, Angel Olsen has been considered one of the more unique singer-songwriters out there. Her distinctive voice and wide range of influences resulted in something truly different. She’s also gained a reputation for high quality. Her 2014 record, Burn Your Fire For No Witness, is arguably one of that […]

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Kinjac – “Champagne” (single premiere)

Kinjac – “Champagne” (single premiere)

Artists get inspired by all sorts of things – love, family, friends, pets, a memory, literature, or a location. But a haunted house? While there are several songs that are “scary” or written for Halloween, there likely are not many singer-songwriters who have framed their sound around a home occupied by ghosts and spirits. Michael O’Shea, who goes by the […]

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The Self-Titled EP by River Whyless

The Self-Titled EP by River Whyless

For bands with multiple songwriters, it can be a challenge to create a compilation of songs that is coherent and cohesive. It takes a tremendous amount of trust and openness in order to incorporate the various ideas being presented. In some situations, it works, but even some of the great bands in history have broken up due to creative differences […]

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Mundo Musique: The Tills

Mundo Musique: The Tills

Check out if you like: The Replacements, Deer Tick, Badass Rock & Roll the way it should be Asheville, North Carolina psych rockers The Tills are about to unleash their next EP, Howlin’ upon us. The six-track EP is due out August 26, it’s gritty rock and roll, and it’s pure badassery. It was mixed and recorded by Mitch Easter, […]

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