For trinumeral night, the Emerald Lounge hosts a quartet of local bands for just a quintet of dollars.
It's possible that, like Encyclopedia Britannica, the Bible and any book of astrology, a reader can open John Hodgman's That Is All to any page and come face to face with a life-changing revelation. Such as, "If someone gives you a gift in KOREA, it is expected that you will first refuse it by throwing […]
Local model Fuller wears the Rococo dress by Spritex.
Two local musicians launch a new project, Molly Kummerle of Paper Tiger guests on vocals and the night includes an audience-participatory jam session.
Who’s got the funk? Apparently, 9-piece LA-based band Orgone has the funk, but they’re willing to share. At Pisgah Brewing Company tomorrow.
Shorts paired with boots and a long sweater, a Navajo-print skirt with a criss-cross top and an embellished hat.
The local group heads to Washington D.C. to take part in the Swing, Swing, Swing festival. They hold a CD release party for new album Firecracker Jazz Band Meets the Wild Man on Nov. 26 at MoDaddy’s.
Castell Photography and The Artery host receptions for new work on Friday, Nov. 4.
Browns and golds in his plaid shirt and her scarf. The skull necklace is seasonally-appropriate.
The visual music installation by renowned composer/producer/artist Brian Eno is on exhibit at the YMI Cultural Center through Wednesday, Nov. 30.
Though the name sounds like some sort of futuristic delivery service, TEDx is, actually, a set of conferences based on the TED model owned by private nonprofit The Sapling Foundation. TED is an acronym for Technology Entertainment and Design; the "x" represents an independently organized TED event. And this year, WNC has two. When TED […]
Of course, Xpress wasn’t the only media outlet covering Moogfest. Music magazines, blogs, radio and more were well represented, and as the writers, photographers and videographers make their way back to their hometowns, the Moogfest wrap ups and recaps are sure to keep popping up. Here are a handful to get started. (Photo of Tara Busch by John Grabowski.)
Just as the temps dip into frosty territory, these Florida boys bring funky, dancey jam-rock sure to warm up the stage.
We’ve been exploring Planet Moogfest from horizon to horizon. Here’s a roundup of thoughts and photos from the second day of the festival. Moogfest continues all weekend at venues throughout downtown Asheville.
Cole Murphy, a.k.a. Fine Peduncle from Knoxville, Tenn., performs as part of Moogfest in Asheville, N.C.
A second clip from Brian Eno’s press conference at the YMI Cultural Center in Asheville. Here, he takes a question from Xpress.
During a press conference for his installation, 77 Million Painting, Brian Eno talked about the synthesizer and Bob Moog’s contribution to music as we know it.
Passing on Moogfest? Or looking for more local electronic music this weekend? Don’t miss RogueFest at the Garage at Biltmore. The two-night extravaganza includes Asheville-based performers like Quetzatl, GalaxC Girl and many more.
The Field and The Drums (pictured) both play Harvest Records (Friday and Sunday, respectively); on Saturday there’s an exclusive early release and listening party for Brian Eno’s Panic of Looking.
A sunflower hair clip and two leafy crowns.
In advance of his Friday set at Moogfest, electronic musician/producer/DJ Moby talks about his favorite Moog instruments and why he’s inspired by the man behind those creations.