“You don't have to scream to connect”: Langhorne Slim’s never-ending tour returns to Asheville for two nights at the Grey Eagle (his January show there sold out) in support of The Way We Move. Expect things to get loud. Photo by Todd Roeth

Shout-takes

Lots of entertainers have stage names (Lady Gaga, Alice Cooper, The Edge) and cultivate in-the-spotlight characters who are able to go further, bigger, deeper than the potentially shy, potentially stage-frightened, potentially insecure artist behind the audacious name. But what if, as in the case of folk-rocker/guitar-slinger/hat-wearer/crowd-pleaser Langhorne Slim (born Sean Scolnick in Langhorne, Penn.), the […]

Fired up: Ahleuchatistas (Shane Perlowin on guitar and Ryan Oslance on percussion) rocked so hard, a speaker ignited. Photo courtesy of Moog Music

Aha moments

One of the most legend-worthy local rock shows of the year belongs to Ahleuchatistas. It was a midweek performance. The beer was cold. And free. And then, because the instrumental duo rocked so hard, a speaker caught on fire. The show was the sixth installment of Moog Music Inc.'s AHA AVL series, a showcase of […]