Tricks, treats, haunted high schools, macabre masquerades, terrifying bike tours, frightening feasts, daring dance parties and maudlin makeout sessions: Xpress has hunted down the thrills and chills in and around Asheville. For more Halloween events, visit Clubland, Calendar and mountainx.com. • The Asheville Affiliates hosts a costume party at The Odditorium on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 6-9 […]
It’s tricky to find a clique of electronic musicians whose message resonates as much as the bass it’s dubbed over. A Tribe Called Red, composed of three like-minded Canadian DJs, tours the country on a quest to promote empowerment and reverence for native culture. DJ NDN, Bear Witness and 2oolman juxtapose chants and drumming samples […]
Electronic producer & DJ duo PANTyRAiD plays The Orange Peel on on Saturday, Aug. 3. Xpress will give away a pair of tickets to the show.
Asheville native Elliot Heller (aka DJ Equal) is based in New York City but returns to WNC on Friday, May 24 for a show at Club Tetrus. RBTS WIN also performs a DJ set as Brutal Wizards. In advance, Heller talks to us about his career, the New York scene, how he finds new music, and his travel tips.
The DJ and mash-up artist returns to Asheville for a Saturday co-bill with Eliot Lipp. Cry Wolf opens.
Paper Tiger’s Molly Kummerle performs a DJ set as Molly Parti, opening for Gravitron Project at the One Stop on Wednesday, Jan. 18. Xpress will give away a pair of tickets to the show. Photo taken at Moog Music by Erin Brethauer.
The festivities (in the form of pre-parties) kick off just two weeks from today. Eymarel also holds a pre-party, there’s the A Night of Stunning Sound after party on the Saturday of Moogfest, and the lineup additions of Shpongle, Younger Brother and two documentary films.
Quetzatl is a veteran of the electronic music scene, and it showed with how tight and perfectly executed his set was. The years have, thankfully, not translated into an evolution of sound that is inaccessible or overly polished. His sound is gritty, but not from a lack of production savvy. It’s an approach that transcends the myriad genres that have been born from the electronic scene, and instead layers elements of different styles upon one another.