Smart bets: Brie Capone

Though eventually recorded at Echo Mountain with backing musicians (including members of Midnight Snack and Doc Aquatic), Brie Capone’s latest piano-driven confessionals were clearly the product of a single, troubled head to start. “The EP was a way to sort through a lot of emotion and thoughts,” she says, and that catharsis is evident throughout Orbit. But Capone tempers her frequent spells of vulnerability with hopeful undercurrents, conjuring a theatrically playful tone for standout track “Vinyl,” even as she sings: “Spin me, spin me, spin me like that vinyl / this life is final / there’s no going back. / Drop me, drop me, drop me like that needle / I feel good and evil / I’m not coming back.” The release show is in Isis Restaurant & Music Hall’s upstairs lounge on Friday, Aug. 26, at 7 p.m. $10. isisasheville.com. Photo courtesy of the artist

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About Kat McReynolds
Kat studied entrepreneurship and music business at the University of Miami and earned her MBA at Appalachian State University. Follow me @katmAVL

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