Smart bets: Gold Light

Gold Light, the musical project of guitarist and singer Joe Chang, achieves the look and feel of a high-vibing retro daydream in the new music video for “Arm’s Length.” Along with seven other silky-edged rock tunes penned during a temporary move to South Carolina, the song appears on Gold Light’s first full-length album, Visions. While previous writings mulled over romantic woes, the new collection “rummages through the heartache of existence, trying to make some sense of it,” according to an online bio. Now that Chang has moved back to Asheville, he and bandmates Andy Woodward (bass), Casey Ellis (drums), Dane Smith (keys) and Josh Carpenter (guitar) — all also alumni of Kovacs and the Polar Bear — play a homecoming release show at The Mothlight on Thursday, March 24, at 9:30 p.m. South Carolina acts Grace Joyner and Dear Blanca open. $5. Photo by Reba Fraser


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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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