Smart bets: Lowland Hum

Lowland Hum, composed of indie folk musicians Daniel and Lauren Goans, has been churning out sweet and artsy material since the couple’s 2012 nuptials. Only recently did the two employ the talents of friends Edd Kerr, Joseph Dickey and Dan Faust to expand their recorded sound — a strategy that seems to be working. “Odell,” the single from the band’s sophomore album (out Tuesday, April 14), sounds markedly bigger than Lowland Hum’s stripped-down, acoustic discography, with powerfully belted lyrics punctuating the lighter harmonies and decisive percussion commanding a new, leading role. Folk soloist Sam Burchfield opens Lowland Hum’s seated show at The Grey Eagle on Thursday, April 16, at 8 p.m. $10/$12. thegreyeagle.com. Photo courtesy of the artists

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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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