Smart Bets: Marley Carroll

Marley Carroll’s latest solo album, Flight Patterns, was recorded at the instrumentalist/producer/DJ’s East Asheville home studio and released in mid-November. Stacked with tracks both danceable and chill, the eight cohesive songs incorporate field recordings, gongs, basses, wooden percussion, analog synths and — true to its title — bird songs. “Ecstatic” to be on what he calls his “first proper tour in years,” Carroll has been opening for Portland, Ore.-based electronica artist Little People throughout April. The string of shows started in Colorado, moved down the West Coast and has recently redirected eastward, looping in a stop at Asheville Music Hall on Thursday, April 18, at 10 p.m. $13 advance/$15 day of show. Photo by Nicole McConville

About Edwin Arnaudin
Edwin Arnaudin is a staff writer for Mountain Xpress. He also reviews films for and is a member of the Southeastern Film Critics Association (SEFCA) and North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA). Follow me @EdwinArnaudin

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