Smart bets: Slow Magic

Recently released album How to Run Away sees Slow Magic bending and warping electronic expressions. The band abruptly alters volumes to underline the power of omission and presents an array of manufactured and earthly sound samples that beckon for deeper immersion into each nearly instrumental track. The anonymous DJ propelling this DIY project is best known by the wolf mask he wears during performances. An online bio describes this hidden-in-the-spotlight approach: “Crowds found a masked man in their midst, bathed in fantastic light, with electronic triggers and a drum. … Slow Magic is music by your imaginary friend.” With live drums at the ready, the lone wolf takes the stage at The Orange Peel Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 9 p.m. Giraffage and Daktyl also perform. $15/$17. theorangepeel.net. 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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