Smart bets: The Hip Abduction

Asheville gets an early listen of The Hip Abduction’s new album, Gold Under the Glow, which drops two days after the Florida group’s local show. Dub-reggae bass lines and Afro-beat rhythms are hallmarks for the feel-good collective, which recently added indie-rock to the blend. The artists told Jambase that the single “Stand Up for Love” was written “with our usual method of combining a hodgepodge of disparate styles. … The overall theme and message [is] the simple and undeniable truth that we could make the world a lot better by merely changing our individual attitudes and being a little more selfless.” The band bring its tropical and exuberant live show to The Grey Eagle on Wednesday, March 9, at 9 p.m. $12/$15. thegreyeagle.com. Photo courtesy of The Hip Abduction

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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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