Eleanor Underhill’s 2018 solo debut, “Navigate the Madness,” made plain her desire to expand her musical vision to encompass a wider view. But even that eclectic collection of songs might not prepare listeners for the great creative leap forward that is her newest record, “Land of the Living.”
After an extended period of focusing on touring and business matters, Asheville-based soulful rock band The Broadcast overcame a series of delays and released its third studio album, “Lost My Sight,” on July 10.
The Asheville-based trio applies ’70s krautrock inspiration to its post-rock music.
The Asheville-based artists discuss their recent releases.
Management at Echo Mountain, Moog and d&b discuss various pivots to sustain their businesses during COVID-19.
The eclectic Asheville-based band celebrates the releases of a new album with a May 24 livestream show from The Grey Eagle.
“Right now, I’m focused on putting out singles with music videos that tell stories,” says Asheville guitarist/singer/songwriter Ben Phantom, formerly known as Ben Phan.
Though both ensembles are working within the jazz idiom, the styles of music they create as worlds apart.
Dramatic delivery, tight ensemble playing and the amount of angst and fire one would expect from a doom metal band are all in ample supply on Ghost of Cassiopeia.
Much of the Appalachian-style textures that characterized Lynch’s debut are dialed back on her latest EP in favor of a more sophisticated aesthetic.
The Christy Lynn Band, Firecracker Jazz Band and Fireside Collective all launch new recordings with local shows.
The Buenos Aires-based collective plays a show at Isis Music Hall on Saturday, March 7.
OpenDoors celebrates and supports local students through its work, and the goal for this year’s fundraiser is $210,000.
Andromeda has a big and beautiful sound that begs to be played at high volume.
The character of Gold Rose’s Dust is rooted in outlaw and alt-country styles; Fuller calls it “Americana deluxe.” And while the music itself is warmly inviting, the songs have a haunted, slightly unsettled ambiance.
‘Basic Glitches’ is packed full of insistent electroclash anthems like “Skip,” tunes seemingly designed as much for singalongs as to drive listeners onto the dance floor.
“Really digging into the collaborative process, I learned how a song touched by different hands becomes this really cool thing,” AJ Haynes says. “It doesn’t detract from its uniqueness.”
Gaither presents a spoken-word-plus jazz performance at The Crow & Quill on Tuesday, Feb. 4.
Vvitchgang Coven has a local show scheduled for Friday, Feb. 7, at The Odditorium. The all-hip-hop bill also features sets by Flatline Squad, Allii Wayy, Sinker, DirtyBoys, Lil Connie, and Young Fly Mafia.
Though he clearly has an array of instruments at his disposal, often as not on ‘self-titled lp,’ Andrew Larson adopts a less-is-more approach.
“I wanted to make swinging big band music, but I didn’t want it to be a ’20s/’30s tribute,” Ray says. “This is a style that can be vibrant and communicative now.”