Cover Design Credit: Nathanael Roney

A warmer place

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Cover Design Credit:

Nathanael Roney





  • A warmer place: Experimental label Headway Recordings offers an interior experience

    -by Webmaster
    If the typical sequence goes band, record label, concerts, then Asheville's Headway started backward. Headway began in 2008 as a series of live events — Headway Presents — at Izzy’s.…
  • Stripped down, amped up: The Get Right Band launches its EP, Shake

    -by Alli Marshall
    The view from here: The Get Right Band’s members have decades of friendship and more genres than they can count informing their sound. With new EP, Shake, they’ve polished their…
  • Smart Bets: Tift Merritt

    -by Webmaster
    Even though she now lives in New York, singer-songwriter Tift Merritt says she'll always consider herself a North Carolina musician. "The only thing that's more formative in my life than…
  • Smart Bets: Perpetual Groove

    -by Webmaster
    After 10 years, the jazz-prog-trance-R&B band known affectionately as PGroove is about to be a bit less perpetual. The quartet (Brock Butler on guitar and vocals, bassist Adam Perry, Matthew…
  • Smart Bets: Mountains

    -by Webmaster
    Centralia, the new release by Brooklyn-by-way-of-Chicago drone duo Mountains, is described as the band's most fully realized to date. The sound of the twosome (Koen Holtkamp and Brendon Anderegg) is…
  • Smart Bets: La Pasión Flamenca

    -by Webmaster
    The romance really heats up the weekend after Valentine's Day — that's when the Spanish dance and music company Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana makes a two-night stop at Diana Wortham…
  • Clubland photos

    -by Webmaster
    Modesty’s the best policy: Local post-rock quintet Fictions claim to "make a lot of noise and the occasional song or two," but the band's atmospheric slow burners have a mounting…