Once the frontman for quintet The Band of Rivals, Sean Cox stepped out on his own a few years ago and released his debut EP, Letters to the Light, last summer.
The group is the braindchild of Abrianna Brown, who is a classically trained vocalist and recently interned at Echo Mountain Recording.
Amen Breaks is the band’s most recent record, coming out last summer, and has the musicians shedding past sounds in favor of a more indie-pop flavor. Lyrical themes include mental health and spirituality.
The band recently recorded 12 songs and is taking the approach of releasing one new song each month for a year.
Peter Karp is first and foremost a rock/blues/Americana musician, but he’s got a story to tell, as well. His songs are infused with a genuine candor and realness to go along with the occasional dash of humor.
Local poet Brook van der Linde was invited by by creative director Joel Vannfuller to join The Mermaids’ Song project, which deals with climate change and, specifically, with sea level rise.
The Austin, Tex.-based musician was was born and raised in Asheville and has played stages big and small all over the region.
“We wanted a video that bubbles darkly and tells the story of someone who is striving for a different life. A better life,” says Cliff B. Worsham of Spaceman Jones and The Motherships.
With his first solo EP now out, Isaiah Breedlove is hoping to make a splash on the local music scene. The four song EP is called All Around Your Sleepy Head and is available now on Bandcamp.
The duo gave a powerhouse performance of their original song “Through the Windmill” before a tour stop at Isis Music Hall.
In advance of her May 5 EP release show at Isis Music Hall, Brie Capone shares her new video, a collaboration with Peter Brownlee.
Eleanor Underhill and Friends can be found at Highland Brewing on Friday, March 30, at 7 p.m. and at The Purple Onion in Saluda on Saturday, March 31, at 8 p.m.
The verses of the song, says musician Jared Hooker, describe the beauty and pitfalls of daydreaming
Phan has a performance planned at Franny’s Farm in Leicester for Pickin’ for Progress on Saturday, March 31.
Chuck Lichtenberger is about to launch his solo record ‘This Is What Happens When…’ with a special show at The Mothlight on Sunday, April 8.
There’s a good chance you’ve seen brothers Lo and Rev Wray on the local scene over the last few years. The duo also comprose the bands Old North State and Carolina Wray, and they’re taking their music in a new direction with BROTHRS.
“There is nothing special about being white and male,” says Ryan Anderson. “In fact, it can be quite disgusting.”
In advance of its second EP, the duo shares a video filmed and edited by Erick Lottary aka Shotxlott.
Geer is currently running a Kickstarter campaign to help fund a new Drunken Prayer album, Cordelia, Elsewhere.
The band is at work on the album ‘Love, Your Human,’ set to be release on Thursday, April 19.
Natural Born Leaders perform at The Orange Peel on Friday, Feb. 23, with Window Cat and Evil Note Lab.