Black Mountain-based musician Seth Kauffman discusses his latest record.
The Rock*A*Teens, Spider Bags and Floating Action play The Grey Eagle on Sept. 15.
The phrase “late night album” applies to Floating Action’s Is it Exquisite? It’s a collection of songs best experienced via attentive listening.
The Friday, Sept. 8 show at The Mothlight was originally a favor to Spaceface, a band led by Seth Kauffman’s friend Jake Ingalls of The Flaming Lips, though Ingalls later had to cancel.
This time around, it’s an all-locals edition (well, three actual local artists and one honorary local).
The free day-long West Asheville music festival returns stronger than ever after a year hiatus.
Canadian singer and multi-instrumentalist brings her Carolina-influenced pop tunes to The Grey Eagle on Saturday, March 26.
This year’s lineup, scheduled by Jeff Whitworth of Worthwhile Sounds includes a danceable mic of funk, soul, rock, bluegrass and more — and many of the acts are locally based.
“Quiet bros stick together,” is how local singer-songwriter and producer Seth Kauffman sums up working with musician Ray LaMontagne. Kauffman played guitar on LaMontagne’s recent, Dan Auerbach-produced Supernova and says that LaMontagne asked him to work on his next album as well. In fact, Kauffman has been spending a lot of time working on other […]
We’ve got new local releases on our minds, from Jeff Santiago y Los Gatos Negros’ recent project, Rolling Towards the Moon, to Alarm Clock Conspiracy’s Harlequin, which drops later this week. Also in the mix, new material from Hello Hugo, an excellent cover from RBTS WIN, a blast from the past by Hector’s Nectar, and […]
We celebrate independent artists every day, but on the July 4 holiday weekend, it seems especially pertinent to play songs by local musicians, made without major (or even minor, in many cases) support. On this week’s playlist: • “Little by Little” by singer-songwriter Aaron Burdett, from his new album, Fruits of My Labor. He performs […]
This weekend offers music, comedy, film, animals and outdoors. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-cost weekend events.
Festivals dominate this weekend’s entertainment scene, from burlesque and gardening to white squirrels and sports. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-cost weekend events.
Last month, we joined Floating Action on the set of its latest video, an ‘80s-themed aerobics spoof for “Matador,” a bouncy rock anthem from its latest album, Fake Blood. Now, after nearly two months, the video has finally been released.
Floating Action’s had a busy year, which hasn’t left much time for local shows. Luckily, the band’s taking a breather from the road this weekend and treating local fans to the soulful, lo-fi surf rock it’s been blasting up and down the East Coast all summer and fall.
This weekend offers film, music, robots and more. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-cost entertainment.
It’s been one hell of a year for Floating Action, and it seems things are only getting better. Xpress brings you a sneak peak at the band’s latest video and the details of its latest, greatest brush with fame.
For weeks, Xpress has been updating you on Floating Action’s forthcoming record and high-profile brushes with fame. Now, fans can finally see what all the (most recent) fuss is about. The band’s latest LP, Fake Blood, is officially in stores.
Last week, Xpress reported that My Morning Jacket’s Jim James remixed a Floating Action track. Apparently, that wasn’t enough to satisfy James’ yearning to get in on the Action.
It’s no secret that Seth Kauffman (Floating Action) has fans in high places. The latest example comes in the form of a remix by My Morning Jacket’s Jim James. Check out James’ glowing writeup and listen to the track here.
This weekend brings mermaid parades, live music, bike tours and pets. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-cost local entertainment.