Traveling busker Dan Codispoti covers the classic Hoyt Axton tune “Never Been to Spain” near Pack Square in downtown Asheville.
Although this trio of buskers were still several years from being born when “About a Girl” was released on Nirvana’s 1989 debut album ‘Bleach,’ they don’t seem to have a problem getting into it.
Xpress food writer Mackensy Lunsford talks about a dining experience involving plenty of strange dishes—including bull penis—an upcoming visit to Asheville by famed chef Anthony Bourdain and the ongoing issues with local food trucks.
Iconic local busker Ian Moore performs his version of the traditional tune “The Furniture Man” on the streets of downtown Asheville.
In this podcast, Xpress Green Scene reporter Susan Andrew discusses a recent environmental questionnaire answered by all six Asheville City Council candidates.
In this week’s Elitist Bastards Go To The Movies podcast, Mountain Xpress film critics Ken Hanke and Justin Souther discuss Margin Call, The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975, In Time, Puss in Boots and The Rum Diary.
In this podcast, Xpress reporter Jake Frankel talks about a recently released report detailing the fundraising efforts of groups on both sides of the proposed 1/4 cent sales tax increase to support A-B Tech.
Asheville-based busker Eljebel performs her original tune “Bewildered” in front of the Iron sculpture during Halloween weekend.
Austin-based busker Adam Kobetich plays his version of the traditional tune “Sally Ann.”
Austin-based busker Adam Kobetich performs “Odessa Bulgar” in downtown Asheville.
Bloomington, IN,-based “family band” Blue Cut performed this original tune in advance of their Halloween Fest gig tonight at Jack of Hearts in Weaverville.
A second clip from Brian Eno’s press conference at the YMI Cultural Center in Asheville. Here, he takes a question from Xpress.
During a press conference for his installation, 77 Million Painting, Brian Eno talked about the synthesizer and Bob Moog’s contribution to music as we know it.
Earlier this week, the Northampton, MA,-based band The Primate Fiasco performed an impromptu set in Pritchard Park, including this catchy medley.
In this podcast, Xpress Green Scene reporter Susan Andrew talks to News Editor Margaret Williams about the removal of several city-required trees, including an Asheville Greenworks-designated “treasured tree,” from Patton Avenue by Wells Fargo.
In this week’s Elitist Bastards Go To The Movies podcast, Mountain Xpress film critics Ken Hanke and Justin Souther discuss Johnny English Reborn, Paranormal Activity 3, The Three Musketeers, The Mighty Macs, Love Crime, The Human Centipede II (Full Sequence) and Blackthorn.
Xpress Senior News Reporter David Forbes offers highlights from the Oct. 25 Asheville City Council meeting, where Occupy Asheville demonstrators filled the room and asked for a place to camp.
Podcast produced by Margaret Williams. The theme music is “jam band spy song” by E. Lee.
In advance of his Friday set at Moogfest, electronic musician/producer/DJ Moby talks about his favorite Moog instruments and why he’s inspired by the man behind those creations.
The Flaming Lips have been one of the most predictably unpredictable outfits in music for nearly 30 years. This weekend, frontman Wayne Coyne will serve as ringmaster to a circus of psychedelic madness when the band performs outdoors at the Animoog Playground. Xpress caught up with Coyne to discuss his approach to the creative process, gummy skulls, the band’s new direction and much, much more.
Reporter David Forbes talks about the Asheville-based WE DO campaign, which has been in the national press recently for their high-profile actions in support of LGBT marriage rights.
Wilmington-based busker Craig Thompson (fiddle) and Asheville-based busker James Butler (guitar) perform the traditional shanty “Bully in the Alley” by the Iron sculpture.