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.
The latest release from the local singer-songwriter is beautiful, cathartic and disconcerting. Its delicate songs are deceptive, dropping the listener from light-dappled shallows into sudden, unfathomable depths.
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.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features singer and guitarist Dulci Ellenberger’s debut solo effort, the 10-can percussion troupe’s upcoming collaboration with composer Andy Smith and a kid-friendly introduction to computer programming by inventor Dan Alich.
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 […]
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.
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.
Anyone who’s seen Dr. Dog can attest to the fact that it’s one of the most infectious acts around, with an endlessly entertaining show that’s downright impossible to resist. The band’s set at The Orange Peel Tuesday was no exception, especially with Asheville’s own Seth Kauffman lending a hand on percussion.