Tellico used a back-to-basics approach to recording, tracking live in the studio instead of layering individual performances. That approach is key to the record’s organic, you-are-there sonic quality.
With the recent release of its sophomore record, Woven Waters, Tellico continues to evolve a traditional country music sound with an innovative and original style.
Americana, Indian music and icons of indie-rock and funk are all showcased in this edition.
The national tour celebrating — and raising funds for — National Parks and National Heritage Areas rolls into Asheville for a two-day event.
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.
Amazon Studios to produce comedy series staring Warren Wilson alum, GiddyUP Film Tour stops at The Orange Peel and Tellico’s Southern Songs and Stories event is rescheduled.
This week’s roundup includes the Culture Vulture Film Festival, silent movies at the Leicester Public Library, a screening of the documentary Citizen Autistic and news about the the third episode of “Southern Songs and Stories.”
Each month concert photographer David Simchock of music news and reviews blog Front Row Focus shares some of his favorite images, captured on stages in and around Asheville.
Musical selflessness and open-book lyrics infuse “Appalachiacana” band Tellico’s album Relics and Roses with honesty. The 45-minute collection of mountain-inspired tunes is out now.
The release performance for Relics and Roses, produced by Jon Stickley and engineered by Chris Rosser, takes place at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall on Friday, June 5.
If “organic Appalachiacana” isn’t an actual genre, it should be. That’s how local quartet Tellico (Anya Hinkle, Stig Stiglets, Aaron Balance and Jed Willis) describe its roots-influenced sound. The group formed earlier this year (its members come from Dehlia Low, Town Mountain and Wooden Toothe), and has already been gaining fans and momentum. In November, Tellico […]
The musicians comprising Tellico have been around Asheville for years, but the self-described “Appalachiacana” roots band itself is a new incarnation. Imagine each member’s astonishment when a $7,500 Kickstarter campaign supporting the band’s debut album was funded in under a day. “I am as surprised at the success as anyone,” says Anya Hinkle, who claims […]