With a reunion and a reissue, the reunited Kingsbury Manx revisits the perfect naïveté of its classic debut as a seasoned band.
There is perhaps no better way to sum up Eliza McLamb than by peeking back at her life during the summer of 2020, when she was working as a farmhand in Kansas while simultaneously going viral on TikTok for a song she wrote called “Porn Star Tits.”
“I have always felt deeply moved by music,” Luse says. “But when I finally started making it myself, it brought about a sense of cohesion I had never experienced before.”
The Celtic Folktale at the Heart of Violet Bell’s Sophomore Album Shapes Rich Themes About Identity and Belonging
Violet Bell’s passionate sophomore album tells the story of the shapeshifting selkie—and of folk music’s changing mores
To Release New Work, S.E. Ward and Rachel Hirsh First Had to Reimagine Their Respective Relationships with the Music Industry
“I hope other musicians—namely women and femme folks—realize that you also deserve to put out music and deserve to have people hear it,” Hirsh says. “You can put out music on your own terms.”
The Pinkerton Raid’s Jesse James DeConto wrote the song about his late grandfather, who developed dementia toward the end of his life.
“We know there are so many other talented folks out there who deserve to be heard by more people,” says ‘Live from the Nest’ creator Matt Southern.
“We’ve always had an issue with uniting the music scene here, which doesn’t really make it much of a music scene at all.”
Jess Williamson on Guardian Angels, Performing as a Duo, and Falling Back in Love with Country Music
Plains, Williamson’s country-music duo with Katie Crutchfield, performs at the Haw River Ballroom on November 7.
“I’m a guitar player and barely know how to play piano, but I was playing the role of one of the world’s greatest country piano players, who was also blind, so I had a challenge.”
Formed in 2007 as an outgrowth of a larger avant-garde music and film collective, the band consisted of childhood friends and then roommates Ellis Anderson, Morgan Friedman, Sidney Martin, and Nathan Toben.
Twenty-four years after their last album, Chapel Hill torchbearers Archers of Loaf are reborn in the fires of frustration on ‘Reason in Decline.’
The Power of Women in Country Music, a new exhibit coming to the NC Museum of History from the GRAMMY Museum, runs Friday, Oct. 28–Sunday, Feb. 26, 2023.
Tift Merritt and other local musicians are singing out a message November 6—that abortion rights are at risk and we need to do everything we can to protect them in this year’s election.
Carrboro Label Sleepy Cat Records Elevates Its Easygoing Camaraderie at Its Biggest Label Showcase Yet
Eleven musical acts—ranging from folk and old-time to indie rock and electro-pop—join 13 artists and makers and six food and beverage vendors for 10 hours of blissed-out joy at Down Yonder Farm in Hillsborough.
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