Donate Now to Support KDHX

Listen Live
Monday, 23 May 2011 16:59

Over the Rhine 5/23/11 + Video

Over the Rhine 5/23/11 facebook.com/pages/Over-the-Rhine/9762850889
Written by Liz Taylor

Related Video

Dim the lights

About this Media...

  • Date Recorded: May 23, 2011
  • Artist / Band: Over the Rhine
  • Hosting Show: The Mixtape
  • Sound: Dan Kinney
  • Video: Ed Kleinberg

As the founding and perpetuating members of Over the Rhine, Karin Bergquist and Linford Detweiler have been tapping into a seemingly endless and dynamic wealth of bittersweet pathos.

On their latest outing, The Long Surrender, the husband-wife team brings to bear over 20 years of musical living to an accomplished piece of poetic and emotional songcraft. Over the Rhine inhabits a number of genres simultaneously including blues, soul and folk, but classification is a minor concern when crafting intimate portraits of life and love. The Ohio-based duo wraps itself in and often rips apart the somewhat anomalous concept of Americana.

At times, Over the Rhine shares a similar sensibility with some of the more off-kilter American poets infusing their music with a lyrical and roughhewn beauty. Songs which at first glance appear to be soft and subtle turn out to be momentous and even devastating, unearthing long forgotten or perhaps unknown wounds. Bergquist's ranging vocals shimmer with boundless mysteries. There are highs with the lows and effortlessly intertwining such caustic elements is part of what imparts the music of Over the Rhine with such an enjoyable everyday resonance.

 

Gallery photos by Kate McDaniel.

KDHX Recommends

February
Monday
08

Bob's Scratchy Record Spin and Dance Party with Bass Amp and Friends

Bob's Scratchy Record Spin and Dance Party will be hosted by Bass Amp and he will be joined by other members of Alley Ghost throughout the evening. For those of you missing Bob's Scratchy Records on Friday afternoons, this is...


February
Thursday
11

Folk Song Sing-A-Long

Folk Song Sing-A-Long Presented in partnership with the Folk School of KDHX, weekly meetings will discuss and sing different periods of folk music.  Presented by St. Louis OASIS.


February
Thursday
11

Welcome To Our Movie: The Bottle Rockets Live & In Person

In 2009, a live show by iconic Midwestern rock band The Bottle Rockets was filmed with the intention of releasing it as a live concert DVD. As the footage moved through post-production, it transformed into a more ambitious project...


SYSTEM: S5 Box

Login/My Account

Sign in with Facebook