Combining a bold, brassy persona with light tones and textures, Carrie Rodriguez piques your interest with her energetic bravado before breaking your heart with her achingly sweet melodies.
Listening to Said the Whale, one encounters the unexpected in the familiar. Like a feathery, sometimes feverish, breath of fresh, airy folk rock, their music has a buoyancy that elevates the listener.
Emily Wells is a musician working valiantly to undermine any sort of classification. Her work is beautiful and unsettling in the best way.
The Pageant may not be the ideal space for musical duos and trios with stripped down acoustic arrangements, but last night's Civil Wars show proved that even a bigger venue can be transformed into a setting for an intimate musical experience.
Jesse Sykes and the Sweet Hereafter are preoccupied with the intangibles of existence. As such, their music is as ambiguous and mercurial as the layered worlds of their fancy.
If there was ever a band perfectly suited to set the mood for a night of (slightly off-kilter) Hitchcockian suspense, punctuated with romantic intrigue, it may just be Sleepy Kitty.
William Elliott Whitmore has an uncanny sound. One will recognize familiar strains from the sprawling canons of folk and Americana, but other elements are harder to place.
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.
Last Sunday, the Duck Room at Blueberry Hill hosted a night of top-notch rock & roll with a formidable lineup of what some would consider, certainly the crowd packed into the cavernous Duck room, a couple of musical icons on the bill.