Post Tagged with: "folk"

VANCE JOY

Concert Review: Vance Joy at The Anthem

Australian indie-folk heartthrob Vance Joy brought his boyish charm, masterful guitar playing and sultry vocals to The Anthem on Tuesday, June 12, as part of a tour celebrating his 2018 album “Nation of Two.” With his humble presence, Joy proved that a simplistic stage and acoustic performance can still create[Read More…]

by June 25, 2018 0 comments Concerts, Guide - Top, Music, The Guide
OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW

CONCERT REVIEW: Old Crow Medicine Show at The Anthem

For just the evening of April 28, the rousing and high-powered sounds of string band Old Crow Medicine Show turned The Anthem into an intimate and lively country bar. With no opening act, the crowd waited with palpable excitement for the band to begin the two-hour experience. Old Crow Medicine[Read More…]

MEGHAN MANDI FOR THE HOYA

Concert Review: Milky Chance at The Fillmore Silver Spring

In an age when sound engineers can make any artist sound flawless in a music studio, it is rare to hear a band replicate the perfection of studio tracks at a live concert. However, last Saturday night at The Fillmore Silver Spring, alternative folk trio Milky Chance proved itself to[Read More…]

by January 26, 2018 0 comments Concerts, The Guide
CARPARK RECORDS

Album: ‘Life Without Sound’

★★★☆☆ Music, like all other forms of art, has an ability to affect us at our most basic emotional level. Music has a feeling, an almost tactile sensation, which can allow us to experience the world in new and interesting ways. In its new album, “Life Without Sound,” Cloud Nothings[Read More…]

by September 1, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Music, The Guide
ARLO GUTHRIE

Arlo Guthrie Talks Tour, Family, and Folk Music

A seasoned musician, Arlo Guthrie is no stranger to the touring lifestyle. Like his father Woody Guthrie, Arlo is known for his folk music with a conscience. Following his sold-out Alice’s Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour, Guthrie is currently on his Running Down the Road Tour, performing his greatest tracks from[Read More…]

Album Review: ‘The Bearer of Bad News’

Album Review: ‘The Bearer of Bad News’

★★★★☆ Andy Shauf’s latest release is the perfect record for brooding away the last days of winter. Its muted guitars and gloomy vocals conjure up overcast days, and its simultaneously profound and unsettling lyrics provide the perfect soundtrack for that all-too-familiar existential college crisis. “The Bearer of Bad News” opens[Read More…]

by March 20, 2015 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
MICHELLE XU/THE HOYA
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Rangila 2014

Rangila Rewind

by November 26, 2014 0 comments Photography
Album Review: ‘Stay Gold’

Album Review: ‘Stay Gold’

★★★★☆ If you thought First Aid Kit was a quintessential soft indie folk group, think again. With the release of its latest album, “Stay Gold,” the Swedish sister duo delivers a robust sound of indie beats, country twinges and hauntingly beautiful vocalizations. First Aid Kit, consisting of Johanna and Klara[Read More…]

Let the Festivals Begin

Like Yeasayer, I couldn’t wait for the summer. The freedom, the sunshine, the long bike rides to nowhere and the anticipation of adventures to come seemed to be just what I needed after an intense freshman year. In the spirit of spontaneity, my friend and I hopped in the car the other[Read More…]

by June 20, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Folksy Tunes Strum up Powerful Emotions

Folksy Tunes Strum up Powerful Emotions

5/5 Stars Many fans of music do not realize it, but folk music was popular before bands such as Mumford and Sons and the Lumineers came into existence. Folk group’s fiddle-strumming and powerful belting has charmed the ears of its listeners and has had them longing for new music to[Read More…]

by January 25, 2013 0 comments The Guide