Tag: Folk

  • Beirut @ Riviera Theatre

    This article originally appeared in TechNews on November 16, 2015 Emerging from the Santa Fe bedroom of then-19-year-old Zach Condon nearly a decade ago, Beirut was a musical project that found immediate acclaim by virtue of its seeming absurdity at the time. Coming right on the cusp of the explosion of the “baroque pop” genre, […]

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  • U.S. Elevator by U.S. Elevator

    This article originally appeared in TechNews on October 27, 2015 On a warm, humid evening in April of 2013, I somehow found myself as the guest of somebody who was attending a folk concert at The Frog Pond, an invite-only, BYOB venue in the middle of a collectively-run farm in Silverhill, Alabama, twenty miles southeast […]

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  • Heartless Bastards At Metro

    This article originally appeared in TechNews on September 29, 2015 It’s truly a shame that Chicago doesn’t seem to have the same appetite for roots rock as cities like Milwaukee or Nashville. Aside from Wilco, who made it big on their experimentalist tendencies rather than their alt-country leanings, there are very few Americana success stories […]

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