Beautiful song by local musician Nelly Kate, filmed in a former power plant on Richmond’s Belle Island, a downtown park on the James River. I’ll be featuring more of the artists and makers that shape Richmond’s culture in my new series, RVA Made. Stay tuned! via… Read More
Daft Punk’s “Random Access Memories” is a great album for your summer road trip (or toddler dance party in my case). Here’s an extended live version of the groovy single “Get Lucky” featuring Pharrell Williams. Cheers! Here’s some more hot summer music recommendations.
They sing in English and the band’s named after a southwestern U.S. city, so you’d never suspect that Phoenix are French. Mais, oui! Check out their new album Bankrupt! Here’s a video they shot in their hometown of Versailles. Perfect road trip tunes.
The former music critic in me should be ashamed. Lately I’ve been so terrible at keeping up with new music that Scott’s actually come home and caught me listening to Lite 98. (I can explain!) So here’s the first in a series of posts about… Read More
It’s not often that I get a case of nostalgia while working on a story. But that happened recently when I wrote about Hudson, N.Y. for The New York Times. Hudson is a town from my youth. My family used to vacation at the nearby… Read More
Discover the next bluegrass and roots-rock stars in this music-loving college town. WHERE TO STAY To be within a quick walk to live-music venues, book accommodations in downtown Charlottesville. The outdoor “Downtown Mall” is chock-o-block with venues. To be near the action, stay at the… Read More
You might remember him from The McCormack Brothers, his acoustic trio with brothers Mike and Dave, or Meanflower, his alt-country band (also with brother Dave). Today, Tom McCormack is on his own … well, sort of. Tom just released a solo album, “Anxieties and Accomplishments,” a collection… Read More