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  • Willis Earl Beal makes music out of loneliness

    Willis Earl Beal makes music out of loneliness
    Willis Earl Beal wandered through most of his 28 years on the planet without a steady job or much direction until his loneliness become so consuming that he began to sing. Now he finds himself as a labelmate of Radiohead, M.I.A. and Adele. His debut album...
  • CD of the Week: Willis Earl Beal, 'Acousmatic Sorcery'

    CD of the Week: Willis Earl Beal, 'Acousmatic Sorcery'
    The outsider-art aesthetic has existed in indie rock for decades — think Jad Fair, Daniel Johnston and Wesley Willis. That raw, untutored and unstable vibe has become a badge of authenticity for some. Willis Earl Beal fits right into the slightly...
  • Chi-Tunes: Hudson Branch

    Chi-Tunes: Hudson Branch
    Chicago rockers the Hudson Branch answered our Chi-Tunes questionnaire. Do the same and your band could appear in RedEye! What makes your live show great? We are a five piece band, and everyone in the band is a multi-instrumentalist.  We also like to...
  • Not a 'normal' Golden Afternoon

    Not a 'normal' Golden Afternoon
    While some bands may say that their image or sound makes them different from others, Golden Afternoon has another idea about what sets them apart. "We're weird," Elizabeth Messick (vocals) said about her band, four of whose five members are from...
  • Pop Culture 101: Final Exam 2011

    Pop Culture 101: Final Exam 2011
    Were you paying attention to the pop culture in 2011? It was certainly an eventful year, with pop stars and talk show hosts grabbing headlines and a colorful cast of Republican presidential hopefuls jockeying for position. Here's a little test to make...
  • Album of the Day 1/3/12: Carolina Chocolate Drops - Genuine Negro Jig

    Album of the Day 1/3/12: Carolina Chocolate Drops - Genuine Negro Jig
    I love "old-time" music.  I love the blues, folk and country music of the first half of the 20th Century and the bands of today that celebrate and respect their musical roots.  With that said, there is possibly no other band in the U.S. right now who...
  • Chi-Tunes: Audiences

    Chi-Tunes: Audiences
    Chicago rockers Audiences answered our Chi-Tunes questionnaire. Do the same and your band could appear in RedEye! What makes your live show great? All the smiling. First it takes over the stage, and then it takes over the crowd. Describe your sound...
  • Pesky J. Nixon at Anna Liffey's on Dec. 2

    Pesky J. Nixon at Anna Liffey's on Dec. 2
    Pesky J. Nixon 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2, Anna Liffey's, 17 Whitney Ave. $12. (203) 773-1776, ctfolk.com.   Why does any given band play the kind of music they play? While it's not feasible for every musician to competently respond to this question (that...
  • Historical home studio

    Historical home studio
    Like most professional musicians these days, singer-songwriter-guitarist Joe Henry has a home studio where he produces records for himself as well as other artists, which — unlike most at-home recordings — include recent Grammy-winning...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more
    Looking for something to do this week? Check out our list of everything going on from 12/5-12/11. MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change) New Year’s Eve The Sitter NOTABLE TV MONDAY The Young Turks (series debut; 7 p.m.; Current) Gossip...
  • Like/dislike: Nick Prevas

    Like/dislike: Nick Prevas
    Nick Prevas is truly an “artist of all trades.” The 30-year-old Charles Village resident writes and directs films, works on graphic design projects, plays guitar and sings in the band White Lodge. He even handles communications and media for...