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Indie Phenoms Band of Horses on Playing to the Home Crowdnew

Band of Horses returns to Asheville and frontman Ben Bridwell talks about going commercial, traveling abroad and almost going to jail in Muscle Shoals.
Mountain Xpress  |  Alli Marshall  |  06-10-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

The Afromotive's New Sound, New Lineup, New Visionnew

Asheville, N.C.-based Afrobeat ensemble The Afromotive, now in its fifth year, is no stranger to change. After restructuring, the group returns with an upbeat sound and positive mission.
Mountain Xpress  |  Alli Marshall  |  04-01-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

Strangers No More: The Story of a Bluegrass 'Opera House'new

For 55 years Nelia Hyatt has hosted Thursday night pickin' sessions in her converted garage. Now, as explained in a new documentary, highways and development threaten to end the musical legacy.
Mountain Xpress  |  Brian Sarzynski  |  10-20-2005  |  Movies

Activists Combat Corporate Media With Alternativesnew

As newspapers lose readers and consumption of mainstream media continues to decline, independent media -- often run by volunteers -- is sprouting all over America.
Illinois Times  |  Joan Villa  |  05-23-2005  |  Media

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