All posts by Aaron Davis

  • MUSIC BOX: Sodapop’s Bottomless Well

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Seventeen-year-old guitar slinger and rockabilly minstrel Wyatt Lowe has the goods of a seasoned musician that would lead you to believe he has been a performing bandleader for decades. The evidence is his...

    • Posted April 7, 2015
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  • MUSIC BOX: Beam up to planet Moonalice

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Moonalice. The name alone suggests an Alice-in-Wonderland-esque psychedelic trip through a Jetsons-era mind warp. Certainly Grateful Dead-inspired, the music of Moonalice is carefree and occasionally cheesy through its free spirit (“It’s 4:20 Somewhere”),...

    • Posted March 31, 2015
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  • MUSIC BOX: TV on the Radio: Imaginative as the name

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The formula of art + rock + soul = TV on the Radio—a beacon of light in a tidal wave of bands that don’t fit neatly into any one box. The Brooklyn quartet’s...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • MUSIC BOX: The Rendezvous Fest takeover

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – When the man behind the crime-spree song “The Road Goes on Forever (and the Party Never Ends)” tells you that he’s “had some killer times in Jackson” and “had the worst hangover of...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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  • MUSIC BOX: March Radness at the Vill

    Even if powder days haven’t been stacked within our weekly schedule as of late, come early March there’s always reprieve with Music Under the Tram (March 7 – April 5) and the accompanying Rendezvous Fest (March 19...

    • Posted March 3, 2015
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  • MUSIC BOX: Dirty Birds late night at The Trap

    Soul queen Arleigh Kincheloe, a.k.a. Sister Sparrow, commands the stage with body language that is both sly and stirring, coupled with a boundless voice that draws you into her infectious smolder. Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds...

    • Posted February 24, 2015
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  • MUSIC BOX: Everything under the Finest sun

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The first thing that comes to mind when a band unabashedly calls themselves World’s Finest is that they must think highly of themselves. Yet the first song on its Web site’s music player...

    • Posted February 17, 2015
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  • MUSIC BOX: Double da funk

      Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Is Turkuaz with Spiritual Rez the danciest, funkiest double-bill of the winter? Turkuaz is more than a funk band with a horn section. Think more David Byrne meets Sly & The Family...

    • Posted February 3, 2015
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  • MUSIC BOX: Ugly Valley Boys make beautiful music

    Duo on tap at The Trap Vintage processes — whether they consist of a classic songwriting style, amplifying an electric guitar, or the blowing and bending of neon glass — are often developed from years of trial...

    • Posted January 27, 2015
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  • MUSIC BOX: Go to Therapy with The New Mastersounds

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – With the utmost respect for the pocket, English funk/jazz-fusion quartet The New Mastersounds have persevered the U.S. tour circuit for a decade now. They garner a high-degree of respect within an instrumental framework,...

    • Posted January 20, 2015
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