All posts by Aaron Davis

  • 100814musicbox.sera
    MUSIC BOX: Sub Pop songstress in Pinedale

    Originally a drummer who had been writing songs on guitar since high school, 39-year-old Sera Cahoone is an anomaly in the singer-songwriter world. The Sub Pop artist migrated from Colorado to Seattle in 1998 to open a...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Grady_CaravanCrew_2014
    Talkin’ tunes with ‘Morning  Music’ host

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The glue to Wyoming’s music scene is Wyoming Public Radio, reflecting the colorful character of the state yet keeping a finger on the national pulse. WPR program director and Morning Music host Grady...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • 092414musicbox.leadsavoy
    MUSIC BOX: SAVOY harvests massive bass

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – When a tour is dubbed “Mo Lasers Mo Problems,” its legit to guess that there’s going to be some electronic-induced dance grooves pumping from the speakers. Utilizing a dub-step, synth-triggered sub-bass sound as...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • 091714musicbox.katchafire
    MUSIC BOX: Katchafire ignites Garter

      Jackson Hole, Wyoming — Bob Marley’s tune “Catch a Fire” is often interpreted as means to light up a spliff, but New Zealand’s pop-reggae septet knows that beneath the surface, “fire” refers to the fires of...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • 091014musicbox.lead
    MUSIC BOX: ODESZA thumps TGR; Rowdy Foxes at Tav

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – When Harrison Mills (a.k.a. CatacombKid) and Clayton Knight (a.k.a. BeachesBeaches) graduated from Western Washington University in Bellingham in 2012, it was unfathomable that in the near future they would be performing as ODESZA,...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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  • 082714musicbox.lead
    MUSIC BOX: Jackson turns 100, Skynyrd turns 40

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Anthemic and hard rocking, slow burning and lyrically meditative while often threading excessive triple-guitar assaults, the music of Lynyrd Skynyrd defines hard Southern rock. Even beyond the biggest hits (“Free Bird,” “Sweet Home...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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  • Black Mother Jones
    MUSIC BOX

    Nasty phunk in the Commons Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Drawing on mastery of all of the tools that make funk music what it is, Dumpstaphunk is a self-assured, borderline supergroup that is at least supercharged. The term...

    • Posted August 20, 2014
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  • Trombone Shorty
    MUSIC BOX: Shorty, swagger and a celebration of life

    Feel good brass of Trombone Shorty Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Growing up in the Treme neighborhood of New Orleans – the cultural hub of modern brass band tradition and culture – Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews fronted his...

    • Posted August 13, 2014
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  • Chris Isaak takes the Tetons.
    MUSIC BOX: Summer music scene red hot

    By my acute calculations, the climax of summer music offerings is this week. Get it while it’s hot! Targhee Bluegrass celebrates No. 27 Jackson Hole, Wyoming – If you’re not juiced for this year’s Targhee Bluegrass Festival...

    • Posted August 6, 2014
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  • 073014musicbox.lead
    MUSIC BOX: Get Reckless in the Commons

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Despite the Braun brothers being born in Idaho and having founded the band Reckless Kelly in Bend, Oregon, before moving to Austin in 1997, they more or less define the “Texas country” tag....

    • Posted July 30, 2014
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