All posts by Aaron Davis
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
MUSIC BOX: Soul pop standout
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Well-known for his 1991 adult contemporary hit “Walking in Memphis,” Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Marc Cohn has released five studio albums in his career. His most recent release, 2010’s Listening Booth: 1970 peaked at No....
- Posted January 13, 2015