Caught this duo from Baltimore open for Blitzen Trapper a couple of weeks ago and I have to say I was quite transfixed. Especially cause the drummer Andy Stack plays the keyboards and the drums at the same time! Amazing! Lets not forget that guitarist/vocalist Jenn Wasner has a fantastically soothing voice. This is a video from Wye Oak’s 2009 release The Knot.
When people say they like all kinds of music, they usually add the caveat “except heavy metal”. Peter Woodburn doesn’t. In fact, he is almost always asking for more heavy metal. His love for music stems from seeing the Grateful Dead at the tender age of 11 years, and it hasn’t faded since. He loves everything from 15-minute-long bluegrass jams to thirty-second grindcore blasts, as well as everything in between. Give him a monster riff, though, and he will be forever happy.
Eight years into its existence, Northside Festival is determinedly future-minded. Dividing itself into thirds, the