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Tuning In with Erin O’Hare

October 23, 2015 by


Charlottesville is a bona fide cornucopia of new music. The Anatomy of Frank is currently touring Europe under their North America album released Oct. 2; Post Sixty Five released an EP back in September; Devon Sproule is gearing up to tour under her new album. Tonight, Oct. 23, Borrowed Beams of Light plays the Ante Room […]

Tuning In with Jimmy Bullis

October 7, 2015 by


Jimmy Bullis feels pretty good about what The Anatomy of Frank is doing as a band. And he should: the band just released their second album, North America, the first in a series of seven albums about the seven continents to be recorded on seven continents. (The album, produced by Lance Brenner, is goooooood. Check […]

Tuning In with John Nolan

June 25, 2015 by


Charlottesville native John Nolan is passionate about bringing good music—and a variety of it—to town. “I started scratching the surface of what was going on musically in this town right when I started college,” says Nolan. He remembers going to the Clipse show that U.Va.’s Student Hip-Hop Organization (S.H.H.O.) organized at the Jefferson, “and being […]

Tuning In with Sally Rose Monnes

May 7, 2015 by


Sally Rose Monnes started playing music in bars when she was 13 years old. By that time, she had already been writing songs for five years and playing guitar for two. Now, at nearly 24, Monnes is an integral part of two local bands: The Sally Rose Band and Shagwüf. Monnes sings, writes and plays […]

Tuning In with 2sly

March 20, 2015 by


Ashley Miller, aka 2sly, has been producing music since he was in high school. So, when he starting playing on an acquaintance’s turntables during his sophomore year of high school, DJ-ing seemed like a logical next step. Nowadays, Miller says that when he’s not playing music, he’s not awake. He is always checking out his […]

Tuning In with Brad Savage

January 29, 2015 by


Brad Savage has one of Charlottesville’s most recognizable voices. From talking to local politicians and environmentalists on 106.1 The Corner’s Breakfast Show to interviewing bands and artists on The Corner Lounge, and sharing some of his favorite vinyl cuts on the Brad’s Bin segment, his friendly, enthusiastic voice is hard to miss. It’s clear that […]

Tuning In with Adam Nemett

November 13, 2014 by


Adam Nemett is a relative newcomer to Charlottesville (he and his wife moved here last year), but he’s no stranger to music. “Starting at age three, I’d spend hours lip syncing to Michael Jackson and Bruce Springsteen while fake-strumming a ukulele. I tried playing various instruments—piano, guitar, saxophone and bass—but nothing really stuck,” he says. […]

Tuning In with Gina Sobel

October 23, 2014 by


Gina Sobel is one of Charlottesville’s most versatile musicians. She sings, plays flute, saxophone and guitar, and her music explores jazz, folk, rock, and many other genres. “I explore a lot of genres and try to have them feed off of each other and inspire my playing and composing in new ways,” says Sobel. All […]

Tuning In with Rob Dobson

August 21, 2014 by


Rob Dobson, of Big Air and formerly of the Fire Tapes, is packing up his belongings and moving to Los Angeles this week. Before saying au revoir to C’Ville, though, he made a playlist for your late-summer listening pleasure. When Dobson first moved to C’Ville, he played solo shows for a few years, “but I couldn’t […]

Tuning In with Betsy Wright

August 7, 2014 by


Betsy Wright has spent most of the summer in a van with her Ex Hex bandmates and their equipment, driving from city to city to play shows in support of their 7” single, “Hot and Cold,” and upcoming album. It’s what she’s wanted to do for years. Wright knew she wanted to play music, she said […]