Tirhakah Love ’15 / vocals; Sevonna Brown ’15 / vocals; Danny Schwartz ’13  / keyboard; Phil Parnell ’13 / guitar; Greg Ferland ’16 / bass; Charlie Sellars ’13 / drums; Paul Adeleke ’15 / violin; Noah Wentzel ’13 / trumpet; Andy Quinn ’13 / tenor sax; Hartley Greenwald ’16… Continue reading »

Blue Sun

(Matthew Feuer ’92). Matthew Patrick Feuer, 2013.  Patrick seeks to reimagine what country music listeners expect by mixing in island and reggae influences. His 11-track debut solo album places an emphasis on guitar and harmonica melodies throughout and stands apart from the artist’s previous work with bands 32-20 and Muskrat… Continue reading »

Give ’em the Oo-La-La

By Valerie Anastasio ’86 and Tim Harbold ’86. Valerie Anastasio and Tim Harbold, 2013. Also live performers, Anastasio and Harbold have worked together for 25 years, since beginning their time at Williams together as first-years. Their latest album blends show tunes, standards, art song and comic… Continue reading »

Etchy Sketchy Skies

By Artichoke, featuring Timothy Sellers ’90. The band’s latest album features guitars, trumpets and more and draws inspiration from places as diverse as a local farmer’s market and Sellers’ commission to write songs about science in collaboration with Knoxville scientists. Continue reading »

Pilot Machines

By Darlingside, featuring Dave Senft ’07, Harris Paseltiner ’09, Auyon Mukharji ’07, Don Mitchell ’06 and Sam Kapala ’09. Darlingside Music Publishing, 2012. The first full-length album by the band, featuring five singer-songwriters, a mandolin, a cello, a violin, guitars and drums. This album features more… Continue reading »

Down Like Silver

Written by Caitlin Canty ’04 and Peter Bradley Adams. Down Like Silver, 2011. This debut EP features six songs written and with vocals by Canty as well as eight other musicians playing instruments ranging from pedal steel to cello. Continue reading »

Backwards & Forwards

By Swoon, featuring Minnie Cho ’89. Vaulted Records, 2010. This sophomore album by the Brooklyn alternative pop-rock band features moody melodies and grungy guitars. Continue reading »

Sky Full of Holes

By Fountains of Wayne, featuring Chris Collingwood ’89 and Adam Schlesinger ’89. Yep Roc Records, 2011. The band’s fifth studio album, featuring 13 new songs, including the singles “Richie and Ruben” and “Someone’s Gonna Break Your Heart.”… Continue reading »

Light and Shadow

By Daniel Perttu ’01 et al. Navona Records, 2011. A collection of eight modern orchestral works by six American composers, including Perttu, whose overture for orchestra Light and Shadow in the Yosemite Valley was recorded by the Ohio State University Symphony Orchestra. Continue reading »