river whyless Archive

The State of Touring: an Asheville Perspective, Part 1 of 2

Asheville serves as the base of operation for numerous touring music artists; when they’re not on the road, quite a few solo artists and band members call Western North Carolina […]

EP Review: Daniel Shearin

Ask most any musician and they’ll tell you: in many ways, performing with a band is easier than playing solo. There’s a safety-in-numbers characteristic to playing as part of an […]

Asheville’s Top 10 for 2018

2018 has brought forth a bumper crop of superb albums in every genre from artists local (or with strong connections) to Asheville and the surrounding region. Any of these 10 […]

Album Review: River Whyless — Kindness, A Rebel

On the group’s 2016 album We All the Light, Asheville-based group River Whyless pushed the boundaries of indie folk, its supposed genre. In doing so, the quartet could serve as […]

River Whyless: Out from Behind the Tiny Desk

When beginning work on what would be their second full-length album, the four musicians of Asheville-based River Whyless decided to change their approach to songwriting. The result of that change […]