About Carey Hodges
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- Calendar Assistant
05/01/2010 - 06/01/2011
- Editorial Intern
01/01/2010 - 05/01/2010
Knoxville’s Ebony Eyes Keep the Volume Turned Up
Published 07/23/2014 at 10:30 a.m.
For a band named after a ’70s disco-rock hit, Knoxville’s Ebony Eyes sure is having a hard time shaking its heavy-metal reputation. Known for its rowdy and decibel-surging shows, the group is often described as hyperaggressive. But drummer Bill Van ...
San Diego’s Donkeys Offer a Modern Take on Breezy SoCal Rock on 'Ride the Black Wave'
Published 07/09/2014 at 11:09 a.m.
On their latest record, 2014’s Ride the Black Wave, the Donkeys sing about being “lost in a sunny daze.” The sentiment makes sense; the group isn’t shy about letting its Pacific Coast roots show.
North Carolina Bedroom Pop Band the Love Language Explores its More Aggressive Side
Published 05/14/2014 at 11:05 a.m.
On tape, the Love Language’s music is a poppy blend of delicate shifts in pitch and grand bursts of instrumentation. It’s equal parts unrestrained joy and McLamb’s hushed, melancholy croons. But while the recordings explore a variety of styles, the ...
Canadian Folk-Rock Band Wake Owl Shifts Direction on 'The Private World of Paradise'
Published 04/30/2014 at 10:45 a.m.
For most musicians, being nominated for a prestigious award is a sign that things are headed in the right direction. For the folk-rock band Wake Owl, a 2014 JUNO nomination for Breakthrough Artist of the Year preceded a total revamp ...
Asheville’s River Whyless Brings Its Happy-Go-Lucky Pop Folk to Rhythm N’ Blooms
Published 04/02/2014 at 11:40 a.m.
The hills of North Carolina have a knack for inspiring hummable folk tunes. Fortunately for the guitar-toting transplants in Asheville-based folk-rock band River Whyless, the area’s influence isn’t limited to natives.
On the Road With The Dirty Guv'nahs
Published 11/20/2012 at 1:07 p.m.
Fresh off a three-night run through the Northeast, the Dirty Guv’nahs’ recent show in Washington, D.C., found the Knoxville rockers at their finest—playing to an enthusiastic crowd of vocal Tennessee natives and fresh fans of the band’s soulful take on ...
Fireproof Storage Becomes Music and Art Hot Spot
Published 08/31/2011 at 10:29 a.m.
Local artist Zach Widgren turned heads last year when he began work on a colorful mural located on the western side of the Fireproof Storage building just outside the Old City. The warehouse building-turned-artspace is still a work in progress ...
Crystal Antlers: 'Two-Way Mirror'
Published 07/27/2011 at 11:22 a.m.
Compared to 2009 debut Tentacles, Two-Way Mirror is much easier to stomach—which is basically the root of its problems.
Givers: 'In Light'
Published 07/13/2011 at 9:50 a.m.
Toss together a bucket of glitter, a case of energy drinks, and five talented twentysomethings and you just might end up with Lafayette, La.’s Givers—or maybe a makeshift rave.
Vetiver: 'The Errant Charm'
Published 07/06/2011 at 10:33 a.m.
On its fifth release, Vetiver triggers an almost hypnotic reaction, tossing out the catchy choruses and four-minute songs from 2009’s Tight Knit.