Roaming Where the Heart Is: Drive-By Truckers co-founder Patterson Hood reflects on the relationships that make Richmond a unique tour stop.
Style Weekly, April 19, 2023
A Musical Monument: Curt Sydnor’s new symphony depicts Lincoln’s visit to Richmond in the final days of the Civil War.
Style Weekly, March 29, 2023
Built to Chill: Chilton House hosts one-of-a-kind concerts with a living room feel in Forest Hill.
Style Weekly, March 23, 2023
Paying Inspiration Forward: Christina Marie Gleixner of Turkish-language band Yeni Nostalji on Friday’s earthquake relief benefit at Gallery5.
Style Weekly, March 14, 2023
That One Song: “Cosmic Changes” by Lonnie Liston Smith
Style Weekly, March 8, 2023
Q&A: Bill McGee
Richmond Magazine, March 1, 2023
Back to the Future: Neo-soul artist Ms. Jaylin Brown is on the rise — and raising money for graduate study in Spain.
Style Weekly, February 28, 2023
Projecting the Unexpected: Free jazz label Out of Your Head Records kicks off a new “Second Mondays” concert series at Artspace.
Style Weekly, February 10, 2023
49 Rising: 49 Winchester lead singer Isaac Gibson looks back on an ascendent year for the Virginia alt-country outfit.
Style Weekly, January 31, 2023
Live from Musical Nirvana: Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams will perform at Richmond Music Hall in support of their new album, “Live at Levon’s!”
Style Weekly, January 25, 2023
That One Song: “Around Your Eye” by Gold Connections
Style Weekly, January 23, 2023
Side Gig: The Sefton Listening Room strives for harmony in more ways than one.
Style Weekly, January 13, 2023
That One Song: “Sun, I Rise” by McKinley Dixon
Style Weekly, December 27, 2022
Spin Ready: A dozen turntable-ready albums from Richmond artists from 2022.
Style Weekly, December 21, 2022
Deck the Loft: The second annual Deau Eyes Holiday Party, a Feed More benefit, takes place on Dec. 22 at the Hof loft.
Style Weekly, December 19, 2022
Giving Up the Ghost: Prabir Mehta looks ahead to Gallery5’s final edition of Ghost of Pop — and back on previous years.
Style Weekly, December 7, 2022
That One Song: “Actions” by Rudy Walker
Style Weekly, November 29, 2022
That One Song: “aftermath” by Landon Elliott
Style Weekly, November 21, 2022
Center of Everything: Rapper OG Illa opens a vibrant creative space that reflects his own versatility.
Style Weekly, November 8, 2022
Pop Rock Puzzle: Musician James Goodson on turning home studio demos into Dazy’s full-length debut.
Style Weekly, November 1, 2022
Not to Be Ignored: Zac Hryciak on Spooky Cool’s exacting and engaging debut LP, “Existential Pie.”
Style Weekly, October 25, 2022
In That Moment: Laid back Philly rocker Kurt Vile on signing with a new label, his new record, and what he looks for in collaborators.
Style Weekly, October 10, 2022
Innovation Across Generations: Moorish griot royalty stops by the RFF in the form of Noura Mint Seymali.
Style Weekly, October 5, 2022
A Good Steward: Jesse Daniel aims to give the Richmond Folk Festival a taste of the Bakersfield sound.
Style Weekly, October 4, 2022
“It’s so easy to start dancing”: Forró accordionist Felipe Hostins looks back at his journey to the Richmond Folk Festival.
Style Weekly, October 4, 2022
Q&A: Cedric Burnside: The Mississippi hill country blues guitarist builds on a family legacy
Richmond Magazine, October 3, 2022
That One Song: “Cave Dweller” by Hotspit
Style Weekly, October 3, 2022
That One Song: “She” by Drook
Style Weekly, September 20, 2022
A New Label Lifts Off: Shockoe Records aims to retain Richmond talent and help artists level up.
Style Weekly, September 12, 2022
That One Song: “Sweet Thing” by Mackenzie Roark
Style Weekly, September 6, 2022
Amble On: Richmond supergroup Piranha Rama cut through pandemic headwinds to make their new album, “Omniscient Cloud Cover.”
Style Weekly, August 31, 2022
That One Song: “Candelabra Eyes” by Russell Lacy
Style Weekly, August 20, 2022
Quiet Ends: Richmond duo Lean Year makes patient magic on its forthcoming sophomore album, “Sides.”
Style Weekly, August 16, 2022
That One Song: Kingna Scott feat. Pusha T: “VA Sway”
Style Weekly, August 8, 2022
A Vocal Community: Trey Burnart Hall brings the full Vocal Rest Records lineup to Gallery5 for the label’s first festival.
Style Weekly, August 2, 2022
Making Something Together: Andy Jenkins and James Wallace discuss their new collaborative EP, Nothing No. 1.
Style Weekly, July 6, 2022
REVIEW: “Legacies” by Deau Eyes Richmond singer-songwriter Ali Thibodeau bridges the present and future on her second full-length album.
Style Weekly, June 28, 2022
Style Weekly, June 21, 2022
A Resonant Revelation: “Revelators,” the immersive instrumental LP from Richmond bassist Cameron Ralston and Hiss Golden Messenger leader M.C. Taylor, was released last week.
A Night on Boogie Island: Shormey brings her kaleidoscopic pop to Brown’s Island for this week’s Friday Cheers.
Style Weekly, June 14, 2022
Follow the Leader: Oliver Wood brings a sense of renewal to The Wood Brothers’ June show at Maymont.
Style Weekly, June 1, 2022
Looking Forward: Kate Bollinger’s new EP, “Look at it in the Light,” illuminates a moment of personal and professional transition.
Style Weekly, May 17, 2022
Spin It All: Wax Buildup’s vinyl-inclined DJs bring inclusion to Richmond’s dance floors.
Style Weekly, May 10, 2022
A Credible Messenger: Timothy Bailey’s pathway toward hope and his first LP leading his band, The Humans.
Style Weekly, May 3, 2022
A Virginian Revitalization: Dori Freeman hits a new creative stride recording closer to home on “Ten Thousand Roses.”
Style Weekly, April 14, 2022
Singular Synths, Every Sunday: Adrian Olsen’s syndays by ao series shares a new electronic composition each week.
Style Weekly, April 5, 2022
Spreading the Flame: Indie-pop outfit Erin & The Wildfire looks to branch out on new album “Touchy Feely.”
Style Weekly, March 30, 2022
Making Room for Listening: How drummer and composer Scott Clark created his latest long-form jazz suite, “Dawn & Dusk” out of the stillness of the pandemic.
Style Weekly, March 24, 2022
True Blue Debut: Justin Golden’s upcoming album paves a personalized blues pathway.
Style Weekly, March 15, 2022
Cosmic Traveler: Keyboardist Lonnie Liston Smith transcends the boundaries of jazz, inspiring future generations to innovate in their own ways
Richmond Magazine, March 14, 2022
Journey on the James: Award-winning documentary “Headwaters Down” navigates the James River’s health, history and importance at RVA Environmental Film Fest.
Style Weekly, February 21, 2022
The Big Smooch: Our annual Valentine’s Day feature when we show some love to people, places and things from Richmond.
Style Weekly, February 14, 2022
A Toast to Bolero: The Crown Room will host Miramar and string quartet Rosette for a “Valentine’s Night” dinner show.
Style Weekly, February 11, 2022
WarHen Turns 10: Warren Parker looks back and picks out pivotal moments in his Charlottesville-based label’s first decade.
Style Weekly, February 1, 2022
A Universe of Possibilities: J. Tyler Burke applies an artist’s training in his Varina banjo-making business.
Style Weekly, February 1, 2022
A Deliberate Crescendo: FaceTiming with Ascendent Richmond Rock Quartet Hotspit
RVA Magazine, January 27, 2022
Two Fruitful Decades, Two Richmond Shows: Eric D. Johnson is slated to play Richmond twice in 2022 and release a new Fruit Bats compilation in January.
Style Weekly, January 24, 2022
Wild File: Cherub Records founder PJ Sykes offers a deep-dive into his label’s 20-year history.
Style Weekly, January 4, 2022
Four Anticipated Local Albums in ‘22: Keep an ear out for these emerging artists.
Style Weekly, January 4, 2022
My Favorite Local Album-Show Combos: 2021 Seeing new music live this year felt like much-needed magic.
Style Weekly, December 28, 2021
Joining the Conversation: New podcast network, the Family, looks to support creatives.
Style Weekly, December 20, 2021
Fresh in the Game: Richmond dance-pop singer Benét is on a surprising rise.
Style Weekly, December 14, 2021
Dynamic Journey: An Interview with Abby Huston
RVA Magazine, October 25, 2021
Paradise in a Parking Lot: Secretly Group’s traveling record label expo is set to roll through Richmond.
Style Weekly, September 8, 2021
Single Review: Better Than I Used To Be By Tyler Meacham
The Auricular, September 1, 2021
For the Love of Listening Tracy Wilson’s Courtesy Desk distribution pairs curation and community, providing a new route for hard-to-find music.
Style Weekly, August 25, 2021
Organic Convergence: Keyboardist Curt Sydnor finds new harmony in return to Central Virginia.
Style Weekly, July 13, 2021
Moving Pictures: Lucy Dacus revisits her Richmond upbringing on new album, “Home Video.”
Style Weekly, June 22, 2021
Toast of the Town: Butcher Brown celebrates a string of hard-earned victories as headliner at the final Friday Cheers concert of 2021.
Style Weekly, June 16, 2021
Time Traveler: Richmond hip-hop artist McKinley Dixon’s expansive, introspective sounds.
Style Weekly, May 4, 2021
Matthew E. White and Lonnie Holley’s “Broken Mirror”: Two masters of improvisation meet in the moment.
Style Weekly, April 13, 2021
Didn’t Miss a Beat: There’s been no slow rolling for Noah-O and Ohbliv, two pillars of the hip-hop community.
Style Weekly, April 13, 2021
Music from the Middle: Tyler Meacham sets uncertainty to pop music.
Style Weekly, April 13, 2021
Family Record A Richmonder rediscovers his family’s musical legacy through a lost Nat King Cole song
Style Weekly, March 9, 2021
Album Review: This Darkness By Scott Clark
The Auricular, January 22, 2021
Single Review: Slowly By Prabir Trio
The Auricular, November 19, 2020
Building A Body Of Work: Will Marsh On The New Gold Connections EP, Ammunition
The Auricular, November 16, 2020
Album Review: Ad Mausoleum By Lefthnd
The Auricular, October 21, 2020
Album Review: Antiphone (Roberto Carlos Lange Remixes)
The Auricular, May 21, 2020
Let’s Begin: Deau Eyes On Her Debut LP, Let It Leave
The Auricular, May 7, 2020
Premiere: David Shultz Offers Vital Comfort With “Still Here” Video
The Auricular, May 6, 2020
Sincerely, Iris Unveils Gripping Animated Video For “Take Your Soul”
The Auricular, February 24, 2020
Calm Before The “Hurricane:” Landon Elliott Debuts Lead Single From Domin
The Auricular, August 23, 2019
Love to Learn: Must-See Music Schools and Museums in Virginia
Virginia Tourism Blog, May 29, 2019
Virginia in Song: Odes to the Old Dominion, Part 2
Virginia Tourism Blog, May 21, 2019
WanderLove: Hip Hop in Hampton Roads
Virginia Tourism Blog, May 18, 2019
Where They’re From: Walking in the Footsteps of Virginia’s Great Musicians
Virginia Tourism Blog, May 2, 2019
Jazz in Virginia: A Who, What, Where Sampler
Virginia Tourism Blog, April 16, 2019
5 Musical Adventures Awaiting in Virginia
Virginia Tourism Blog, April 6, 2019
Album Review: Like A Shadow By Gold Connections
The Auricular, March 4, 2019
Album Review: Sweet Beast By Illiterate Light
The Auricular, January 30, 2019
Leading the Follow-Up: Angelica Garcia on Making Her Second Album
River City Magazine, January/February, 2019
Getting Started In Shockoe: An Interview With Small Friend Records & Books
The Auricular, November 13, 2018
This Is Family: Backstage with Richmond’s PumpHouse Blues Band
River City Magazine, November/December, 2018
Changing The Focus: An Interview With Antiphone Composer Trey Pollard
The Auricular, October 24, 2018
Common Knowledge, Common Ground: An Interview With Mekong Xpress
The Auricular, September 26, 2018
A Conversation with Uilleann Piper Jarlath Henderson
River City Magazine, September/October, 2018
Central Virginia Connection: An Interview with Will Marsh of Charlottesville’s Gold Connections
River City Magazine, July/August, 2018
Back Home & Paying Homage: Catching Up with Kari Smith
Hanover Lifestyle, July/August, 2018
A Different Frequency: Steve Bassett on His New Album, Tres Leches
River City Magazine, May/June, 2018
A New Vision In Cosmic Jazz: Kenneka Cook And Moonchild
RVA Magazine, April 23, 2018
Loving the Search: Backstage with Brock Scott of Little Tybee
River City Magazine, March/April, 2018
Connecting & Reflecting: An Interview with John Moreland
River City Magazine, January/February, 2018
A Good Way Home: An Interview with Sid Kingsley
River City Magazine, November/December, 2017
Juggling Darkness and Light: Looking Inward with Eric Slick
River City Magazine, September/October, 2017
Building Bridges: International Music Experiences in Virginia
Virginia Tourism Blog, August 10, 2017
Tuneful Inclusion: An Interview with Brian Leoper of Community Center
River City Magazine, July/August, 2017
Brewing Musically: Where Great Beers and Great Music Meet
Virginia Tourism Blog, July 13, 2017
Virginia’s Bluegrass History, One Stop at a Time
Virginia Tourism Blog, July 7, 2017
Virginia in Song: 5 Odes to the Old Dominion
Virginia Tourism Blog, June 5, 2017
Live Music and Breweries in Northern Virginia: A Pairing Guide
Virginia Tourism Blog, May 17, 2017
9 Family-Friendly Music Spots
Virginia Tourism Blog, May 6, 2017
Golden Devotion: An Interview with George M. Lowe of Afro-Zen Allstars
River City Magazine, May/June, 2017
Markiss Blowfish: The Voice of the Market
River City Magazine, March/April, 2017
The Most Positive Energy: An Interview with Reggie Pace of No BS! Brass Band
River City Magazine, January/February, 2017
Richmond’s Perpetual Motion Machine: Looking Back with Carbon Leaf
River City Magazine, November/December, 2016
A Lasting Impact: Perpetual Groove and the Green Music Scene
River City Magazine, September/October, 2016
Paying Tribute: Kelli Strawbridge and Richmond’s Salute to James Brown
River City Magazine, July/August, 2016
Music Towns: Floyd, Virginia
Boomer Magazine, May 31, 2016
A Toast to Outdoor Music: Friday Cheers and Richmond’s Open-air Venues
River City Magazine, May/June, 2016
Bluegrass and Beyond: The Hot Seats and Virginia’s Old-Time Tradition
River City Magazine, March/April, 2016
Backstage with Clair Morgan
River City Magazine, January/February, 2016
Two Richmond Favorites: Susan Greenbaum & Lindy Fralin
River City Magazine, November/December, 2015
Backstage with Brian Cruse
River City Magazine, September/October, 2015
Backstage with the “Sweet Virginia Breeze”
River City Magazine, July/August, 2015
Backstage with The Trillions
River City Magazine, May/June, 2015
Backstage with Richmond’s Brewery Boom
River City Magazine, March/April, 2015
Backstage with Richmond’s Music Venues
River City Magazine, January/February, 2015
Backstage with Sleepwalkers
River City Magazine, November/December, 2014
Backstage with Todd Herrington
River City Magazine, July/August, 2014
Backstage with J. Roddy Walston & the Business
River City Magazine, May/June, 2014
Backstage: Brent Havens
River City Magazine, March/April, 2014
Backstage: Interview with Positive No
River City Magazine, January/February, 2014
Backstage with Nelly Kate
River City Magazine, November/December, 2013
River City Magazine, September/October, 2013