Posts Tagged ‘Bellflur’

One Track Mind: Bellflur, Twelve Vagrant Monologues from the Last Living Star

Standout Track: No. 1, “Country,” on which Bellflur uses the life and death of a star as a metaphor for an existential crisis. Employing lyrical signposts to evoke abstract sensory experiences, Bellflur layers delicate acoustic guitar over marching-pace percussion and thick ambient synths.
Musical Motivation: The Universe documentary. “You were created from the furnace of the [...]

Don’t Be Bored: Old Is New

Not everyone gets to play with their heroes. The guitarist Glenn Jones fulfilled that dream back in 1997, when his post-rock band Cul de Sac made a collaborative record with the father of American Primitive music, John Fahey. The D.C.-born Fahey died in 2001, and 10 years later Jones is paying him back for inventing [...]

Weekend Music Round-Up


The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Lil Ronnie & the Grand Dukes. Birchmere. $25.
Orquesta Ashe, Ocho de Bastos. Black Cat. $12/$15. All ages.
Van Morrison. DAR Constitution Hall. $95-$350.
Keith Secola & His Wild Band of Indians. Kennedy Center Millennium Stage. Free.
O.A.R., Matt Nathanson. Merriweather Post Pavilion. $30–$38.
The Start, Normandie, The Perfects, Skydivers. The Red & The Black. $10. [...]