Peaks & Curves: Music from Asheville NC
Get it while it's hot! Asheville's newest all-local CD, 'Peaks And Curves: Music from Asheville NC'! The best-of-local disc boasts both selected album tracks and previously unreleased gems from some of the best-known and talented musicians in the area. 'Peaks and Curves: Music from Asheville, NC' was compiled by producers Aaron Price and Bill Reynolds and includes tracks by: Tyler Ramsey, voted 'best local musician' several years running in the Mountain Xpress Readers' Poll; up-and-coming pop stars Stephanie's I'd; the sultry swing ladies of Menage; end-times revelating rock n' roll of Hollywood Red, aka Woody Wood national recording artists DrugMoney, Abe Reid (Blue Rags co-founder currently blazing trails on the post-blues psychedelia scene) and his band The Spikedrivers; world-music Funksters Free Planet Radio, whose members include Grammy-winning bassist Eliot Wadopian, local producer/multi-instrumentalist Chris Rosser, and international man of rhythm River Guerguerian (who currently tours with the world-renowned Turkish musician Omar Faruk Tekbilek); the legendary Malcolm Holcombe, whose ultra-sleek songwriting and transcendant live show place him at the top of the regional solo-act heap, and recipient of a 4-star review in Rolling Stone: soul-and-roots evangelists The Choosy Beggars; long-time organic hip-hop perpetrators Granola Funk Express; producer and multi-instrumentalist Aaron Price; Asheville Americana flagship Black Eyed Dog, whose frontman Brian Landrum is a noted local producer; singer/songwriter Allison King, better known as the newest multi-instrumentalist to join Menage; post-beatnik rockers George Terry & The Zealots; the bubblegum/battering-ram power-pop of Paperboy; the horn-honking hokum and novelty-zen-stalwarts Mad Tea Party. Complete track info, including band websites, is available in the liner notes to the CD. Check it out!