Ticket Alternative’s Weekend Picks!

Ticket Alternative’s Weekend Picks!

It’s that time again! Remember during the Flintstones when the little bird would holler at the end of the work day and Fred would run out of there with the speed of a pterodactyl? Well we are getting closer and closer to the weekend, so start thinking of what kind of trouble you can get […]

CD Review: Sharon Van Etten — Tramp; Playing Black Cat on February 11 and The EARL, April 25

CD Review: Sharon Van Etten — Tramp; Playing Black Cat on February 11 and The EARL, April 25

Sharon Van Etten
Tramp
Jagjaguar

By Micah McLain

First off, a disclaimer of sorts: I am a huge fan of Sharon Van Etten and have been ever since I first heard of her via All Songs Considered a couple of years ago. I was absolutely floored by “Love More” and have been equally impressed with the majority of her music since. With Tramp, Van Etten continues to grow and expand her sound, although this album also finds her occasionally settling back into some of the same sparse acoustic arrangements that she first explored on her debut Because I Was In Love. Van Etten has an amazingly evocative voice and an uncanny ability to pull a listener into a song, almost forcing you to feel her pain, sorrow and (much less often) joy through your speakers or headphones. Read more about CD Review: Sharon Van Etten — Tramp; Playing Black Cat on February 11 and The EARL, April 25

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