Album reviews: Over the Rhine, One Friend, Digital Daggers

Album reviews: Over the Rhine, One Friend, Digital Daggers

Over the Rhine Blood Oranges in the Snow/Great Speckled Dog Records Folk duo Over the Rhine likes to do things differently. Blood Oranges in the Snow—the third holiday-themed release of their career—isn’t your typical feel-good collection of familiar hymns or classic songs; it’s more of a treatise on how to weather difficult times during what […]

The piano pop trio Jukebox the Ghost takes things down a few octaves on a new self-titled record with introspective appeal. Photo: Eric Ryan Anderson.

ARTS Pick: Jukebox the Ghost

D.C.’s punchy pop trio Jukebox the Ghost brings youthful optimism and thoughtful darker themes together on its new self-titled album. Guitarist Tommy Siegel and drummer Jesse Kristin lay down uptempo beats as frontman Ben Thornewill tickles the ivories and doles out contemplative, infectious lyrics on an album that’s filled with road loneliness and heartbreak tied […]