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Former member of Titus Andronicus (and one-time C-VILLE Weekly arts editor), Andrew Cedermark reaches confidently into new musical territory on Home Life. Publicity photo.

Garden state of mind: Andrew Cedermark’s ode to transience

For the past five years, Andrew Cedermark has consistently made some of the best and most vital rock music around: unpretentious and exuberant, quiet yet confident, messy and triumphant. But his career path has been a strange one, with several unexpected twists and turns, a story that is still being told as he cautiously finds […]

The genre-jumping songwriter and accomplished guitarist, Anders Osborne, brings his melting pot of rock to the Jefferson. Publicity photo

Down on the Bayou: Anders Osborne’s evolving New Orleans Sound

Through a two-and-a-half-decade career, Anders Osborne has consistently proven to be one of New Orleans’ most versatile musicians. Since releasing his debut album in 1989, Osborne has become a Crescent City mainstay, able to vary his sound from edgy Bayou blues (2001’s Ash Wednesday Blues) to introspective soulful folk-rock (2007’s Coming Down). He’s collaborated with […]

Folk scene fun gals, The Sweater Set, play a buttoned-up set at the Blue Moon Diner. Photo by Shervin.

ARTS Pick: The Sweater Set

Contemporary folk duo Maureen Andary and Sara Curtin, a.k.a. The Sweater Set, first met as teens in a Washington, D.C. church choir. In the years since, the pair has taken their vocal training and friendship on the road, developing multi-instrument arrangements that include the ukulele, banjo, glockenspiel, and even the kazoo, layered with “elaborate lyrical […]