The six-piece band’s music, though recently taking on a slightly
darker tone, is raucous and rousing. Their concerts aren’t meant for the
people that stand and stare, but for the sneaker-wearing, arm flailing,
synth-loving people of the world.
Forget “love at first sight.” A cappella group Pentatonix had harmony at first sight. Recently,
they found viral-video success with “Evolution of Music,” a medley of
music from Gregorian Chants to contemporary Pop. Now, let them wow you.
Long before his first album, Bobby Long acquired a
following due to his friendship with a certain sparkling vampire and
writing a song for one very popular soundtrack. Soon after, he released A Winter Tale.
Urgent and bracing, sullen and surrendering … the music of
Frightened Rabbit often seems a mess of emotions tied up in a
twitching, fragile guise of genius. Like a thin, bruised girl with a
Kurt Cobain kind of problem, Frightened Rabbit would fall apart if you
took any one thing (music, lyrics or sentiment) away from it.