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Lauren Dalban

Much of Tinsley’s work is inspired by his own life — he enjoys the coded vulnerability his wordplay affords him.

The Kids Are Alright: mr. after

On the week-end after his first performance as a solo artist, fourth-year College student Noah Tinsley, better known by his stage name mr. after, sat down with The Cavalier Daily to discuss his long-standing talent for writing rap songs. 

The community surrounding live music in Charlottesville has enabled “souwa cweam” to truly thrive as a band.

The Kids Are Alright: souwa cweam

souwa cweam sat down with The Cavalier Daily to discuss their style of playing, their experience making original songs and their exciting upcoming gig at the Jefferson Theater.

In anticipation of the release of two of her singles, Hanna looks to her future as a musician. 

The Kids Are Alright: Farrah Hanna

On the cusp of releasing two new singles, fourth year College student Farrah Hanna sat down with The Cavalier Daily to discuss her experience recording music as an independent artist, her musical influences and her songwriting process.

Despite the oppressive heat and the masses of people packed together and inching closer and closer to the band, this was a standout performance. 

Indecisive performs newly released album live

In the basement of the Academical Village People house — “The Bog” — University band Indecisive performed the songs of their new album “Over King’s Creek,” which was released on Spotify the next morning, September 3rd.

The members of Backseat Driver look forward to a future of lively gigs and increasingly large audiences — even after they stop playing “Free Bird.”

The Kids Are Alright: Backseat Driver

As they relax on the Lawn on a particularly sunny day in Charlottesville, three members of the University band Backseat Driver do a deep-dive into their musical influences, their songwriting process and their past gigs. 

Thus far, the band has played a number of gigs with University Records and Indieheads, a music-focused club on Grounds.

The Kids Are Alright: Indecisive

On an early April Wednesday in the basement of Echols House, the members of the University band Indecisive talk about the upcoming recording of their first album, their experiences as a band and their hopes for the future.

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