On the recently released Bomb in a Birdcage, A Fine Frenzy mastermind Alison Sudol moves beyond the pretty chick-with-piano pop of her 2007 debut, tricking out her tunes with ’80s-inspired dance-rock beats, twinkly post-Coldplay guitars, and a bit of lonesome West lap steel. Give Sudol a few years (and a couple of plum TV placements) and she might be making that big Regina Spektor money. With Garrison Starr and Josh Joplin’s new alt-folk duo, Among the Oak & Ash.
Wed., Oct. 28, 7 p.m., 2009
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 27, 2009