Darlingside, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2018 Darlingside's dark songs are full of light, illuminated by voices that come from on high.

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Darlingside, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2018

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For all of the bigger names at this year's Newport Folk Festival, it was this under-the-radar quartet from the Boston area that I was most eager to see. Darlingside kicked off the weekend with extraordinary harmonies and a dystopic vision embraced on Extralife, including mushroom clouds, acetylene burns and a future forever trapped in a video game. These dark songs are full of light, illuminated by voices that come from on high.

SET LIST

  • "The God of Loss"
  • "Go Back"
  • "White Horses"
  • "Extralife"
  • "Harrison Ford"
  • "Singularity"
  • "Eschaton"
  • "Red Sun (Neil Young)"
  • "Blow The House Down"

CREDITS

Technical Director:Josh Rogosin ; Production Assistant: Téa Mottolese; Recorded & Mixed by Steve Remote; Mix Engineer: Steve Kolakowsky; Audio Engineer: Matthew Morgan; Media Wrangler: Ken McGee; Location Recording facilities Provided by Aura-Sonic, Ltd.; Producer: Suraya Mohamed; Photography: Adam Kissick.


Special thanks to TuneIn's Newport Folk Radio. Listen to Newport Folk Radio year-round via TuneIn.com or the TuneIn app.

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