Oliver John-Rodgers On World Cafe : World Cafe The Virginian's musical style, which he calls "acid cowboy," is influenced by indie and psychedelic rock. Hear a live performance.
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Oliver John-Rodgers On World Cafe

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Oliver John-Rodgers On World Cafe

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Oliver John-Rodgers performs at the 2016 XPoNential Music Festival. Noah Silvestry/WXPN hide caption

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Oliver John-Rodgers performs at the 2016 XPoNential Music Festival.

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  • "Görlitzer Girl"
  • "Sad Pony"
  • "Under The Hood"
  • "Numb"

Originally from Virginia, Oliver John-Rodgers now lives in Nashville. That's where he's been developing his music from singer-songwriter fare into a style he calls "acid cowboy," which draws on elements of indie and psychedelic rock. His third album, Nashville Demos, sounds less like a demo tape and more like a fully-fledged studio album in its thick, layered production.

John-Rodgers brought his band for a performance at public radio's annual Non-COMMvention this past May in Philadelphia. Hear the performance above, and check out a live performance video from WXPN's XPoNential Music Festival below.

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