Segments in this Video

"John Henry" (01:54)


Host David Holt visits Asheville, North Carolina’s Echo Mountain Recording Studio where he performs a traditional folk song with Amythyst Kiah.

"Darling Corey" (07:02)

Kiah discusses learning to play guitar and writing her first song as a teenager, her attraction to traditional music and studies at East Tennessee State University, and her philosophy regarding new arrangements of traditional material.

"Louise" (05:09)

Holt heads to Burlington, North Carolina where he meets the band Mipso at the Alamance County Historical Museum. He praises the quartet’s vocal harmonies and well-crafted songwriting.

"When I'm Gone" (06:17)

Mipso singer Joseph Terrell explains that the band’s name “only means us.” Band mate Libby Rodenbough retraces Mipso’s roots to the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. The quartet also discusses vocal harmonizing, its creative process, and its “dark holler pop” aesthetic.

"Down on the Water" (03:35)

Rodenbough discusses the first song she wrote for the band. She sings lead as Mipso rounds out the episode with a performance.

Credits: Amythyst Kiah and Mipso (00:30)

Credits: Amythyst Kiah and Mipso

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Amythyst Kiah and Mipso

Part of the Series : David Holt's State of Music, Season 2
3-Year Streaming Price: $129.95



Host David Holt visits with breakout artist Amythyst Kiah, who puts a fresh spin on old tunes, and interviews the young band Mipso, known for its close harmonies and original material.

Length: 25 minutes

Item#: BVL169112

Copyright date: ©2017

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