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Johnnyswim

The Best Albums of 2014: Here's What They Have in Common

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 02.02.2015 | Entertainment
Kristi York Wooten

For the past few years, my year-end music column has focused almost exclusively on lists of singles, from which I've tried my darndest to mine rubies in a slew of digital slush. Looking back on 2014, I was surprised to realize how many albums I fell in love with.

Meet Music's Hottest New Husband and Wife Duo, Johnnyswim

JustLuxe | Posted 07.05.2014 | Entertainment
JustLuxe

A mixture of folk, pop and soul, Johnnyswim can't be neatly packaged into one genre of music. But their sound has been compared to bands such as The Civil Wars (their earlier, happy days, of course), and it may even be suggested that their vocals closely resemble what Lauryn Hill and John Mayer might sound like if they recorded together.

Watch What Happens When 'Home' Comes On the Radio

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 07.02.2014 | Entertainment
Kristi York Wooten

Music critics are often wary of happiness. How could a song be both well-written and emotionally complete without angst involved? Artists must suffer for their art, right?

Watch Out, Lorde and Ed Sheeran: Johnnyswim Are the Real Stars of VH1's 'You Oughta Know'

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Kristi York Wooten

So, who are Johnnyswim? Great songwriters, for one. Their EP's title track and "Home" are sweetly intense his-and-hers stories set to grooves which are not easily pigeonholed.

Lorde Lands Big Gig

AP | Posted 10.04.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — The Lumineers, Lorde and Ed Sheeran will perform at a concert Nov. 11 to celebrate VH1's "You Oughta Know" campaign. "Y...

Spoleto Serves Up a Sweet (and Spicy) Summer Serenade

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 08.06.2013 | Arts
Kristi York Wooten

Everything about Charleston's Spoleto Festival spells summer to a born-and-bred South Carolinian like me: Seersucker. Symphonies. Sopranos. Sweat!