The Whole Sky Turned Red With the Rainbow. And while the New York City native has the ability to slow down time itself on such spare and gently evocative ballads as “Houseguest” and the acoustic guitar–driven “Cosmic America,” Arnell is no typical laid-back folkie. She kicks up a fuzzy ruckus on “Carolene,” and her ethereal vocals disappear into a cloud bank of psychedelic guitars and other exotic sounds on the mysteriously engrossing “Dr. Captain.” Later this week, she releases a new single, “Do It Again,” from her upcoming second album, Anyways Any. She’s joined on this evening’s bill by Henry Wolfe and Lael Neale.
“Like a train in the rain, I was slow. … Me and the guitar’s too much weight,” Lucy Arnell discloses on “Man of Sound,” a song about life in the recording studio from the local singer’s 2015 debut album,