Alo Ver’s genre defying music transforms traditional folk elements with an innovative mix of experimental, electronic sounds to create a hypnotic soundscape. Based out of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Alo Ver experiments with an old-time clawhammer banjo style and mixes it with a new age sound of dance to envelop her ethereal voice offering lyrics that challenge perspectives and raise the consciousness of listeners. Tackling current issues such as the climate crisis, Alo uses her voice to encourage the protection of our natural world and insights a spiritual stirring within listeners. She is a lover of all and guides her audience to connect with their divine beauty and the beauty of everything.
Alo Ver spreads her musical messages with her five piece band all around the southeast. At twenty two years old, Alo just graduated from the University of North Carolina and is in the works on her sophomore EP.
Alo Ver on WCHL 97.9 Live and Local with Aaron Keck
During Alo's recent appearance on Chapel Hill's radio segment, Live and Local, she performed three songs between conversation about her musical journey. She played clawhammer banjo on an old time cover of the "Cuckoo" and an acoustic version of "Orderly Catastrophe" from her debut album. Alo also debuted a brand new song, performing it live for the first time on 97.9 called "Gyspsy Dream." Videos of the performances can be found on Alo's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9jQFHt8eehUZWxHf-RrgBg?
Alo Ver's recent feature in Chapel Hill's newspaper the Daily Tarheel. The article gives insight on Alo's journey, inspirations, and creative processes as well as bandmates inputs.
Alo is a UNC student musician.
"War in the Woods" Alo Ver's latest release
Alo Ver's newest song "War in the Woods" features an old time, grassroots feel with her clawhammer banjo style and silky vocals that offer a profound and relevant message to the current state of our relationship with the environment. First written for a class at the University of North Carolina, the project grew into a song that displays the growth lyrically and musically Alo has undergone since her last release. The song is a beautiful combination of nature sounds, traditional folk elements, and Alo's new take on her genre-defying music that resonates deeply in the emtions of listeners. Along with the song, Alo created a visual shot around the woods of Carrboro, NC which can be found on her YouTube page.
Alo Ver at Firefly
Alo Ver will be at Firefly Festival this summer with Rakeem Miles performing their song "Lemonade."
Alover Album Release
Alo Ver released her first album Thursday. The self-titled album is a collection of seven songs made by producers GoodNite and Ethan Baechtold. Alo hosted a release party at Local 506 to perform her songs live the night of the release. Stream the album on Spotify and Apple Music
Alo Ver's first single, "Planet Earth," is now out on all streaming platforms. Her velvety voice leads you through a dense jungle coupled with an electronic dance beat that mimics the liveliness of the rainforest. The song captures the irreplaceable beauty of the jungle and its inhabiting animals to encourage the protection and respect of our fragile ecosystems. Alo Ver's first song is as exotic as the rainforest, and make sure you listen to the end to experience her special outro.