Angus & Julia Stone

Sydney musicians Angus and Julia Stone are siblings, but don’t call them the next Donny and Marie. There’s nothing glossy, creepy, or prefabricated about the Stones’ lush, textured pop songs, written in the folky style of Fleetwood Mac or Cat Stevens. Both sing and play guitar, Angus also plays harp, Julia also plays piano and trumpet. It’s a combination that’s topping the charts in their native Australia and has made supportive fans of Martha Wainwright, Fran Healy, and Natalie Portman. The duo’s newest release, Big Jet Plane EP, contains one track of Julia softly singing a lo-fi, acoustic cover of “You’re the One That I Want,” from Grease. Somehow she transforms it into something heart-aching and chillingly beautiful. With White Buffalo. ERIN K. THOMPSON

Mon., Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m., 2010

 
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