Listen to a performance by Peter Mulvey at the Old Settlers Inn. Peter Mulvey is best known for his dark songwriting and his intense percussive guitar style. Since the early 1990s, he has developed a strong national following in the indie folk/rock scene, he's been featured on public radio nationwide.
It's better to show than to tell so here are a couple of examples of Peter's music.
Here is Peter showing off his guitar chops:
And hear is "On the Way Up":