Music on Top of the World

Sunday, July 14, 2013 at 11:41 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music BalconyTV offers "music with a view" from dozens of locations worldwide.  I'm on the top of the world looking down on creation, and the only explanation I can find // is the music unbound by the usual common ground // BalconyTV puts me at the top of the world. Music has a beautiful ability to lift us above our problems and our earthly turmoil. Seven years ago, Dubliner Stephen O'Regan took that idea and conceptualized... READ MORE

What We're Digging Right Now - Matuto

Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 2:16 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music Image by Vincent Soyez Whereas modern folk artists like Mumford & Sons draw inspiration from the Deep South - blazin' banjos and porch-rattling foot stomps - one band is migrating its influences to the Deep, Deep South-- South America, that is. The six-member Brooklyn collective Matuto (Northeastern Brazilian slang for "bumpkin") live like it's Carnival every day. Zig-zagging accordions dance around nimble jazz riffs that whisper with the ghosts of Cajun and African rhythms. The... READ MORE

Tour Announcement - Horse Feathers

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 2:26 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Concerts If you're longing for the days when Mumford & Sons would play tiny clubs, and the sweat of the atmosphere felt like a dusty, down-home rodeo, why not give Horse Feathers a try? Their bucolic brand of Americana is gracing intimate stages across the States, Canada and Europe this fall. You can stream their placid Cynic's New Year (Kill Rock Stars) at this link: http://killrockstars.bandcamp.com/album/cynics-new-year 10/19 Vancouver BC Biltmore Cabaret 10/20 Seattle WA City Arts Fest 11/01... READ MORE