It is an altogether refreshing thing to meet someone on their first trip to a new country. Through their eyes, you get to strip disillusionment from your own and experience […]
There are actors whose borrowed affectations, accents and emotional accoutrement are a necessary part of their craft. Their work does not exist without adornment. Some musicians, in parallel, require all […]
Whether by virtue of its landscapes, its education system, its isolation or its magical nighttime vistas, Iceland is incapable of producing anything close to a jerk, a malfeasant or an […]
It was through Canal Song that I first discovered Iain Archer.
A year and a half ago, fresh off of a relocation to New York City and an adventure in Reykjavik, Basia Bulat and I met up in a coffee shop […]
Arriving in Rome we felt bizarre, thrown out of sync with the rest of the city.
Leaving for Bushmills largely means heading to the far north of Ireland
It only takes 3 hours from New York City to New Albany as the Boeing flies, but the two cities couldn’t be further apart. Straight from the airport, I’m brought […]
“Drive towards this park… pass all the huge fields of moss and the pony farms. You’ll see a series of mountains in the distance and the coast to your side. […]
On the Pulaski Bridge, the gateway from the northernmost tip of Brooklyn to Long Island City and overlooking midtown Manhattan, we look out on a hazy skyline over dim silhouettes […]
We had filmed her, with her guitar and high heels, in Montmartre, Le Marais and in front of Notre-Dame cathedral. We had filmed her sing a ballad and play the […]
I came to Ed Askew via the mix tape of an ex: the A – Z of her psychology in cd form with Ed beating out Eddie Money, Eric Burdon […]
I had a very hard time imagining who Devon Welsh might be. Who was hiding behind the last few songs I’d just heard from Majical Couldz? We spent an afternoon […]
“I see other kid bands singing ‘Oh I’m in love,’ and I’m like ‘you’re not in love, you’re 12.’” -Kelli Mayo I called Skating Polly on a sunny afternoon from […]
The show was for sure not as violent as what probably happens the rest of the time in this cage. But it was as energetic : Ben Duffy was jumping, shouting, dancing, arousing the audience, as if his fight was to get everybody around him dancing. He sure succeeded.
The Scottish definition of the word “acoustic” differs noticeably from our own. Even though we’d explained the concept of a Soirée de Poche quite well, they arrived with electric guitars […]
35 feet long and 17 feet high, a chamber that reacts to its occupant reflecting and amplifying their output ad infinitum… a secret location perfect for the stringent power of […]
A summer and a long winter have passed since we filmed this Take Away Show. It seems like an eternity. We had sweet time to spare, Merce and the Muse […]
Kodaline is a band that makes you feel old. A group that knows how to draw tears and exalting squeals from girls who only stepped out of adolescence days ago; […]
Fog suspended over the surrounding tombs. Fog inside of them. A cemetery as prestigious as it is secluded, and the perfect backdrop for the somber incantations of Ghostpoet.