Daughn Gibson Sometimes Even Scares Himself With His Dark Spooky Country Electronica
August 14, 2013 - It seems that even at such a young age Daughn Gibson has lived many lives. The musician from the small Pennsylvania city of Carlisle has done a lot: he is the drummer for the rock band Pearls and Brass, he has worked behind the counter in an adult book store, tended bar and worked as a long haul trucker.
Rhye: Sexy Music From A Duo Who Prefer To Make It Anonymously
July 31, 2013 - The first place people heard the music of Rhye was in a series of sensual videos posted to the web with little or no accompanying information. The point for the duo of Mike Milosh and Robin Hannibal, who made the album Woman was for people to focus on the music, not the personality of the singer.
At A Loss For Words: Steve Martin Asks Edie Brickell To Write Lyrics For Their Collaboration
August 27, 2013 - Steve Martin is a true renaissance man. Add to his accomplishments as an actor, writer of everything from movie scripts to novels, art collector and very funny man; award-winning banjo player. His easy lilting melodies on the banjo have met Edie Brickell’s (of New Bohemian’s fame) lyrics on the new album Love Has Come For You.
Tuareg Desert Guitarist Bombino Makes Nomad With Black Key’s Dan Auerbach
August 30, 2013 - Nomad is an appropriate title for guitarist Bombino’s new album. Certainly the Tuareg people are a nomadic people but the guitarist has been forced to move because of politics twice during his life.
Sense of Place: Rio – Bossa Nova singer Vinicius Cantuária from The Archive
July 19, 2013 - In 2004, Brazilian singer Vinicius Cantuária visited us at The Cafe, he was in the midst of a string of gorgeous well-praised albums that began with Sol Na Cara in 1996. We revisit this session, recorded around the release of Horse and Fish, as part of our
Sense Of Place: Rio - "Rio Is A Small Music Community..There Is a Kind Of Interaction That Makes The Music Unique Here." ~ Kassin
July 19, 2013 - Kassin was the perfect person to talk with us about the contemporary music scene in Rio during our Sense of Place visit. Not only is he an artist - his latest album Sonhando Devager translates to “Dream Slowly” – but he is an in-demand producer working out of his own studio with people like Marisa Monte and Arto Lindsay.
Forro In The Dark - Building On The Sound of Brazil’s Northeast
July 17 - Forro in the Dark gets its name from the Forro, a type of dance and music that's been popular in northeastern Brazil for more than 100 years. The style's traditional incarnation involves a three-piece band with a triangle, an accordion and a bass-like drum called a zabumba.