We were grasping for words and cornering sounds, As the harvest moon emptied and filled herself again. Now the winter constellations offer advice, “Less hi-hat.” “More hi-hat.” “Upside-down, reversed, purple hi-hat.” It’s possible these stars are just lonely or bored and only still talking to keep us around. A second possibility: we have yet to
Our friend, Braden Lee, beautifully constructed this gorgeous companion piece for our ode to the first skyscraper west of the Mississippi, and the man behind the spire.
Thanks to MN Original for featuring us on the season premiere of Twin Cities Public Television’s award-winning arts series last Sunday night. We’re big fans. We performed live in Studio A before a 30 ft. likeness of Big Bird. The cages were for our own protection. #sharkweek
We’re pleased to announce our November residency, Wednesdays, at the Amsterdam Bar and Hall in Saint Paul. We’ll be sharing the evenings with a number of fine musicians and viewers like you. 11/6 Strange Relations, The Brighton // 8pm / Free Admission / 21+ 11/13 Grant Hart (Sound Unseen Film/Music/Art Fest) // 8:30pm / $10
Many thanks to Dan Stewart, who shot and edited us playing among the printed catacombs of the historic James J. Hill Library (founded by deceased Minnesotan and railroad tycoon, James J. Hill) and The Library Recording Studio (founded by living Minnesotan and production tycoon, Matt Patrick). Here’s to the written word – its death, burial
Cheers to Will Keeler, who directed and filmed us through the forests and plains of Minnesota last March, with the help of some friends and their drone cameras. We enjoyed the chase. Well, truth be told, one of us had the stomach flu. And mostly enjoyed the part where he stopped being chased. Check out
We’re currently planning fall shows, some regional touring, and the release of several music videos. I’ve been writing a lot of new songs over the last month or so and thinking through the next album. Here’s something that got me thinking through the last album – a poem I wrote for class. The assignment: describe
We filmed in Studio A at Twin Cities Public Television last month for the fabulous MN Original. Episode to air sometime this spring/summer. But before that, we shot an acoustic version of Hideaway to debut their new Skyway Sessions series: one take, one camera, one mic… one lunch rush.
Thanks to Secrets of the City for the kind words in anticipation of our exhibition opening today. INTERPRETATION, PLEASE is now open Mon-Sat, 9am-5pm at the Grain Belt Bottling House in Minneapolis, featuring the interpretive work of these amazing artists. Gary Wolfe | The Chemic Drop Andy Sturdevant & Andy DuCett | Prometheus, Glow! Jennifer