May 25, 2016

From our first meeting at Flatfoot Flatbush's inaugural celebration in December of 2014, I knew there was something very special about Daniela Muhling and Megan Downes, Executive and Artistic Directors (respectively) of New York's City Stompers. As the city's only orga...

May 16, 2016


In some ways, contemporary bluegrass and the music of Thelonious Monk couldn't be farther apart.  While bluegrass often dons the facade of finesse and polish (exemplified by seemingly endless outpouring of melismatic figures), Thelonious Monk is somewhat 'quirkier' wi...

May 12, 2016


Less than a year ago, we noticed quite a buzz coming from Astoria, Queens when our dear friend Jenny Gnirke began working hard to document musicians from across the NYC music scene.  In a quaint little room, musicians gather to bare their souls before the camera,  lea...

May 6, 2016



After reviewing Mt. Thelonious's new video for "In The Pines", I walked away with only one word in mind: experience.


With no shortage of originalities, self proclaimed "chamber folk" band Mt. Thelonious merges many worlds to craft their artistic pallet.  Their songs...

April 29, 2016

It is always exciting to experience an acquaintance's artistic output for the first time- my listen to The Tumble's 

Almanac was no exception.  Perhaps the thing that I enjoy most about Almanac is the honesty with which it was documented....

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