August 4, 2019

As a part of the sixth annual Porch Stomp season, we're working with Beehive Productions, NYC Ferry and Blue Point Brewery to bring you a series of videos featuring artists spanning the gamut of NYC folk scene (and then some). Check out our blog every month for new vid...

September 9, 2017

We're back and excited to be releasing a video of one of our absolute favorite artists. DOUGMORE has been an active member of the Porch Stomp community for nearly as long as we've been around.  He and I first met at the Mona's Bluegrass Jam on Avenue B shortly before t...

July 31, 2017

Today on Porch Stomp Presents, we highlight one the best up and coming singer/guitar players on the New York City bluegrass scene (not only that... we're proud to say has been a part of the Porch Stomp community since the beginning!).

Christian Apuzzo is an an...

September 6, 2016

I was provided with the unique opportunity to listen to the pre-release of Cole Quest and The City Pickers' debut self-titled record just days before its release scheduled for July 29th, 2016 at American Beauty. Written July 28th, 2016, Edited September 5th, 2016.

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July 27, 2016

As a listener of traditional music, I've always been moved by subtlety, finding much to be garnered from musicians who are truly steeped and saturated with the idioms of their musical language, and where mastery is shown by depth instead of flash and flair.  It's this...

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 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...

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