Concert Review: Breathe Owl Breathe At The Earthwork Harvest Gathering

I recently was lucky enough to attend the 8th annual Harvest Gathering put on by Earthwork Music in Lake City, MI. The festival boasted a host of quality Michigan folk artists such as Seth Bernard, Daisy May, and Chris Bathgate. One of the highlights came from East Jordan natives Breathe Owl Breathe.
They played a wide variety of tunes, including some cuts off of their latest release, Ghost Glacier. Incorporating quirky vocals, rich cello, and smooth drum quips, Breathe Owl Breath definitely stepped up to the plate as one of Michigan’s premier folk acts.

Crowd interaction was abundant as cellist/vocalist Andrea Moreno-Beals invited the audience to transform into saber toothed tigers using their hands. Guitar/vocalist Micha Middaugh in turn jumped into the audience and instigated an epic wave.Percussionist Trevor Hobbes displayed a wide variety of instrumentation, leaping from his kit to violin, to organ. Definitely a festival worth exploring for unknown and known acts alike, the Earthwork Harvest Gathering is a special place to indulge in the finest folk music Michigan has to offer.


October 1, 2008 at 2:50 pm 1 comment

John Frusciante To Release Imperium In ’09

According to Invisible Movement, John Frusciante will release a new album called “Imperium” on January 20th, 2009. The album will feature nine new tracks and one cover. Josh Klinghoffer Flea, Vanessa Freebairn-Smith, and Ryan Hewitt have all reportedly been involved with the recording. No tour is currently in the works.

September 29, 2008 at 7:18 pm Leave a comment

Video Of The Day: Dana Falconberry- Baby Blue Sky

Baby Blue Sky is from the upcoming September 30 release of Oh Skies Of Gray, the debut solo release from Dana Falconberry. It is a perfect example of the gorgeous melodies and modern folk sensibility that she brings to the table. Backup harmonies from Gina Dvorak & Erika Maassen , and stand up bass action by Andrew Bergmann create a triple threat sound assault that compliments Falconberry’s vocals superbly.

September 24, 2008 at 5:31 pm 1 comment

Of Montreal Want You To Brush Your Teeth

Of Montreal will be contributing to an upcoming compilation made for a Nickelodeon children’s program called Yo Gabba Gabba Their contribution track is an ode to brushing teeth! For an erm, “clean”, crisp mp3, check out You Ain’t No Picasso

September 24, 2008 at 2:46 pm Leave a comment

Video Of The Day:Bjork-Dull Flame Of Desire

This “star studded” music video has been rocking my world recently. Check it:

September 22, 2008 at 3:43 am Leave a comment

Jack White Takes The World By Storm

When he’s not writing poetry about a famous American city, Jack White has his hands full supporting famous American franchises. White recently teamed up with Alicia Keys to create the new James Bond theme, which was in turn used to score a new Coke ad. Stream the new song HERE

September 21, 2008 at 7:50 pm Leave a comment

Video Of The Day: Radiohead-Tell Me Why (Neil Young Cover)

There is nothing I can say to make that headline any cooler. From their current tour of North America, Radiohead whipped out this gem in L.A. recently. Check it:

Gorilla Vs. Bear has the MP3

August 29, 2008 at 3:48 pm Leave a comment

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