11th May 2013

Why Create Art? Or, Wrestling the Muse

"Maybe it was the mysterious disappearance of my mother that even now leads me to scan the sky." ~Agostino Arrivabene, painter; Milano, Italy

27th Apr 2013

An Interview with Pianist Simone Dinnerstein

"It’s those moments of transition...wherein the true magic lies, for there lies the anticipation, the feeling that one is on the verge of falling into the great unknown ~ a sensation that is at once thrilling and terrifying. These are the moments most ripe for discovery and invention."

18th Feb 2013

Seattle band, PICKWICK, profiled in Combustus, featured on NPR!

The soul-infused, Seattle-based band, PICKWICK, featured this morning on NPR's World Cafe: This week's World Cafe Next Artist.

09th Feb 2013
Fride Hanberger

New music out of Europe: Sweden’s Fride Hanberger, plus the Berkshire sounds of The Patient Wild

"We belong to the generation born too late for tall ships and too early for Starships, so we write songs that capture an idealized expression of that spirit of adventure." ~Ben Moxon: lead guitar and mandolin for the Berkshire band, The Patient Wild

11th Jan 2013

Among Musicians: distinctly different artists share one lovely thing in common

"I have been making music my whole life. I grew up going to see my father play Blues in some of the same clubs that I play in today. When I was seven years old, I stopped wanting to be an astronaut and started wanting to be a musician. I’ve been completely obsessed with music ever since." ~Duncan Arsenault, indie folk musician, The Marshall Pass

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