Turning Sound Into Soilds

Rockaway, October 29th, 2019 Modern living can be abstract.   I’m making soup. Turnips, onions, garlic, celery, cauliflower, carrots and sweet potatoes. I played at Saugerties Farmers’ Market on Saturday morning and my tip jar included two big bags of vegetables. In an age of digital pennies and virtual likes, I enjoy the directness of…

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Northeast August Tour with Anna Tivel

East Durham NY- August 14th, 2018   Anna Tivel’s album ‘Small Believer’ was my favourite album of 2017. We first crossed paths back in 2015 whilst I was touring ‘All We Have Become’. My friend Paul Basile had booked the Pacific Northeast leg of that tour for me. The tour included a one week residency…

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Dream Your Way Out Of Winter

Monday February 26th, 2018   Waiting for the kettle to whistle and drown out the radio. The radio is talking about the historical appeal of conspiracy theories and the nation’s refusal to address the gun problem. Long division in the United states.  It’s no way to start the day.  And “Off”..       It…

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Advent in Brooklyn

Advent in Brooklyn Already two bottles of liquor on the counter at Meat Market. Customer appreciation, the Brooklyn-Italian way. It produces a feeling akin to the season’s first airing of ‘Fairytale of New York’. By Christmas week there’ll be nine or ten half empty bottles on the shelf. Hard liquor and sharp knives. What a…

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Rockwood Tonight/ Chicago Saturday

Photo by Anthony Mulcahy/Mullography   Thur, Oct 20th, 2016 Surprise Rockwood Music Hall Gig, Tonight 7pm I have a last minute gig at Rockwood Music Hall tonight at 7pm. This one is a surprise for me too. If you are lingering after work, or enjoying this ridiculous October weather please stop by and say hello.…

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