Yearly Archives: 2015

Songs Of The Road

    Through 2015, Acoustic Cafe and SongCraft Presents took songwriters on roadtrips in our 2015 Ford C-MAX ENERGI. Along the way, these artists created a brand new song! You can hear and see the results below… So, come along for the ride! ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Song #5: “Right Here With You” Artist: My Brightest Diamond (Shara Worden) The

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    Villagers – 11/16/15

      Villagers is the band name for Conor O’Brien, and this week Conor brings songs from the latest Villagers album “Darling Arithmetic” to play in our studio. Additionally, Conor talks about an isolated songwriting process, Nick Drake and much more!

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      Blitzen Trapper – 11/9/15

        Blitzen Trapper drops by the studio to talk about the new album “All Across This Land,” and play some of its songs. While the last album was a roots-rock/hip-hop hybrid, the new album returns the band to their center, with straight up folk-rock, and great new story songs from Eric Earley.

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        Matt Nathanson @ The Leon Loft – 11/2/15

          In October, 2015 we started our 3rd year of live shows from The Leon Loft at Leon Speakers with the best one to date… Matt Nathanson and Aaron Tap hit the stage to play songs from Matt’s new one “Show Me Your Fangs,” and one amazing cover. Matt in our studio is always fun, but

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          Shara Worden (My Brightest Diamond) – 11/2/15

            Here’s a look at the new opera from My Brightest Diamond’s Shara Worden (with libretto by Andrew Ondrejcak). Shara composed all the music for “You Us We All,” and plays one of the 5 characters (Hope) in the ensemble that will debut the opera in November 2015 in the U.S. We spoke with Shara on

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            Warren Haynes @ Americanafest 2015 – 10/12/15

              The second of our special Americanafest live sessions airs this week, with Warren Haynes (and Ross Holmes, fiddle) in front of a live audience at Southern Ground Studios in Nashville. The AMA crowd enthusiastically greeted Warren’s new songs from his solo album “Ashes & Dust,” as well as his thoughts on the end of The

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              Songs Of The Road

                Through 2015, Acoustic Cafe and SongCraft Presents will be taking songwriters on roadtrips in our 2015 Ford C-MAX ENERGI. Along the way, these artists will create a brand new song! You can hear and see the results below… So, come along for the ride! ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Song #4: “Over The Water” Artist: Andy Suzuki & The

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                Ben Folds + yMusic – 9/7/15

                  Ben Folds and yMusic join us this week for songs from Ben’s new album called “So There.” Created with the chamber music group yMusic, Ben and the ensemble created 8 new chamber pop songs, and the album also serves as the recorded debut of Ben’s “Concerto for Piano And Orchestra,” which he did with The

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