Yearly Archives: 2015

Guster – 12/14/15

    For our final new show of 2015, we return to The Leon Loft for a live session with Guster. celebrating 20 years since their debut, Guster blew away the crowd with a mix of songs both old and new. Enjoy!

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    Colin Hay – 12/7/15

      We are joined in the studio by Colin Hay, playing songs from his 2015 album “Next Year People,” talking about a new documentary about his post-Men At Work career (“Waiting For My Real Life”) and much more!

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      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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        Langhorne Slim & The Law – 11/30/15

          Photo by Ben Weatherston Langhorne Slim & The Law’s Sean Scolnick joins us for a live session at The Leon Loft this week. Sean talks a bit about the new album called “The Spirit Moves,” but mostly about the whole new world of sobriety, Nashville and more… Slim also played a brand new song with

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          HoneyHoney – 11/23/15

            The duo HoneyHoney joins us this week for songs from their new album “3”. We got together with Ben and Suzanne at Americanafest 2015, in a private session at Gary Paczosa’s home studio!

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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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