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sweden

I’m in Sweden! I’ll be here until mid-January, working on my fourth finger trills and rethinking my relationship to beat two. I’m deeply grateful to the Canada Council for the Arts for supporting this personal study mission.

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group manoeuvre

My musical life has lately been centered around the release of Group Manoeuvre, the first full-length album from my beloved band Aerialists. We’ve let it loose now, on the internet, in car CD players, wherever it may roam. We just finished our album release tour of Eastern Canada, it was great. I had a bowl […]

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toronto

Oh goodness, it’s been a moment. I moved to Toronto in February and have been thoroughly enjoying myself here. Musically I’ve got a few new Toronto-rooted projects on the go, including a Nordic instrumental duo with electric guitarist Sam Gleason, an improv-driven quartet called I Think She Think She’s Hunting, and an extended chamber-vibe-pop group […]

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emily and aerialists tour vids

We had such a nice tour! Ack! Here are a couple videos from a secret Sofar Sounds house show we did in Vancouver.

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emily millard + aerialists fall tour

Sooooo Aerialists are teaming up with Emily Millard again, this time as the opening act and backing band for the Canadian release tour of her gorgeous new album By Heron & By Season. We’re spending a month in ON, QC, BC, and AB, and taking a moment to showcase at the Folk Music Ontario conference […]

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back to boston

I’m heading back to Boston soon for my final semester at Berklee. I’ll be a part-time student, leaving me some time to tour and a lot more time to practice. I’m excited to work with Simon Shaheen and Darol Anger in private lessons, and to delve into a directed study in trad / post-trad style […]

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jenny in the summertime

We did a quartet version of Jenny Ritter’s set with Meg Iredale-Gray, Terri Upton, and myself for ArtsWells this year, and had a blast reinterpreting her songs with lotsa lady harmonies. We’ve got the full band coming together for a short run of lovely cozy house and yard concerts in a moment here, going to […]

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aerialists + emily millard

We had a fantastic collaborative tour with Aerialists and Emily Millard in BC, with stops at Campbell Bay Music Fest, Tiny Lights Festival, and the Scandinavian Midsummer Festival sewn together by beautiful shows around Vancouver, on the islands, and in the interior. Here’s a video of one of Emily’s tunes that came out of a […]

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aerialists release debut ep

In just ONE WEEK Aerialists are releasing our deubt EP! (!!!) Preview the first track here: Aerialists by Aerialists We’re celebrating on May 9th with a show at Club Passim, a Boston folk institution we’re all very very fond of. Here are tickets and here is a facebook event. After that, I’m going to Norway, Sweden, Iceland, and Denmark, to […]

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aerialists do folk alliance

Do you know how excited I am about Aerialists? Because I’m not sure you do. We just made our Folk Alliance debut with a great official showcase complete with smoke machines, and had the pleasure of introducing our music to so many friends from across the continent packed into latenight hotel rooms. I discovered some […]

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