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First Fundraiser of the Week for our PledgeMusic Campaign: MotherWoman!

Back in 2011, Beth Spong, then-executive director of MotherWoman, asked us to write a song for Mother’s Day, and MotherWoman made a beautiful video of it (see below), using photos…

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Parenting/The Full Catastrophe

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Music Alone Shall Live, or A Perfect Weekend In NYC Has a Tiny Cost

On the Monday after we got back from NYC, these things happened: -The Jetta went in to be drained because one of us put gas in its diesel engine. Yes,…

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Falcon Ridge 2014 Highlights

The weather. No rain! This is the first time in my memory that that’s been the case. Usually it’s a mud bath. Amelia playing with us on the main stage….

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XVII Stories

Tracking Princess

Kit arrived yesterday, and he and Katryna and I got straight to work, running through all the songs, and refining some vocal arrangements. Kit’s first instrument is the piano, and…

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XVII Stories

Pre-Production Week

Things I love about what’s happened so far: Monday, we met with Michele Marotta, awesome fundraiser for The Cancer Connection, to brainstorm about ways to raise money to pay for…

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Last Word on Yale Reunion

About Spotify. I get why musicians who hope the CD will somehow make a comeback are doomed to disappointment. As a consumer, I cannot believe how great Spotify is. And…

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Reunion Part 1

I have a fear that the pet store was not totally accurate in their presentation of the genders of these guinea pigs. It’s just a feeling I have; plus last…

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New CD, New Van, New Commitment

What have we been doing lately? Glad you asked. In addition to the usual, Nerissa has been writing a huge number (like 20) of songs; we drove our new van,…

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Interview with Nerissa Nields by Robyn Day from WBUR

Below is a Q &A with Robyn Day from WBUR’s The Artery. Her piece is here. But we thought you’d like to see Nerissa’s answers to her questions. Robyn: You…