Author Archives: Alec

EP coming on Friday

I’ll be releasing some music to the world, via all the usual digital channels, this Friday, July 27. To celebrate I’ll be performing those 5 songs and others at Barbes that very evening, at 8pm, joined by Jason Nazary and … Continue reading

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Dance Around The Room With Me

I’m so very proud of this song from Ana Egge’s new record, and happy to see this incredible video by Taylor Ashton. You should see it too! And/or you should catch me playing with Ana, live …. (dates here: http://www.anaegge.com/shows/) And … Continue reading

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New Single from Ana Egge

A song I wrote with Ana Egge, for her new album (out next month) got some attention this morning from the folks at Billboard. (My parents have heard of Billboard!) https://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/rock/8448805/ana-egge-you-among-flowers-video

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Thoughts on a Weird Warm Winter

not this winter, though that’s been weird too … i wrote this one LAST winter, as unprecedented weather matched unprecedented national news, and I was thinking about it all watching a fire burn itself out in my good friend’s Philadelphia … Continue reading

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first listen to the new Ana Egge record

Uproxx published some nice words about the just-released first single from Ana Egge’s new record (which I produced): Premiere: Ana Egge’s ‘Dance Around The Room With Me’ Is A Vivacious Invitation To Open Up Your Heart And it’s all the … Continue reading

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time at home

I do really love to live in Brooklyn. Lot’s of fun projects, many of them facilitated by our new fine friendly-neighborhood studio, are either recently or just-now or shortly available for everyone to hear. https://www.npr.org/2018/02/15/585457299/first-listen-darlingside-extralife https://www.folkradio.co.uk/2018/02/hannah-read-way-out-ill-wander/ More wonderful music, soon … Continue reading

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Wichita

Here is a Wichita line, in homage to the late Glen Campbell and to Jimmy Webb, who is still on (and entirely of our) time. Thanks to Trevor Dunn (heard here on electric bass), Jason Nazary (on the drum set), and Robin Macmillan (as … Continue reading

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College

  There’s a funny shame–a discomfort with presumed privilege–in attending Harvard, that institution at the pinnacle of American higher education. So this is a very old joke: A liberal and civic-minded alumnus will speak only of having attended college in … Continue reading

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new music for 2017

What can I say? — 2017 has been, thus far, an incredibly fertile year for songwriting! Perhaps it was the unusually warm winter and corresponding ubiquity of massive outdoor social gatherings in public spaces. Or maybe it’s been due to the … Continue reading

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Writing …

I’ve got new songs, which I’ll be playing in public. Wanna hear them? Show up to one of the following: Club Passim, 3/22 – with Jennifer Kimball The Owl Music Parlor, 3/23 – with Jennifer Kimball & Hannah Read Three’s … Continue reading

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