Lady Pyramid : November 5th 2014

Lady Pyramid and Spettra at the Blind Date event 'Glances'. Photo by Sarah Katherine Davis

Lady Pyramid at the Blind Date event ‘Glances’. Photo by Sarah Katherine Davis

Hello strangers…

I’m back from my unintentional hiatus. After a spell of hard drive crashes and technical errors, I’m here….finally. And I bring you today guests I’ve been trying to wrangle for quite some time. Over the Halloween weekend I hung out with Katy Hartman and Anna Lee Roeder of Lady Pyramid. We messed around on keyboards & Omnichords, as well as discussed unique trash finds, the communal aspects of music making, and their upcoming release, Sweet Seashell Dreams.

Lady Pyramid is a foursome of creative women who make music that consist of an upbeat, positive tone with storybook imagery. Sonically, they’re one part bubbly calm psyche, another part warm blanket of fuzzy distortion. Lady P is involved in both the music community and the community in general through their work with Squallis Puppeteers, Amped Louisville, and recently the Outskirts Music Festival. Katy and Anna explain their Outskirts experiences and the ‘Rock Shops’ they taught.

The release party for Lady Pyramid’s debut will be November 21st at Haymarket Whiskey Bar. They will be backed by Black Birds of Paradise, The Get Down, and the visual magic of Spettra. Show starts at 9.

Besides their efforts within Lady Pyramid, both Anna and Katy have hands in other music projects as well as visual art.

If you ignore the sound of my furnace periodically kicking on and off, it’s a pretty good episode. Click the player below to hear it or subscribe through the iTunes Store.

 

I’ve been out walking…

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Just wanted to drop a line. I’ve been talking to lots of interesting people, and many more are lined up. I’ve also seen, heard, experienced, what have you, some awesome art both locally and not so locally.

Next week on Blind Date, I share words with one half of a new environmentally friendly sweater company stationed in Cincinnati. Also as a special introduction, a small preview of the new Frog Eye’s album Carey’s Cold Spring. If you’ve never heard of Frog Eyes or Blackout Beach, get on it! Carey Mercer is one of the most interesting musicians recording these days. He definitely has had an effect on me. To figure out why, and more, stay tuned for Wednesdays episode!!

Till then.

July 31st 2013

Sylvanus Hudson, Craig Duncan, and myself chatting. Photo by Sarah Katherine Davis,

Sylvanus Hudson, Craig Duncan, and myself chatting. Photo by Sarah Katherine Davis

Today’s interview, as you may have heard, was with Sylvanus Hudson and Craig Duncan. Both of them are a part of a collective known as Saving Our Style; a group founded on the idea of preserving one’s integrity and uniqueness…and sneaker collecting.

Each member brings something interesting to the table and are constantly collaborating with one another, as well as outside contributors. SOS is heavily involved in the community through art and outreach programs.

To learn more, visit Savingourstyle.com

Subscribe to the podcast! Available now in the iTunes store (for free). You can find a link in the sidebar menu of this blog for easier access. Once in the iTunes preview screen just click ‘View in iTunes’ and once it opens, hit ‘Subscribe’! Or, like always, click the play button on the player below.

Enjoy.

July 17th 2013

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Image from ‘Self Sound Portrait’.

Today I spoke with Douglas Lucas, multimedia creative with community aspirations for the Louisville experimental art scene. To learn more about Douglas you can visit his blog at douglaslucas.tumblr.com or just click and listen to the episode below.

You can hear Mu at:                                                                                                                                   mumusics.bandcamp.com                                                                                                                     soundcloud.com/mumusics

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