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Thursday, March 17 • 10:45pm - 11:45pm
Smoosh

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Dropping out of high school has given us the freedom to open our minds and be inspired by different music styles around the world. We have traveled around Europe and wrote our last album “Withershins” in a remote cabin in the forest of Sweden. Part of the songwriting took place in a barn, and even in a meadow. We searched the depths and woods of Sweden to find ourselves, then pulled the atmosphere of Sweden into our songs and formed it all into an album. After traveling, we decided to donate 100% of the profits from the first 100 copies of Withershins to “Biblio Burro” in Colombia (a man and his 2 donkeys who travel around rural Colombia giving books to children.) As a part of the journey we’re on, it was logical to move to New York, to experience a place completely different from anywhere we had been to. We are absorbing the influx of New York’s jazz and street musician scene. We will bring these together with our own music, rework it, and twist it into something different, which will, in the end encapsulate our experience in the insanely inspiring and intimidating environment of New York City. In the short term, we are experimenting by remixing and re-working songs from all three of our albums and are so excited to work with New York-based Orchestra musicians to put something different together for our upcoming shows.
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Smoosh

Dropping out of high school has given us the freedom to open our minds and be inspired by different music styles around the world. We have traveled around Europe and wrote our last album “Withershins” in a remote cabin in the forest of Sweden. Part of the songwriting took place... Read More →


Thursday March 17, 2011 10:45pm - 11:45pm
Cedar Street Courtyard 208 W 4th St

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