In March 2017, WHRB DJ Alasdair MacKenzie chatted with Jessica, Emily, and Camilla Staveley-Taylor, the three singer-songwriter sisters who comprise The Staves. They discussed the Staves’ songwriting and recording processes, the artists who have influenced them, and several specific songs of theirs, shortly before they took the stage at the Sinclair in Cambridge, MA.
Producer Allison Pao had the opportunity to attend a unique program of the complete Ives Violin Sonatas performed by violinist Stefan Jackiw and pianist Jeremy Denk. The recital was presented by the Celebrity Series of Boston on January 26th, 2018.
On this episode of ZUCKER, host Andrew Zucker welcomes Karen Karbiener of the Walt Whitman Initiative. Karbiener is a professor at NYU and is leading the charge to landmark one of Whitman’s Brooklyn homes at 99 Ryerson Street. They discuss the fight to get it landmarked, the importance of Brooklyn to Whitman’s career, and the famous people writing letters to help the cause. Special thanks to Dr. Eric Conrad.
We had the awesome opportunity to speak with multimedia artist/label-founder Sophia Saze after her December Teksupport set with Kollektiv Turmstrasse/Roman Flügel/Karmon around topics of inspiration, anomaly, and indefatigable entrepreneurship.