Jesse Marchant: Dirty Snow (Live/Solo)

From Antelope Running, singer-songwriter Jesse Marchant’s ruminative fifth album (out today, 25 June), the single “Dirty Snow” has been released as an intimate live music video, wherein the artist performs alone at the piano. For Marchant, formerly known as JBM, the album is a sprawling set of recollections—where every brief narrative is underscored by emotion. Marchant’s illuminative songwriting and vocals transport listeners into the distinct …

Oda Brings the Intimacy of Live Performance Home

A pair of wooden speakers play seasonal shows with a subscription

Oda acts as the “two cans and a string” connecting at-home listeners to live performances by artists of all ages. Sold as a kit comprised of two flat wooden speakers, a controller and a seasonal membership (billed separately), Oda somewhat fills the void left by the cancellation of live shows—from stadium concerts to DJ nights at clubs and intimate gigs in bars and cafes. Interestingly …

Jimbo Mathus + Andrew Bird: Sweet Oblivion (Live)

Friends for 25 years (and former Squirrel Nut Zippers bandmates), Jimbo Mathus and Andrew Bird returned to collaboration in 2018 after years pursuing independent musical endeavors. Shared musical fragments grew into their forthcoming album, These 13 (out 5 March), and its first single, “Sweet Oblivion.” “It’s been my dream for years now to make this record with Jimbo. Just guitar, fiddle and our very different …