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 …

Inspiring + Entertaining Music Shows Online

Performances, discussions, jam sessions, DJ sets and all manner of melodic endeavors

While performances, parties, clubs and bars are suspended, musicians have been finding ways to continue to communicate with each other and share their music. Video shoots are scrapped and reformed in new, innovative ways. Instagram Live is filled with DJs playing party sets, musicians jamming in their living rooms and singers performing in front of their laptops. Music—through live shows, recordings and conversations—has taken on …