In 2007, Matt Sheehy (Lost Lander, EL VY) took a job as a forester in the dark, rain soaked logging town of Aberdeen on the Washington state coast. His plan was to disappear into the woods and escape his failed attempts at love and at life as a professional musician. But things take a turn toward the very strange after an eccentric local man named Andy Flood reveals a dark secret (…)
Noga Erez had been in jazz bands as well as rock bands for quite some time, but a few years ago discovered the magic of the loop station. Since then she’s been flying seemingly solo, judging by all those videos on the internet. But in reality she has found her congenial musical match in partner Ori Rousso, and together the two are currently sketching out a pretty unique and far (…)
Last Monday Casper, Rasmus, Tatu and Mads – AKA Liima – moved into the hotel for a week. Up on the fourth floor they spent their time writing, rehearsing, playing new music, all of which premiered in our courtyard on Friday evening. It was a taste of things to come, when in one months time we’ll be doing it all again, but this time with 100 music makers, the results of (…)
A few photos from Little Scream’s lively and wonderful performance in our courtyard last month.
Zmei3 launched their debut album with us last month. Thank you for a wonderful show!
You had us from the get go, clutching our hearts and smiling at strangers. Here’s the video and some photos from the show
Little Scream – AKA Montreal based multi-instrumentalist, writer, and visual artist Laurel Sprengelmeyer – has just released her second album, titled Cult Following. And on Tuesday 28th June she’ll be bringing her own brand of grand-scale indie pop to the hotel for a show in our courtyard. Her music is lush and expansive and draws heavily on personal experiences – one of them being growing up “in a kind of Christian religious (…)
This Saturday we will welcome the band Zmei3 to our courtyard, for the launch of their debut album, Rough Romanian Soul. The title of the album reflects the new style of sound that Zmei3 have created. An ode to Romanian music, entrenched with a deep history of regional blues and soul, set alight by the powerhouse voice of Paula Turcas! The album was recorded late last summer, live and outdoors (…)
We are more than a little excited to welcome composer and violinist Sarah Neufeld back to the hotel next Wednesday evening 18 May. Sarah is a recording and touring member of Arcade Fire as well as Bell Orchestre, but is currently on a solo tour of Europe after the release of her second solo album, The Ridge. When we were building the hotel in 2008, we listened to a lot (…)
Thank you for the sunshine!! You can watch the show here…