We had an amazing time at the recent Folk Alliance International Conference & Music Fair! Carswell & Hope had several showcases, and we enjoyed meeting folks from all over the US, as well as Canada, Ireland the UK and Scandinavia We attended panels on copyright, licensing & sync, met lots of Folk Alliance Board Members … Continue reading
Lawrence, Kansas represents tonight at Folk Alliance Music Fair in the Sheraton. You’ll find the best LFK has to offer from 7pm in the Van Horn Room. Check it out!
The first taste of Carswell & Hope’s latest studio work is a Wamego, and it’s available to stream or download from Soundcloud or Bandcamp, iTunes and Spotify. Set in the vein of 70s folk-rock such as Crosby, Stills & Nash, with nods to contemporaries like Fleet Foxes or Midlake, Wamego grooves with big vocal harmonies, distorted guitars, … Continue reading
Carswell & Hope feature in this segment from KCPT’s Arts Upload about a recent show celebrating the music of Kansas City native Gene Clark (The Byrds). The Gene Clark Tribute show featured a host of talented musicians and friends of the late Gene, who would have been celebrating his 70th birthday. Check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2_juIiqG30
Like our old buddy Punxsutawney Phil, we’re slowly getting ready to shake of our winter slumber and crawl into the sunlight to see if we see our shadow. Of course, in the good old days they used to pull the thing out of it’s hole and eat it. So maybe we’re not quite ready to be … Continue reading
Thanks to the awesome multimedia team at KJHK, another killer live video from a local SGR artist:
#MXM2014 has come and gone. We had a hugely productive day of information, networking and discussion about the music business. At our Friday songwriter night, twelve local acts showed their wares at Five Bar and Tables, and on Saturday in The Bottleneck, the six acts in the Silly Goose collective played an incredible showcase. A … Continue reading
What’s this? New music? Free to download? 14 tracks from 9 artists? Yes, it’s the Silly Goose MIXtape2014! Download, share, enjoy. Repeat.
Just about 24hrs away from #MXM2014, here’s everything you need to know about the program and panels. The inaugural #MXM2014 Mix/Master Conference and Showcase is an opportunity to pick up some great info about the music industry, connect with musicians in the local scene and see a kick-ass live show. All in one room, on one … Continue reading
MXM2014 is mere days away! We are excited to get the local music scene together with the workshops, panels and live showcase. But first, a night of songs at Five Bar & Tables As a lot of MXM2014’s day program is about the business of making music (the legal, promotion, booking, management side of … Continue reading