On making pandemic records and embracing the DIY approach.
Black Boston Reimagined, Reggae Sunday, and an Asian Lantern Spectacular!
Civil Rights and the New England folk revival.
“It’s got a really unique sound to it. I think he’s paving the way for a new genre.”
From COVID derailing a promising year to recording a record in eight hours.
Despite pandemic hurdles, Mass music instructors hit new high notes. “My teaching has gone to another level.”
“I’ve gotten tons of DMs being like, ‘I came out because you inspired me to, you made me realize that I was actually nonbinary, this song is made for me and my girlfriend.’
"That process of writing is something that before I met Nick I just didn’t know anyone personally who wrote that way, and it lends to the flavor of a lot of the music that we do. It’s a purely different way to approach a song."
“Since the pandemic, venues have shut down and artists have persevered and struggled with the realities of fulfilling their basic human needs.”
“If anything it strengthened me as a director. It forced me to be extremely articulate with what I wanted.”