How Could I Learn?

Past relationships, from friends and relatives to ex-lovers, are the inspiration for this collection of introspective, melancholy and sometimes bitter songs from Flécha3 Music. Continue reading »

Long Day in the Milky Way

The singer and songwriter of indie Americana brings hints of Lucinda Williams, Anaïs Mitchell, Juana Molina and Rickie Lee Jones to her response to global strife. Delmhorst’s optimism stems from her ability to find the flip side of things that normally considered bad, such as frustration and heartbreak, and accept… Continue reading »

When There Is Peace: An Armistice Oratorio

By Zachary Wadsworth, Assistant Professor of Music. Available on iTunes. Told in the words of Great War-era poets and the found writings of infantrymen in the trenches, When There Is Peace draws the listener in to experience the journey from war through that tenuous moment when word of the Armistice… Continue reading »

Caldwell County Jail

By Fletcher Clark ’69. Flécha3 Music, 2019. Drawing on his experience as a docent for the Caldwell County Museum in Lockhart, Texas, Clark bases the album’s title song on the jail, which is rumored to be haunted. The collection features Western swing, bluegrass, folk and honky-tonk country. Continue reading »

Taking Turns: My Turn

Fletcher Clark ’69. Flécha3 Music, August 2018. Available on Amazon. In 2010, Texas songwriter Fletcher Clark produced and released on Armadillo Records a collection of twelve of his songs by twelve different artists. Like a big song swap, he branded it Taking Turns. This is his… Continue reading »

SMALL STONES: Modern Piano Music

Featuring music by Daniel Perttu ’01. Born out of a visit to Stonehenge, Perttu’s compositions expand on the pebble of a simple vision into a larger, more complex structure. In her ambitious, emotional performance, DeSalvo is translating Perttu’s pursuit to achieve full comprehension of the mystical nature surrounding one of… Continue reading »

The Wild

By Kris Delmhorst ’92. Available on the artist’s website, September 2017. THE WILD – the moving, emotionally charged new album from Kris Delmhorst – comes to terms with what Greg Brown memorably called “All this terror and grace.” The stakes rise as we go along. Our babies arrive… Continue reading »

Ennemi du Sommeil

A polyphonic dream trio featuring Liv Østhus ’96, Bergerette sings French sex pop of the 12th – 18th centuries. Ennemi du Sommeil also highlights Portland composer Christopher Corbell, whose two settings of Baudelaire poems were created specifically for Bergerette (and who created an opera—“Viva’s Holiday”—based on Østhus’s first book). Available on… Continue reading »

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