Tag: Soundfly Sessions

  • Songwriting Advice and Inspiration in Our Rooftop Sessions with Joe Marson

    Songwriting Advice and Inspiration in Our Rooftop Sessions with Joe Marson

    When we first started talking to Joe Marson about offering songwriting advice, he was very wary. Joe rose to prominence last year as one of the finalists of the Guitar Center Singer-Songwriter Competition, where his bluesy, soul-infused performance caught people’s attention in a serious way. Since then, he’s toured constantly and released an acclaimed EP […]

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  • Learn How to Build a Better Band This Thursday in NYC

    Learn How to Build a Better Band This Thursday in NYC

    This coming Thursday, it’s all about the band at Black Bear Bar in Williamsburg. There will be amazing music, interesting conversation, and top-notch networking, all focusing on navigating the ins and outs of running an amazing band in today’s music landscape. We’ll have an hour of conversation on DIY band management followed by music from The Brighton Beat, […]

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  • Sharif Mekawy: Behind the Scenes and on the Stage

    Sharif Mekawy: Behind the Scenes and on the Stage

    Last week at Soundfly Sessions, I took in the final set from (le) poisson rouge‘s sound booth, watching lighting designer Sharif Mekawy at work. What resulted was an impressive and dynamic light show that wove Delicate Steve’s incredible guitar riffs with visual artistry. Sharif is a freelance audio engineer and lighting designer by trade, yet his […]

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  • Lessons Learned from Throwing a Big Concert in NYC

    Lessons Learned from Throwing a Big Concert in NYC

    About a month and a half ago, we decided, along with our friends at (le) poisson rouge, to throw a different sort of concert. So often, I find myself going to shows where the audience feels like an after-thought — a necessary prop to fulfill the musicians’ goals of playing in public rather than the […]

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  • A Short Soundfly Sessions Commercial

    A Short Soundfly Sessions Commercial

    This video was made by our production team this week. They literally threw an egg off the roof of my apartment. Always pushing the boundaries a little bit…

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  • Chesney Snow on the Life of an Artist

    Chesney Snow on the Life of an Artist

    Chesney Snow is a poet, a songwriter, a beatboxer, an actor, but most of all, he’s an artist through and through. Talking to him can feel a little like receiving a sermon from a beatboxing prophet of some sort, as he waxes lyrical about life as an artist today and the power of art to […]

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  • Why We’re Throwing an Awesome Concert in NYC

    Why We’re Throwing an Awesome Concert in NYC

    I was asked by a friend the other day: “why are you guys throwing a massive concert at a huge venue before you even have a complete product to market?” Good question, friend. Good question. Well, here’s my attempt at an answer. The goal of Soundfly has always been to empower aspiring and ever-curious musicians […]

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  • Announcing Soundfly Sessions

    Announcing Soundfly Sessions

    Buy Your Tickets Here Soundfly is throwing its very first concert— Soundfly Sessions. We’re hosting it on January 28 at the eclectic New York City music venue (le) poisson rouge in Greenwich Village, a stage that’s seen such stupendous acts as Lorde, Philip Glass, Nico Muhly, Paul Simon, Erykah Badu, and like a million others. […]

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