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When Life Gives You Lemons: Gordon Brown’s Big Pandemic Pivot

05/18/2021
Our friends at Earshot Jazz recently interviewed our own Gordon Brown about the origins of LoudSwell. From the article: When Life Gives You Lemons: Gordon Brown’s Big Pandemic Pivot “The pandemic has been devastating to me as a musician,” saxophonist Gordon Brown doesn’t sugarcoat. “I know, through talking to others that I’m not alone.” Brown’s […]

April Artist of the Month: Benjamin Hunter- “Warm Up”

05/18/2021
April Artist of the Month: Benjamin Hunter Tip the artist directly: http://paypal.me/mphobenjaminhunter Live with Benjamin Hunter Benjamin is an award winning multi-instrumentalist, composer, community activist, social entrepreneur, and educator. Benjamin’s music explores the intersections of music & art, community, policy, and culture. In 2016, his America roots duo with Joe Seamons took first place in […]

March 2021 Artists of the Month Highlight: Steve Moore, Naomi Siegel, Julian Priester

04/27/2021
March Artists of the Month: Steve Moore, Naomi Siegel, Julian Priester STAYCATION FESTIVAL- Music for Solo Trombone: Steve Moore, Naomi Siegel and Julian Priester Donate directly to the artists: Steve Moore: Venmo: @stebmo Naomi Siegel: paypal.me/naomisiegel Julian Priester: Zelle: julian.priester@gmail.com Naomi Moon Siegel is a trombonist, composer, and educator. Improvisation, composition and community are at […]

NO SET BREAKS! (and other tips to make your live stream a success)

04/26/2021
Portions of this article first appeared on a Yamaha MusicUSA’s blog post featuring LoudSwell: Musician’s Guide to Getting Your Work Out There, Part 1 (Jake Uitti, 3/15/2021) My good friend, Jake Uitti, asked me to comment on some livestream-related topics for a series he was writing for Yamaha MusicUSA. Understandably, a lot of my content […]
45th St Brass

February 2021 Song of the Month: 45th St Brass – New Soul

03/15/2021
February 2021 Song of the Month: 45th St Brass – New Soul Contribute to the artists: http://www.paypal.me/45thstbrass​​ “The Digital 45” Release Show “It’s still quarantine time, but that doesn’t stop us from bringing the music to you! We just have to get a little creative:) Presenting the 45th St Brass streaming release show–a unique blend […]
Jesse Thoreson

January 2021 Artist of the Month: Jesse Thoreson

03/09/2021
January Artist of the Month: Jesse Thoreson Watch the whole performance on our Youtube Channel and Subscribe! Donate to Creative Justice: https://www.creativejusticenw.org/​​ Jessie Thoreson will be performing original music including songs off of her upcoming instrumental EP release. All proceeds will go to Creative Justice. A King County organization that provides art instruction to youth […]
Cemetery Polka

December 2020 Song of the Month: “Cemetery Polka” – The Love Markets

03/04/2021
Rounding out our Song of the Month 2020 series with “Cemetery Polka” – The Love Markets Please Subscribe to our Youtube channel! Donate to the artists: paypal.me/TheLoveMarkets This Performance was part of the 14th Annual Tom Waits Tribute Night – A Benefit for Conor Byrne The 14th annual Tom Waits Tribute Night — celebrating the […]
Ethan Tucker

November 2020 Song of the Month: Reno – Ethan Tucker

03/04/2021
Catching up with our Song of the Month 2020 series. Ethan Tucker plays “Reno” live from the Emergency Bandcast System Studios. We encourage you to Subscribe to our Youtube channel! Contribute to the artist: https://www.paypal.me/etuckermusic ​​Pints Barn Presents Ethan Tucker on LoudSwell.com Ethan Tucker’s trademark sound of acoustic roots and layered electric guitars combined with an […]

Live Concerts Stream Relaunches as LoudSwell

02/15/2021
Live Concerts Stream Relaunches as LoudSwell as Audiences Flock to Year-Old Music Streaming Platform Amid COVID-19 Pandemic SEATTLE AND VICTORIA, B.C. — Live Concerts Stream (www.liveconcertsstream.com) has relaunched its live music streaming platform as LoudSwell (www.loudswell.com). Since launching in March 2020, the platform has paid artists and venues more than $170,000 from 175 shows streamed […]

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