Fire Escape: The girl with charcoal on her face

This song appeared on my first release as a solo artist on Rough Trade. It was written around the time my band Birthday was catching it’s wave. I can’t remember if we had our deal with Warners yet. I was living in a house with most of the other members of the band in Sacramento, CA.  I had the house to myself that night (which was rare), normally there was any number of people there playing music and having some sort of party.

 

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Live at TEDx Sacramento Video

Here's a video from my recent performance at TedX Sacramento. It was a lovely room to sing in...although it was 9am! ; ) I think I managed to connect.

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Here, There and Everywhere (Beatles Cover)

This was a fun one to record. Revolver is one of my favorite Beatles albums and this was a real challenge for me to record. I wanted to get the sweetness and vulnerability in there without it being too sweet. Hopefully, I struck the right balance...

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Daytrotter Session

I was recently invited back for my sophomore Daytrotter recording session. The last time I saw those guys was in Austin at SXSW in 2008. They had me out to their new studio in Davenport, IA where I recorded four live songs...

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