Asheville, North Carolina-based Joshua Messick is a hammered dulcimer artist whose sound is influenced by Celtic, World, Renaissance, Folk, and Classical music.
Joshua has released six studio albums and was the featured instrumentalist on the Japanese animated film “Mary and the Witch’s Flower”. We recently caught up with him to learn more about the hammered dulcimer instrument, his favorite memories, and his latest projects.
Flutist, composer, and educator, Allison Loggins-Hull, has been praised by the Wall Street Journal for being able “to redefine the instrument”.
As a co-founder of the critically acclaimed urban art pop ensemble, Flutronix, she is also known for “redefining the flute and modernizing its sound by hauling it squarely into the world of popular music.” (MTV Iggy). Loggins-Hull has garnered a reputation for successfully navigating an array of musical worlds and appealing to varied audiences.
Allison Loggins-Hull has performed and recorded with several artists, including Frank Ocean, the International Contemporary Ensemble, and David Virelles. She can be seen performing in video used as part of Adele’s world tour.
We recently caught up with Allison to learn more about her musical influences, teaching styles, latest projects, and what she likes most about her Promenade theme.
Singer songwriter Sam Newton is a storytelling folk musician from Sydney who takes full advantage of traditional country and blues foundations to build both free wheelin’ and carefully constructed songs. A staple in the Australian Alt-Country scene, his hooks and poignant lyrics will stay with you long after the music finishes.
I recently caught up with Sam to learn more about the types of songs he writes, how he writes songs, who his influences are, where he draws inspiration and why he highly recommends AudioTheme for serious musicians.
Elephant Revival is a unique quintet of multi-instrumentalists blending elements of gypsy, Celtic, Americana, and folk. Brought together by a unified sense of purpose, Elephant Revival communicates the importance of harmony among all living things and uses music to unite us in ways that no other medium can.
We recently caught up with Bridget Law—Elephant Revival fiddle player—to learn more about the band, how songs are created, what inspires them musically, and what they like most about using AudioTheme for their website.
Echo du Oan’s is a team of French music aficionados who host a monthly radio program in a Rennes area pub.
Since 2009, the Echo du Oan’s team has been welcoming local musicians into the Oan’s Pub and capturing their live performances and interviews. These shows are shared through a variety of media, which you can find on the Echo du Oan’s website — running AudioTheme’s Promenade theme.
This month we’re shining the spotlight on Lucy Wise, a singer/songwriter from Melbourne, Australia. Her blend of folk, chamber and pop music, combined with storytelling, gives Lucy’s music a unique,captivating, and genuine sound.
Lucy was kind enough to chat with us about her music, upcoming projects, and what she likes most about AudioTheme and her Nowell theme.