Vari-Colored Songs: A Tribute to Langston Hughes. Helen has never felt more beleaguered by people and sounds, and at the same time, she’s never felt more alone in the world. Bandcamp Album of the Day Oct 14, 2020, Bandcamp Daily  your guide to the world of Bandcamp, Essential Releases: New York Funk, Anarcho Punk, Synthwave and More, Essential Releases: Frog-Inspired Metal, Cosmic Synth Music, Hip-Hop and More, Spirit Adrift’s Nate Garrett on his new album, plus new music from Pennsylvania metal crew MindMaze, Michael Arden & Jen Malenke - On A Crowded Downtown Train, NYMF Cast - LIVE: Five And A Half Minutes, NYMF Cast - LIVE: The Number One Complaint, Joelle Lurie - OLD VERSION: I'll Still Be. Alison Fraser - His Arms 4. Michael Hunsaker - Of Course 7. But the two writers hit upon the only way to make a story like this play: Set it against the ever-bustling backdrop of New York City.” Talkin’ Broadway 2004-05 Season Wrap Up. New York, New York, One of the most celebrated writing teams of their generation, Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk blur the line between musical theater and pop music. The sound is New York, and it’s as familiar as the constant rush of the sound of the streets, but simultaneously invigorating and musically new.” Talkin’ Broadway, “Jot down the name Brian Lowdermilk, the composer-lyricist who has written the astonishing score for The Woman Upstairs. The folk artist's re-released album has its eye on both the past and the future. Their … Juggling art rock, chamber folk, and bedroom pop, Obscura Hail's double EP charts vast stylistic terrain with confidence and ease. Australian singer Jessica tempers ornate baroque folk with stark gothic poetry, infusing sadcore with transcendent sensibilities. Mary Testa - Five And A Half Minutes 2. Bandcamp New & Notable Oct 26, 2020, Vari-Colored Songs: A Tribute to Langston Hughesby Leyla McCalla, The folk artist's re-released album has its eye on both the past and the future. Rodrick Covington & Co. - Lady, Lady 6. Bandcamp New & Notable Nov 23, 2020, Scottish harpist and singer Rachel Newton brings an innovative, intensely emotional touch to traditional music on this dreamy LP. It doesn’t help that her downstairs neighbor is a violinist who plays at all hours, or that her landlady gets drunk and sits on their front stoop, talking loudly to anyone who’ll listen. Sheri Sanders & Co. - Fusion 3. As performed by Rachel Potter, Uzo Aduba, and Pearl Sun. The Woman Upstairs , in the New York Musical Theatre festival, is just such a musical. Their critically-acclaimed debut album Our First Mistake reached #1 on the iTunes Singer-Songwriter chart, and their musicals have been developed and produced at theaters across the country. The Woman Upstairs…is the type of brilliant show that, on paper, seems ridiculous: the anti-romantic, barely plotted posturings of a music-hating physicist and the blind violinist who lives in the apartment below. The Woman Upstairs. If you like Kerrigan-Lowdermilk, you may also like: "Computer folk" from London (via Porto)'s anrimeal that utilizes the techniques of post-minimalism to get at intimate truths. Portland singer/songwriter delivers a gorgeous Christmas EP, fashioned in the lush style of classics by Bing Crosby and Johnny Mathis. In most writers’ hands, it couldn’t. Bandcamp New & Notable Nov 24, 2020, Portland singer/songwriter delivers a gorgeous Christmas EP, fashioned in the lush style of classics by Bing Crosby and Johnny Mathis. In 2011, they released their first album, Our First Mistake, which charted at #1 on the iTunes Singer/Songwriter chart. Kerrigan-Lowdermilk Synopsis: When mousy grad student Helen Morton first moves to New York, she is overwhelmed by the noise. The high note is D5. Their critically-acclaimed debut album Our First Mistake reached #1 on the iTunes Singer-Songwriter chart, and their musicals have been developed and produced at theaters across the country. Performed by Rachel Potter at The Canal Room on February 28, 2011. From The Woman Upstairs. But at the heart of it, it’s simply an old-fashioned romance between a physicist and the sounds of the city she learns to love. How could such a show possibly work? book by Kait Kerrigan lyrics by Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk music by Brian Lowdermilk. The Woman Upstairs by Kerrigan-Lowdermilk, released 08 January 2011 1. Bandcamp New & Notable Nov 17, 2020, Juggling art rock, chamber folk, and bedroom pop, Obscura Hail's double EP charts vast stylistic terrain with confidence and ease. The Woman Upstairs weaves university politics, neighbor relations, and coming of age into tapestry of 8 million people. book by Kait Kerrigan lyrics by Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk music by Brian Lowdermilk. Kait Kerrigan (words) and Brian Lowdermilk (music) made their off-Broadway debut in 2006 with their adaptation of Henry and Mudge, still touring nationally. Aaron Ramey & Josh Young - … musical theater and pop music. Synopsis: When mousy grad student Helen Morton first moves to New York, she is overwhelmed by the noise. Production/Development History: New York Musical Theater Festival North Shore Music Theatre, Reviews: “Sometimes, a musical comes along that announces itself from its first few notes as something very, very special… Overtones are being created, individual threads of music are weaving together to form a tapestry of emotion and sense of place that overcomes you like a wave crashing against the rocks. Bandcamp New & Notable Oct 28, 2020, Australian singer Jessica tempers ornate baroque folk with stark gothic poetry, infusing sadcore with transcendent sensibilities. ... more. The sweet music of Brian Lowdermilk’s The Woman Upstairs – a tale of antagonistic Greenwich Village neighbors who find romance in close quarters — has a decidedly ‘Seasons of Love’ quality.” The New York Times, “Still waiting for wide recognition is the season’s best musical, which almost no one saw. Performed by Pearl Sun. Pearl Sun & Co. - I'll Still Be 5. "Computer folk" from London (via Porto)'s anrimeal that utilizes the techniques of post-minimalism to get at intimate truths. Even though she’s moved to the city to write her dissertation on noise, its constant, loud, and overwhelming presence is more than she bargained for. Performed by Uzo Aduba at The Zipper Theater on 9/23/08. The Unauthorized Autobiography of Samantha Brown. Sometimes, a musical comes along that announces itself from its first few notes as something very, very special. Key of D. The low note is F#3. Incorporating additional lyrics by director-librettist Kait Kerrigan, Lowdermilk has tossed out a cornucopia of melodies and counter-melodies that rocket him upward on the list of people who are pointing to exciting new directions for the book musical.” Theater Mania, “This week’s New York Musical Theater Festival seems like an open audition for an heir to the astoundingly successful Rent. Scottish harpist and singer Rachel Newton brings an innovative, intensely emotional touch to traditional music on this dreamy LP.