A podcast about modern music, modern beer, and the people behind these arts.
Episode 31: Kristina Warren
In this season's final episode, co-hosts Keith Kirchoff and Greg Carlson sit down with composer and performer Kristina Warren. They share a beer, talk about her evolution from a traditional singer to a more experimental one, her relationship to the audience, the differences between the "field of composition" and the "act of composition," and finally, after listening to one of her recent pieces, design a beer inspired by her work.
Episode 30: Anthony Green
In this season's third episode, co-hosts Keith Kirchoff and Greg Carlson sit down with composer Anthony Green. They share a beer, talk about his evolution as an artist, his recent residency at Gettysburg National Military Park, the politics of the Civil War, delve into the question of “what is sadness,” and finally, after listening to one his recent compositions, design a beer – or perhaps a series of beers – inspired by his work.
CORRECTIONS: The piece "We Cannot Be Afraid" is by Renee C Baker, and Anthony is the Associate Director of Castle of our Skins. Apologies for the mistakes!
Episode 29: Mary Mackenzie
In this season's second episode, co-hosts Keith Kirchoff and Greg Carlson sit down with soprano Mary Mackenzie. In the episode, the trio talk about balancing a split professional life of craft beer and modern classical singing, chat about Mary's newest album, listen to her singing, and finally design a beer inspired by her work.
Episode 28: Eric Nathan
In this season's premier episode, co-hosts Keith Kirchoff and Greg Carlson sit down with composer and trumpet player Eric Nathan. In the episode, the trio talk about his upcoming premier with the Boston Symphony, imagery in music, theatricality, his Double Concerto and Missing Words, dark German lagers, and cheese.
Episode 27: Season 4 Preview
In this episode, co-hosts Keith Kirchoff and Greg Carlson preview the upcoming podcast season and chat about major events from the past year between episodes. Season four guests include: Eric Nathan, Mary Mackenzie, Anthony Green, and Christina Warren.
In each episode, Keith and Greg chat about the artist's work and creative process, and then, after listening to their music, Greg designs a unique – and usually adventurous – beer inspired by their sound.
Episode 26: Maria Finkelmeier
In this episode, co-hosts Keith Kirchoff and Greg Carlson sit down with composer and percussionist Maria Finkelemeier, recently named "Boston's Best Musical Catalyst" by the Improper Bostonian. In the episode, the trio talk about brutalist architecture, geodesic domes, the Red Sox, and Belgian Dubbels. The team also designs a unique beer inspired by Maria's music.