We Brought The Summer With Us (Thugamar Fein an Samahradh Linn)

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We Brought The Summer With Us (Thugamar Fein an Samahradh Linn)

Happy Beltane (or May Day as you may know it)! The verse above comes from an ancient summer-welcoming carol called Thugamar Fein An Samahradn Linn, one of the oldest known songs in the Irish language. When I first heard it performed by The Gloaming, I promised myself that one day I would find out what it meant and learn how to sing it. The full English translation is below, but what especially strikes me is the refrain “We brought the Summer with us.” This winter and spring have been particularly isolating; all of us huddled around...

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Grand Re-Opening!

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Grand Re-Opening!

Hello friends! I wanted to let you know that, after a five-year hiatus to focus on starting a family, my vocal studio is opening again. I’m really excited to get back into doing something I love so much and especially at a time like this, when a bunch of us (some with kids!) are stuck at home and looking for ways to take advantage of our situation.Yes, sheltering-in-place requires me to do things a bit differently (Zoom, anyone?), but there are actually some aspects of this that I think might be really beneficial to my students. One of...

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Do me a favor today…

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Do me a favor today…

I am asking a favor of all of you today: SING! Why? Singing transmutes negative energy. Have you ever experienced how your mood can lift after singing, whether it’s solo or with a group of people? Or the opposite…how it’s extremely difficult to sing when crying or when you’re so mad your body is super-tense? When I’ve been in one of those strained and specific moods I’ve found I can only be inspired to sing if I can find the right song that fits my mood. When I do find that song though, if I commit to actually singing...

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New Song!

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New Song!

Skye Harvey|Self-Portrait In Metamorphosis When I was given the opportunity to contribute to the new issue of Kindred Online Magazine with the theme of WELCOME, I had to consider which of my unreleased songs I was going to take the time to flesh out. I quickly landed on “Things You Do Not Know”. I wrote this song while pregnant with my first child. It’s basically a conversation in three parts with my husband, son, and myself about how facing the unknown brings up so much in us and pushes us to examine and consider what...

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Upcoming Shows: October 2014

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OCTOBER 4 – Via Tribunali in Georgetown OCTOBER 20 – Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley             

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No Ordinary Post

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Last week, after reading yet another article about how social media tends to make us feel bad about ourselves, I decided I would try my own experiment for fun. I committed to make an effort to post very mundane or boring things on Facebook daily. My goal was to see if this would actually help people to feel better about themselves. I was also curious about what interactions my boring statements might garner. Many of you played along with me with your own mundane posts and comments. You made me laugh. You made me think. You (my brother Kevin)...

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Thou/Art

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Thou/Art

A redirection from The Opiate Mass’ previous work, this ten-song studio album is predominantly constructed of synthesized instruments. Exploring themes of the body, self-worth, rest, and damnation. released 10 April 2012 Zadok Wartes (Producer, Graphic Design), Tara Ward (Assistant Producer), Nick Lee (Assistant Engineer), Rick Fisher (Mastering Engineer), Lauren Davies (Cover Art) Richard Cowdrey (Executive Producer), Tim Soerens (Executive Producer), Cote Soerens (Executive Producer), John Gary Daynes (Executive Producer), Tim Sneath...

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FromtheBellyofaWoman

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FromtheBellyofaWoman

  The Opiate Mass’ third...

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Albatross

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Albatross

  The Opiate Mass’ second EP.  

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Make A Sound

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Make A Sound

  The Opiate Mass’ first EP.

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