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Above The Basement - Boston Music and Conversation

Above the Basement offers casual and candid discussions with musicians, artists, producers and others from Boston and beyond. The conversations offer experiences ​from those shaping Boston's music community and for whom music is a passion. You'll hear their stories, hardships ​​faced and overcome...and why they love what they do.
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Jul 26, 2016

Britt Connors is a fantastic singer-songwriter and guitarist. She came out with her first solo album in 2010 called The Bad Side of Good. She is now playing with her “yall-ternative” band comprised of some of Boston's most in-demand musicians called Bourbon Renewal. Their most recent album is called Warmer Season and was released to a sold out crowd at the venerable Club Passim. Check her out at www.brittconnors.com.

Jul 25, 2016

Jen is a talented singer-songwriter and pianist who combines funk, jazz, latin and pop.  We sat with her to talk about what makes her songwriting come together, her influences, baking skills and mutual affinity for all things bovine...

Jul 14, 2016

Artist and violinist, Siri grew up in an artistic family in Seattle and has played the violin since the age of 7. She has played with the Boston Pops and many other Boston freelance orchestras and has performed at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center with the American Symphony. 

Our friend and sometime drummer Jonathan Beakley fills in for Ronnie Hirschberg this time around as Ronnie is in the studio working on a documentary soundtrack.

As you will soon hear, we met Siri under somewhat unusual circumstances at a Butler Frog gig. Our conversation covers a lot of ground – her upbringing in a very musical family, her thoughts on how she approaches music, art and life in a joyful way.

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