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Free time + Dramaglider + glass of white wine = This blog.

Ruin. Wreck. Annihilate. Destroy.

  Like a Fine Artist confronting the empty blankness of a white canvas or coming to terms with the terrifying solitude of an untarnished sheet of paper, a musician must devour and consume the vacuum of silence with his or her own noise, notes, and deliberate...

Meeting Neil is Easy’s Mighty Marvelous Mango Bread

2 cups flour 2 teaspoons cinnamon 2 teaspoons baking soda* 1/2 teaspoon salt* 1 1/4 cup sugar 3/4 cup oil 3 large eggs 2 1/2 cup chopped mango 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup nuts (optional)   Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine all dry...

A Slow and Steady Pulse

Emily recently performed solo at the University of Chicago's Tea Time Concert Series and debuted "Spider", a song co-written with guitarist Neil Klemz, that will eventually make it's slow and steady crawl through the entire Team Dramaglider spin cycle.  More to...

Trever Sheds Light on Songwriting

One of the best things about being in Dramaglider is how involved all of us are in the songwriting process.  In this clip, Trever explains our collaboration process...   https://youtu.be/RZkH2pw_rxw

Ever is a Long Time (Funkified)

In response to Emily's performance of "Ever is a Long Time" on accordion (here), George decided to experiment as well.  This offers up a brief glimpse into some of the stuff that actually happens when we write and arrange our material...  ...

Boys Don’t Cry

When the boys are left to cover Emily's vocals and piano, things tend to go a bit meow... https://youtu.be/JGh9mHPOw_0

Emily Plays Accordion

I don't consider myself much of an accordionist, but I like to carry my little 'portable piano' with me when I travel. I worked out some version of "Ever Is A Long Time" while chilling with family in Arkansas. 🙂 https://youtu.be/MS3y_IDxR9w