Brooklyn-based songwriter Leah Siegel is Firehorse. Like her performance moniker, Siegel and her music are appropriately independent, assertive, and free-spirited. An early interest in music through classical violin and self-taught guitar and singing brought Siegel to songwriting at an early age. Add to this mixture the inspiration of heavy musical legends like Nick Drake, Joni Mitchell, the Velvet Underground, Led Zeppelin and both Tim and Jeff Buckley, and you’ve got the formula for a powerful, dramatic take on rock. Not content to rest on the ever-growing-laurels of this project, Siegel also fronts Brooklyn Boogaloo Blowout and sings in the Citizens Band, not to mention a new collaboration with Dave Hodge (Broken Social Scene, Bran Van 3000, Basement Jaxx) called Leisure Cruise which features guests from Metric, Blondie, Stars, Broken Social Scene, and more.
Featured song: “Good”
Complete broadcast and audio playlist: http://b-t-r.co/1feFrET
Pills From Strangers, the newest release by Firehorse is now available.
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