During the 2014 SXSW Music Festival in Austin, Texas, the BTR Live Studio team set up shop at a lovely house on the East Side and invited bands to play music and chat in the backyard. Southern Tier Brewing Company provided beverages and the fine Austin weather did the rest.
Mother Falcon, a group of young, classically trained musicians based in Austin, have a very unique take on music. Beginning as a jam session among a group of high school cellists looking to explore other genres, the massive band also incorporates violins, cellos, saxophones, and trumpet, piano, accordion, banjo, and bassoon to blend rock, jazz, and hip hop rhythms with lush vocal arrangements to craft their orchestral rock. In addition to entertaining audiences with their own impressive display of talent, they launched Music Laboratory, a summer camp for middle and high school orchestra students. The large band crammed themselves into the backyard at the BTRhouse for a very special session.
Featured song: “Porcelain”
Complete broadcast and audio playlist: http://b-t-r.co/1st6ohi
MF Computer, the latest release from Mother Falcon, is now available.
Upcoming tour dates:
06/07 @ Schuba’s Tavern in Chicago, IL
06/14 @ Lily Pads in Peace Dale, RI
06/24 @ Littlefield in Brooklyn, NY
06/28 @ The Ballroom at The Outer Space in Hamden, CT
07/19 @ Spider House Ballroom and Spider House in Austin, TX
08/02 @ Spider House Ballroom and Spider House in Austin, TX
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