Jennifer Baron of The Garment District on music, psychedelia, and touring with of Montreal

if you take your magic slow

This is the first in a series of interviews with artists performing at Pittsburgh’s Very Own, a showcase of  five Pittsburgh psychedelic rock bands at Mr. Smalls April 8th, presented by Tripsburgh. Up first, an interview with Jennifer Baron of The Garment District: The Garment District was founded in 2011 by multi-instrumentalist Jennifer Baron–who composes and arranges the band’s music. The … Read More

Herbcraft Interview – Performance Friday, September 4 at Howler’s

Herbcraft When I listen to Herbcraft I feel like I’m listening to one of those Sublime Frequencies releases from another era — Far-East Psych, 1966-1969. Herbcraft started off as the bedroom project of Matt Lajoie, who now leads a full ensemble. Herbcraft is signed to Woodsist, the great Brooklyn psych label of Jeremy Earl, of the band Woods. They visit … Read More

Local Show Weekend Extravaganza

Another Joe Mruk masterpiece There are so many great local shows happening this weekend that it makes my head spin. Let’s try to make sense of it all: FRIDAY: At SPACE Gallery, 8:30pm (8pm doors; $5) is The Garment District and Butterbirds. Garment District is the project of multi-instrumentalist Jennifer Baron, a founding member of Brooklyn’s The Ladybug Transistor (Merge … Read More