Wednesday, January 17, 2007

2006 Year End Survey | Michael Barrett

Michael Barrett lives in Boston these days but during the 90's, he was a vital cog in the Vermont music scene. Having been involved with Guppyboy, The Sixth Great Lake, The Essex Green and The Ladybug Transistor, Barrett now produces his own music and art work under Stratford Projects. On the Stratford Projects site, you can check out some of the cool show posters he did for his bands over the years.

For a comprehensive history of Barrett's band, be sure to read jds' two part post about them on his former home Latitude 44.2N.

1) What was your favorite song of 2006?

Tom Traubert's Blues - Tom Waits

2) What was your favorite album of 2006?

Hokey Pokey - Richard and Linda Thompson

3) What was your favorite concert of 2006?

Belle & Sebastian/New Pornographers @ Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN 3/8/06

4) What was your favorite thing about 2006?

Moving to Boston, MA from Nashville, TN

5) What are your best wishes for 2007?

Best wishes to you and your family. Keep making things.

Tom Waits | Tom Traubert's Blues | Buy
Michael Barrett | Chill Out | Buy

4 comments: said...

Great Post.
Like 'Downtown Train' this song only works when Tom Waits sings it.
Suits the wind, rain and snow outside my window today.

Anonymous said...

how many more of these things you got?

Flatlander said...

One more to go.

Ganga Chill Out From Denmark said...

If you like chill out and downbeat sounds, then be sure to check out the new release from Ganga "More Light Please" - chiling and relaxing music with a small nod to the club and a beautiful track with eighties diva Vanessa Daou
Download available everywhere.
Ganga - Downbeat / Chill Out Music