This week on Snacky Tunes, hosts Greg and Darin Bresnitz are closing out the 2014 CMJ Music Marathon with a special music episode! Kicking off the show with Chef Patti Jackson of Delaware and Hudson in Williamsburg, Greg and Darin jump into a lively brunch discussion and how she came to earn a Michelin star. Patti also shares her background and her journey through the culinary world and some of the details behind Delaware and Hudson’s changing menu. Musical guest Julianna Barwick later joins the show and talks about her unique recording experiences working with Sigur Ros’ producer Alex Somers in Iceland as well as her thoughts on the cuisine there. Julianna also features samples of her mother singing on a track and goes on to say how she was a contributing factor to inspiring her original music. In the last portion of the show Greg and Darin welcome fellow Canadian, Ben Stevenson. The group discusses that he first found a home in the reckless abandon of punk rock, but was Inclined to explore new musical directions. Eventually, Ben set out as a solo artist, immersing himself in the vintage soul music he had admired from a young age. Tune in for a this special CMJ inspired episode featuring some amazing performances! This program was brought to you by Rolling Press.
“Sometimes it’s old girl groups and sometimes it’s Steely Dan-y: it’s brunch!”
—Chef Patti Jackson on Snacky Tunes
“It’s exciting to get out and play these songs I’ve had in my pocket for a minute.”
—Ben Stevenson on Snacky Tunes