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eMusic: Esperanza Spalding

Getting inside artist inspiration.

Published on Apr 24, 2012

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Mother New York continuesits series of musical experiments for music discovery and download site eMusic. A new series of short films feature the musical stylings of Frankie Rose, Esperanza Spalding and Porcelain Raft, and through short experiments and interviews with experts, as well as research, the films find the stories and inspirations behind the artists' works.

For Spalding, the film shows how her new album has a bigger sound than its predecessor, Chamber Music Society, by playing the album for fans in smaller spaces -- from a club to an apartment to a van, to a bed.

For Porcelain Raft, the research found that the new album is based on the 'weird possibilities' of NYC weekends, so the film shows how that randomness is embraced by playing a track for New Yorkers in unexpected places and then capturing the reactions.

As for Rose, whose new album, Interstellar, is about outer space, the film tried to show just how accurate her interpretation of the universe really is, and got her to play her track for real space travelers.

All the footage will be shown in various lengths on the eMusic website and on other media buys.

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Date
Apr 24, 2012
Agency:
Mother New York
Client:
eMusic

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