Monthly Archives: November 2004

Ditty Bops: Here, There, Everywhere

The Ditty Bops are the Los Angeles-based duo of Amanda Barrett and Abby DeWald, whose debut recording "Here, There, Everywhere," was produced by Mitchell Froom. The pair, also multi-instrumentalists, sing upbeat, harmony-rich, quirky songs against a musical backdrop blending country … Continue reading


Augusta Read Thomas: …words of the sea…

Augusta Read Thomas is the composer-in-residence at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. "Words of the Sea," her second self-produced recording of 2004, features the title work and "In My Sky at Twilight." These are exciting, modern compositions filled with great sweeps … Continue reading