Hannah in Berlin

HJ in New York | Wednesday Oct 21

If I were a chess piece I’d be queen of my own chess board. Not a flat board with 90 degree corners. My game moves around a surface more like the belly of Anish Kapoor’s Cloud Gate in Chicago, where players would be curled up in Eero Saarinen Womb Chairs. With headphones. And fruit smoothies. And best…

MUSEfest London 2014

We took a few days off after the MUSEfest launch at the Hackney Attic in London, and are now stepping back into planning the next steps –Paris 2015! We are very pleased with the outcome of the November event. The live music, beautiful short films and music videos, DJ Lay, and the people who supported…

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When I first moved to Chicago to live, I had never been to the Midwest. I took in the strict grid of streets, the flat horizon line, the rattling, inconsistent edginess as one neighborhoods bleeds into the next, and I knew for a fact I would not be staying long. I was coming from San…

Delicious Tour 2014 -First Stop Amsterdam

Hannah Judson and The Communal Well inaugurate the Delicious Tour 2014 of micro laps around FR NL BE D US and UK. I am performing a set of new songs. You will hear influences from many corners in the stark telecaster + vocals delivery — Elliott Smith, Liz Phair, Leonard Cohen and more, and will…

Second Person Singular: Liv Monaghan

I was happy to meet Liv Monaghan this summer. Designer, writer, doing, mover, shaker and musician. These are some of her beautiful garment designs. But listen to her too! She is performing with her trio at the end of this month at the venerable Sunset Sunside in the 1st.  Liv brings character, life and humor…

Programme Folk You 2013

This great event includes an art exhibition, showcases at Paul Beuscher, and two extremely cool evenings of music at l’OPA in the Bastille. Its worth coming, getting involved, and making it bigger and better next year.