Original Gravity Podcast
Episode 31: Kristina Warren

Episode 31: Kristina Warren

December 3, 2019

In this season's final episode, co-hosts Keith Kirchoff and Greg Carlson sit down with composer and performer Kristina Warren. They share a beer, talk about her evolution from a traditional singer to a more experimental one, her relationship to the audience, the differences between the "field of composition" and the "act of composition," and finally, after listening to one of her recent pieces, design a beer inspired by her work.

Episode 30: Anthony Green

Episode 30: Anthony Green

November 5, 2019

In this season's third episode, co-hosts Keith Kirchoff and Greg Carlson sit down with composer Anthony Green. They share a beer, talk about his evolution as an artist, his recent residency at Gettysburg National Military Park, the politics of the Civil War, delve into the question of “what is sadness,” and finally, after listening to one his recent compositions, design a beer – or perhaps a series of beers – inspired by his work.

 

CORRECTIONS: The piece "We Cannot Be Afraid" is by Renee C Baker, and Anthony is the Associate Director of Castle of our Skins. Apologies for the mistakes!

Episode 29: Mary Mackenzie

Episode 29: Mary Mackenzie

October 1, 2019

In this season's second episode, co-hosts Keith Kirchoff and Greg Carlson sit down with soprano Mary Mackenzie. In the episode, the trio talk about balancing a split professional life of craft beer and modern classical singing, chat about Mary's newest album, listen to her singing, and finally design a beer inspired by her work.

Episode 28: Eric Nathan

Episode 28: Eric Nathan

September 3, 2019

In this season's premier episode, co-hosts Keith Kirchoff and Greg Carlson sit down with composer and trumpet player Eric Nathan. In the episode, the trio talk about his upcoming premier with the Boston Symphony, imagery in music, theatricality, his Double Concerto and Missing Words, dark German lagers, and cheese.

Episode 27: Season 4 Preview

Episode 27: Season 4 Preview

August 27, 2019

In this episode, co-hosts Keith Kirchoff and Greg Carlson preview the upcoming podcast season and chat about major events from the past year between episodes. Season four guests include: Eric Nathan, Mary Mackenzie, Anthony Green, and Christina Warren.

In each episode, Keith and Greg chat about the artist's work and creative process, and then, after listening to their music, Greg designs a unique – and usually adventurous – beer inspired by their sound.

Episode 26: Maria Finkelmeier

Episode 26: Maria Finkelmeier

July 16, 2018

In this episode, co-hosts Keith Kirchoff and Greg Carlson sit down with composer and percussionist Maria Finkelemeier, recently named "Boston's Best Musical Catalyst" by the Improper Bostonian. In the episode, the trio talk about brutalist architecture, geodesic domes, the Red Sox, and Belgian Dubbels. The team also designs a unique beer inspired by Maria's music.

Episode 25: May Beer & Music Preview

Episode 25: May Beer & Music Preview

May 1, 2018

Co-hosts Keith Kirchoff and Greg Carlson run through their top picks for the Boston area's best beer and music related events for May!

Episode 24: April Beer & Music Preview

Episode 24: April Beer & Music Preview

April 1, 2018

Hosts Keith Kirchoff and Greg Carlson chat about their most anticipated beer or music events in the Boston area for April 2018.

Episode 23: February Beer & Music Preview

Episode 23: February Beer & Music Preview

February 3, 2018

In this episode, hosts Keith Kirchoff and Greg Carlson chat about their most anticipated beer or music events in the Boston area for February 2018. They also recap some of January's highlights including the live podcast and the winter extravaganza, Take Flight.

Episode 22: Ben Houge and Mark Romanowsky

Episode 22: Ben Houge and Mark Romanowsky

January 20, 2018

Recorded LIVE at Aeronaut Brewery as a part of Science By The Pint. In this episode, Keith leads a panel discussion with Ben Houge, a faculty member at the Berklee College of Music and composer of food operas; Mark Romanowsky, a Principal Engineer at Fluid-Screen where he works on building devices for detecting and identifying bateria; and Greg Carlson, the podcast's usual co-host. The four of them discuss the art (and science) of pairing beer and music.