Original Gravity Podcast
Episode 21: Best of 2017 & January Preview

Episode 21: Best of 2017 & January Preview

December 31, 2017

In this episode, co-hosts Keith Kirchoff and Greg Carlson welcome special guest composer Dan VanHassel to share their best concerts (and beers) of 2017, as well as look ahead to preview their top 5 music and beer events of January 2018.

 

Jan 7 (7-10p) - Aeronaut Brewing
pindrop sessions 4: life is a caBEERet feat. marimba cabaret + special guest
https://www.facebook.com/events/140234646677949/

 
 
Jan 18 - Aeronaut Brewing
Science By The Pint Special Event w/ Original Gravity Concert Series
 
 
Jan 20 (4-7p) - Boston Button Factory
Take Flight!
 
 
Jan 26 (1p) - Brown University
Music Now featuring Kate Soper
 
 
Jan 27 (7-10p) - New School of Music
Over Time New Gallery Concert Series
 
 
Jan 14 (4-6p) - Boston Sculptors Gallery
Semiosis Quartet
 
 
Jan 18 (7:30p) - The Rockwell
Huun Huur Tu
 
 
Jan 19 (7-10p) - Washington Street Art
Welcome Concert: The Co-Incidence Festival
 
Jan 20 (8-10p) - Third Life Studios
An Evening of Aperghis
 
 
Jan 26 (8p) - Jordan Hall @ New England Conservatory
Celebrity Series of Boston | Jeremy Denk/Stefan Jackiw
 
 
Jan 1 (10a-1p) - Night Shift Brewing
Hair of the Downward Dog
 
 
Jan 4 (6-9p) - Exhibit 'A' Brewing
Demo Tape Twelve: Rewind Party
 
 
Jan 5 (5-9p) - Dorchester Brewing Company
Brato Brewhouse + Kitchen Pop-up
 
 
Jan 6 (11-12p) - Bone Up Brewing
First Annual Horatio Day!
 
 
Jan 27 (4-11p) - Cambridge Brewing Company
CBC Barleywine Fest
Episode 20: Bone Up Brewery

Episode 20: Bone Up Brewery

December 14, 2017

In this episode, hosts Keith Kirchoff and Greg Carlson visit Bone Up Brewery in Everett, MA and chat with the co-owners and co-brewers, Liz and Jared Kiraly. They listen to the music of composer Daniel T Lewis, and the Kiraly's design the perfect beer that embodies Lewis' music. Along the way are discussions about Teamaker hops, specialty grains, and thriving in the shadow of a much larger brewery.

Episode 19: Top 5 Christmas Beers

Episode 19: Top 5 Christmas Beers

December 7, 2017

Special guest Bryan Reeves (owner of Craft Beer Cellar in Roslindale, MA) returns to the podcast to discuss our top five Christmas beers! With special musical clips by composer Jon Fielder!

Episode 18: December Beer & Music Preview

Episode 18: December Beer & Music Preview

December 1, 2017

The Original Gravity Podcast explores modern music, modern beer, and the people behind these arts. In this episode, co-hosts Keith Kirchoff and Greg Carlson preview their top 5 beer and music events for December 2017.

 

December 1 - Slumbrew American Fresh Brewhouse Opening

490 Foley St, Assembly Square, Somerville MA

Time TBA

 

December 1 - Rest/Noise performance of Michael Gordon’s Timber

Music Mansion - 88 Meeting St, Providence RI

8 pm

 

December 2 - Worcester Earn-A-Bike Annual Fundraiser

3 Cross Brewery, 4 Knowlton Ave, Worcester MA

5 pm - 10 pm

Suggested donation $10-15

 

December 2 - EQ Ensemble

New School of Music, 25 Lowell St, Cambridge MA

7:30 pm

$15 General Admission, $10 Students

 

December 8 - The Tallis Scholars (2017)

St. Paul Church, 29 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge MA

8 pm

$45 full price, $22.50+fee at ticketforce.bostix.org

 

December 9 - Boston Beer Run

Heartbreak Hill Running Company, 294 Mass Ave, Cambridge MA

Lamplighter Brewing, Aeronaut Brewing, Slumbrew, Cambridge Brewing Company

11 am

Free to join, pay for beer and food as consumed

 

December 9 - Times Two

The Record Company, 960 Mass Ave, Boston MA

8 pm

$15 suggested donation

 

December 10 - Notch’s 2nd Annual German Christmas Market

Notch Brewery & Tap Room, 283 Derby St, Salem MA

12 pm - 4 pm

 

December 11 - Poutine Party!

Winter Hill Brewing Company, 328 Broadway, Somerville MA

5 pm - 10 pm

 

December 22 - Caroling on the Boston Common!

...The Boston Common

7 pm

Episode 17B: Aaron Jay Myers (extended)

Episode 17B: Aaron Jay Myers (extended)

November 16, 2017

A special "extended cut" of OGP's conversation with composer Aaron Jay Myers. In this shorter special edition, co-hosts Keith Kirchoff and Greg Carlson chat with Aaron about commissioning fees, best practices when asking someone to write for you, musical and cultural appropriation, American lagers, Christian rock music, and Aaron's new upcoming CD release. (Aaron also shares his true reaction to Greg's beer suggestion from Episode 17.)

Parental discretion advised: the language is a bit more vulgar.

Episode 17: Aaron Jay Myers

Episode 17: Aaron Jay Myers

November 16, 2017

The Original Gravity Podcast explores modern music, modern beer, and the people behind these arts. In this episode, hosts Keith Kirchoff and Greg Carlson chat with composer Aaron Jay Myers about his work, his history with punk rock and improvisation, his drive to be a composer, and the almost spiritual impact music has on him. We listen to three of Aaron's works, including music from his old punk band Mad Max, his current band Zyzzyx, and a recent duet for two violins: For The World Is Hollow and I Have Touched the Sky. Greg then determines exactly what beer would pair with Aaron's work.

Episode 16: Top 5 New England IPAs

Episode 16: Top 5 New England IPAs

November 9, 2017

Special guest Brian Reeves (owner of Craft Beer Cellar in Roslindale, MA) joins co-hosts Keith Kirchoff and Greg Carlson in discussing their top five NEIPAs brewed in New England.

Episode 15: November Beer & Music Preview

Episode 15: November Beer & Music Preview

October 28, 2017

In the second of a series of monthly beer & music previews, co-hosts Keith Kirchoff and Greg Carlson each share their top five beer or music related events taking place in and around Boston in the month of November.

 

November 3-5: Guerilla Opera

Chrononhotonthologos: A new opera by Andy Vores

132 Ipswich St, Boston

$15 General Admission

http://guerillaopera.com/season/chrononhotonthologos/

 

November 3-4: Drink Craft Beer Beer & Sweets Fest

Liberty Hall, 200 Stuart St, Boston

$55

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/boston-beer-and-sweets-fest-tickets-36216624900

 

November 4: Ensemble Adapter (8:00pm)

Paine Hall, Harvard University

Free

http://hgnm.org/concert/ensemble-adapter/

 

November 4: Harpoon Friendsgiving (6pm)

Harpoon Brewery

$75 (proceeds go to Greater Boston Food Bank)

http://www.harpoonhelps.com/events/harpoon-friendsgiving-dinner-boston-448

 

November 10: 4th Annual Big Cheese & Charcuterie Party (7:00pm)

Bantam Cider Company

$40

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bantam-ciders-4th-annual-big-cheese-charcuterie-party-tickets-38165192117

 

November 14-19: Lamplighter 1st Anniversary Party

Lamplighter Brewery

https://www.facebook.com/events/1892931377701051/

 

November 16-18: Nerax North

Salem Knights of Columbus Hall

$9 + pay as you go

https://nerax.org/wp_nerax/nerax-north/

 

November 16-19: Dead Man Walking (an opera by Jake Heggie)

Boston Conservatory Theater

$30

https://bostonconservatory.berklee.edu/events/dead-man-walking

 

November 19: Nasty Cooperative (2:00pm)

Hands to Heart Yoga Center

http://sarahbob.net/nasty-cooperative

 

November 19: Semiosis Quartet (7:00pm)

New School of Music

http://www.semiosisquartet.com/new-events/

Episode 14: Top 5 Non-NEIPAs Brewed in New England

Episode 14: Top 5 Non-NEIPAs Brewed in New England

October 19, 2017

The Original Gravity Podcast – hosted by Keith Kirchoff and Greg Carlson – explores modern music composed by New England Composers and designs homebrewed beer recipes that pair with this music. The NEIPA has taken the nation (and certainly New England) by storm, and one might forget that there is a wealth of amazing other IPAs being brewed as well! In this episode, we do our second "Top 5" list, this time tackling the top five non-New England style IPAs that are brewed in New England! Spoiler: it's gonna make you thirsty.

Episode 13: Jessica Rudman

Episode 13: Jessica Rudman

October 16, 2017

The Original Gravity Podcast explores modern music, modern beer, and the people behind these arts. In this episode, the pod goes on the road to Kansas City for Electronic Music Midwest. There, co-hosts Keith Kirchoff and Eric Honour sit down with composer Jessica Rudman and chat about the challenges of stage fright, how a composer's relationship to their music evolves over time, 90's pop music, and Jessica's work for saxophone and electronics, Concertina 1: Cathedrals. Eric also decides which beer would pair perfectly with Jessica's work.