From the newly released 'sircely and barnes live' cassette, Matt sings 'February Flowers' with Danny on guitar, including ambient loops. The live recording was captured by chance in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
An original country song recorded in Matt's home by Danny Barnes with one microphone sent directly to tape in Spring 2013.
Pennsylvania Railyard is the true story of Pittsburgh's experience during the Great Strike of 1877. When railroad workers protested unsafe doubleheader engines, the governor sent in the National Guard. The entire city watched as the station burned, with strikers and supporters driving the National Guard troops from the city.
New Forge performed Hand to Hand Guitar by Joe Paquin on the rooftop of the Moda building in Seattle's Belltown neighborhood on September 16th, 2011. Jon Parry sang and played fiddle with Zeke Wakefield (bass), Joeseph Mascarella (drums) and Matt Sircely (mandolin) contributing backing vocals.
Matt: "David Bromberg asked me to accompany him in one of the Concerts for Change in Englewood, NJ in October, 2004. Butch Amiot, who plays regularly with David, played bass and an astounding young player named John Lippencott played electric guitar. Suzanne Vega, Garland Jeffries, and Jack Hardy were also on the bill. David likes spontaneity in the set, and at one point looked over to me and said: 'Talk to me a little bit.'"