The Merrymaker’s Orchestrina – Act 3

As a musician myself, it’s been a really amazing thing to see the impact that smaller indie labels and artists acting as their own representative have had in the last 15 years. Since I first got into music, I’ve been able to see things change quite a bit, where once an A&R department and marketing agents made most of the decisions about what we were going to be listening to on the mainstream level, now the audience is taking a lot of the power back and making it a lot more feasible for up and coming artists to not only find their stage but take over the game. Lately if you’ve been on the east coast, it’s been impossible to escape the buzz surrounding New York’s The Merrymaker’s Orchestrina and their fun blend of folk psychedelic harmonies with brash distorted noise and stripped down production values. Their new album Act 3 has already garnered a wave of international support and already has fans begging for more, and they’ve only been a recording entity for a brief time. Continue reading “The Merrymaker’s Orchestrina – Act 3”