Andrew quietly took to the stage, giving his rotary horn speaker a push into motion. He began playing what seemed broken melodies on his violin into his loop machine. As you suspended belief that the melodies could possibly work, or fit together in some way, you’d realize Andrew was thinking 4 or 5 layers ahead.

Between his precise and intricate violin playing and his sweet whistling, this was a live performance to behold. However much I enjoyed his latest recording, Noble Beast, he’s another musician who comes into his own on stage. Go check him out if your into folky stuff - he’s well worth witnessing!

heres some samples:
Andrew_Bird_-_Oh_Sister.mp3
Andrew_Bird_-_Why.mp3

One Response to “Andrew Bird - Union Chapel, 11 November, 2009”

  1. Flowers in Time » Blog Archive » My Top 5 for 2009 Says:

    […] #4 - Andrew Bird @ Union Chapel for playfully weaving beautiful melodies with little else but himself. […]

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