David Thomas Broughton

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Sunday, November 06, 2011

British songwriter/improvisor David Thomas Broughton may help you rethink possibilities. He constructs suites of songs out a combination of purpose and accident, tonality and sound, absurdity and sincerity, coherence and incoherence. He sings these surprisingly tuneful pieces in an unlikely, plummy baritone, whisking listeners along to the peculiar opportunities of the moment. There's no one else like him, and host David Garland invites Broughton into the WNYC Studio to perform and talk about his music. Broughton performs a set solo, and a set with Viking Moses (Brendon Massei), piano.

This show first aired March 27, 2011.

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Comments [3]

Paper Garden Bryan from Brooklyn, NY

Look for 'Outbreeding' in the first part of 2012 as a Paper Garden Records release!

Nov. 15 2011 10:27 AM
robert demme

never heard of him before tonight's show -- found the music totally thrilling! MORE!!!

Nov. 06 2011 09:31 PM
John from Brooklyn

As a long time listener and supporter I love to be exposed to music I otherwise would never have stumbled upon. That being said, hearing this makes me want to roundhouse kick this musician in the head. Repetitively.

Nov. 06 2011 08:47 PM

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