The Local Spins Live Artist Spotlight

The busy Earthwork Music collective co-founder closes out St. Cecilia’s Fresh Folk series with his wife, singer May Erlewine. But musically speaking, he never stops moving … or collaborating. The impromptu rehearsal and inspired performance said it all. As a founder of the Earthwork Music collective, respected mid-Michigan singer-songwriter Seth Bernard is all about collaboration, […]

Is This You?

Yes folks, my opus is finished. It took a Saturn Return’s worth of moons to cultivate. Now it’s yours and I’m moving on to new work/play. You can buy “Is This You?” at It will keep you company through the painful passages and challenging obstacles. And on the dream drives and Lake Michigan sunsets. Thank […]

Strutt Records: 350

Produced, Engineered, and Mixed by Andy Catlin and Ben Lau at Strutt Studios, Kalamazoo. Mastered by Ben Lau Cover Photo by Darren Bain Additional Engineering by Alec Johnston BUY IT NOW 350 parts per million is what many scientists, climate experts, and progressive national governments are now saying is the safe upper limit for CO2 […]

Daniel Johnston isn’t dead!

I got to play guitar and keyboard with one of my favorite songwriters, Daniel Johnston ! My old friend Brett Hartenbach is Daniel’s guitar player and he asked Dominic and I to be a part of the show. That’s Brian Muldoon from the Upholsterers ( and the Muldoons ( on the drums! Too […]