Pat O'Neill

Sun vs. Cloud Podcast episode #5 : Pat O’neill (Like Lions)

Pat O’neill (Like Lions, Mylestone) stopped by the studio to share a few songs old and new, discuss songwriting, pop music, the making of his magnum opus “All Be Fine”, and more.    

Pat McHenry and the Chinook Hooks

Sun vs. Cloud Podcast #4: Pat Mchenry

Pat McHenry (previously of bands Mon Cheri and Smile Line Spark) joins us today to share some country-tinged tunes from his new project, Pat McHenry and the Chinook Hooks.


Sun vs. Cloud Podcast #3: Dane Ueland / “& Yet”

Dane Ueland is the visionary songwriter and guitarist behind the Seattle-based musical project “& Yet” . You could call his songs folk music, but not without categorically acknowledging the distinctive, sometimes idiosyncratic array of elements from which his compositions are urbanely synthesized. Fragments of classical fugue, soft jazz, and gypsy music coalesce over a bed of precise fingerpicking, replete with …

Erik Walters (Silver Torches)

Sun vs. Cloud Podcast #2: Erik Walters (Silver Torches)

For the second episode of the Podcast I was joined by Erik Walters, frontman of the Seattle group Silver Torches, member of Soft Sleep, and formerly of The Globes (Barsuk Records). Erik’s music executes impressive balancing acts across multiple dimensions: His vocal prowess is salient, but never acrobatic for the sake of it. His narrative …

Alex, singer/songwriter guitarist of Cumulus

Sun vs. Cloud Podcast #1: Cumulus (Alex Niedzialkowski)

Alex (Alexandra Niedzalkowski) is the singer/songwriter/guitarist behind the Seattle band Cumulus. She stopped by the studio for our very first episode of the podcast,  sharing three excellent acoustic performances of songs from her upcoming album “Comfort World”, scheduled for release this fall, her second release on Trans Records. The music of Cumulus skillfully manages a …