Emily Spray

Go Big or Go Bust: Day 181 (Emily Spray GOES BIG in Bill Murray's upcoming film Rock The Kasbah)

Emily Spray, singer-songwriter, seamstress, shoemaker and writer has been working away under the radar for years.  Yes, Laura Cantrell covered Emily's song '14th Street' and Bob Dylan picked it for and introduced it on his radio show, but for an artist of such talent to languish in relative obscurity makes me scratch my head. 

So it is with joy that I share the news that another of Emily's songs, WILD RIDE, which she wrote and sings and which Matt Keating produced, recorded and played the instruments on, is going to be featured in the new Bill Murray film ROCK THE KASBAH.  

Emily, her husband Matt Keating and their daughter Greta Keating have been extremely generous in letting us use their songs in many episodes. If you want to hear a little bit of WILD RIDE, it's over the end credits in the Louise Log Chair Wrestling episode.

I hope this is just the beginning of a tidal wave of recognition for all of you. 

Congratulations Emily!  Congratulations Matt! 

Emily Spray in the shadows before she hits the limelight.                         Photo by Matt Keating        

Emily Spray in the shadows before she hits the limelight.                         Photo by Matt Keating        

Go Big or Go Bust: Day 117 (feeding the soul with the wearable art of Emily Spray)

I don't know if it was the tension yesterday of using the new lavalier mics, of not being able to get their transmitters to attach to the camera, not being able to properly monitor them or if it was the demands of acting when actually required to come up with something a little complicated - but I am pooped.   Can't even concentrate.  So today I'm feeding my soul.

Strolling over to visit the awesome designer Emily Spray at her booth at the Bedford Barrow Commerce Streets market in Greenwich Village, I got myself the coolest carry bag I've ever seen.  (See below - over Emily's shoulder)  if you missed Emily at the market, check out her website

Emily Spray and some of her hand made wares  (more at emilyspray.com) 

Emily Spray and some of her hand made wares  (more at emilyspray.com) 

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