Joe Brent

mandolinist | composer

"One of the truly exceptional musicians of his generation, Joe Brent recognizes no boundaries the mandolin cannot breach, and thus seems destined to forge a body of work future generations will have to reckon with." — David McGee

Best of 2015

Album: Vulnicura by Bjork
Song: 'Good Death' by Pearl and the Beard
Lyric: "I personally will stab you in the eye / With a foreign object." from 'Foreign Object' by The Mountain Goats
Performance: Pearl and the Beard's final show at Bowery Ballroom
Film: (released in 2015) Mad Max; (seen in 2015) A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
Film Score: Star Wars by John Williams
Book: Wolf in White Van by John Darnielle
Poem: 24 Theses by Joshua Clover and Juliana Spahr
Favorite 9 Horses Gig: CD release at ShapeShifter
Favorite non-9 Horses Gig: Oklahoma at Bard Summerscape
Run: 39-miler in Central Park on my 39th birthday

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