Tag Archives: Teach Me Equals

Live Show Preview: Teach Me Equals, Joey Sprinkles, The Apollo Era

Jimmy Peche, contributor Ahhh… fall has fallen, and it is getting on time to put your witch hats on and get freaky. Anyone else taste the essence of eye-of-newt in the damp, chill air? Well, what better an occasion to kick off your spooky-season’s celebrations than the return of doomy electro-classical duo, Teach Me Equals! Teach Me Equals is all …

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Album Review: Teach Me Equals “Fix History”

Ben Allen, music editor In a perfect world, Teach Me Equals would be the most popular band of all time. On their second LP Fix History, the group continues to explore overwhelmingly lush, exotic musical landscapes rich in chaotic dissonance. Utilizing cello, violin, guitar and percussive and noisy samples, Teach Me Equals constructs sounds that are completely original and impossible …

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Arcata Halloween with Teach Me Equals and Stand Still

Ben Allen, music editor Celebrate Halloween in downtown Arcata with two incredibly talented indie rock bands performing at The Jambalaya. A duo consisting of Greg Bortnichak and Erin Murphy, Teach Me Equals sound is created with cello, guitar, violin and vocals accompanied by numerous samples and electronic percussion. They have been described as “symphonic indie pop.” The band creates music …

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Live Show Preview: Teach Me Equals

The debut recording by Teach Me Equals is a bold, visionary glimpse into the future of pop music. The duo combine traditionally orchestral instruments with samples and noise to create dreamlike soundscapes. Greg Bortnichak’s hushed, understated voice is perfectly complimented by bandmate Erin Murphy’s stunningly beautiful vocal delivery. No where is this more evident than the third verse of “Coelacanth” …

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Teach Me Equals – Knives in the Hope Chest

The debut recording by Teach Me Equals is a bold, visionary glimpse into the future of pop music. The duo combine traditionally orchestral instruments with samples and noise to create a hypnotic, dreamlike soundscapes. Greg Bortnichak’s hushed, understated voice perfectly compliments band mate Erin Murphy’s beautiful vocal delivery. On “Coelacanth” Murphy’s voice stands practically alone as she sings “Now I …

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Live Show Preview: Teach Me Equals / RedRumsey / The Tweeners

Ben Allen, music editor Two touring indie rock bands as well as local favorites The Tweeners will be performing at the Jambalaya this Monday, September 8th. Teach Me Equals is a duo comprised of New Jersey Native Greg Bortnichak and Floridian Erin Murphy. They play guitar, cello, violin and keyboards over homegrown samples created through effects pedals, noises and old …

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