1. Jon
    Jon January 11, 2015 at 7:48 pm | | Reply

    I’m a huge fan of Michael Chorney, and it was so cool to hear this, to get a momentary backstage pass on his life. I can’t understand really how we’re so lucky to have his level of talent in Vermont. Thank you so much for letting me spend an hour with this guy. Tremendous stuff.

  2. Brian Clark
    Brian Clark January 11, 2015 at 8:47 pm | | Reply

    This was both a great listen and a wonderful, rewarding peek into the thoughts of one of Vt’s truly great musicians. Really inspiring. Thanks Erica, and thanks Michael for being so open, true and funny.

  3. Mike D
    Mike D January 12, 2015 at 10:59 am | | Reply

    This is a story that was crying out to be told. Michael Chorney is a deep and supremely talented person and musician and we’re lucky to claim him as a Vermonter. Erica, this piece is such a perfect match–Michael’s voice and vision plus your skill as a storyteller and story-facilitator has yielded a beautiful listen. Many thanks to both of you.

  4. Peg Tassey
    Peg Tassey January 12, 2015 at 6:32 pm | | Reply

    Beautiful music, beautiful human being. Thank you for shedding more light on Michael, his music and where it all comes from. That’s one deep well…..love him.

    And I must say the way this interview weaves the story with the songs is one of the best I’ve ever heard about anyone who’s music I love. Thank you.

  5. anne
    anne January 12, 2015 at 11:48 pm | | Reply

    Really loved this, Erica. Interesting conversation with someone who can feel music. Ggreat questions too. Could you sing along with him? Thank you for doing this…would ‘Michael like to appear in Colorado?

  6. Miriam Bernardo
    Miriam Bernardo January 13, 2015 at 12:23 pm | | Reply

    Beautiful, tender, powerful interview of one of my favorite beings.
    Thank you Erica for shining the light and bringing it out.

    I love your shows.

  7. Stacey
    Stacey January 15, 2015 at 4:57 pm | | Reply

    I’m dumbstruck that music like this comes out of Vermont. Something singular is being captured here. Congratulations to Erica and Michael both for capturing it.

    And, of course, the music, damn.

  8. Cooke
    Cooke January 15, 2015 at 9:21 pm | | Reply

    This is a deeply moving and courageous piece. Self-reliance, indeed. Thank you Erica and Michael for sharing this conversation with us.

  9. Ruth Kassel
    Ruth Kassel January 24, 2015 at 9:09 am | | Reply

    Erica: Sensitive and insightful as always; perhaps your interviewing abilities are developed as a result of your
    experiences as an investigator? And, I admire the tone of your voice and your diction; definitely you were a singer!
    Good luck, and keep up the good work!

  10. Annie Greensfelder
    Annie Greensfelder April 15, 2015 at 10:26 am | | Reply

    As a non-musician who stands in awe of musicians and artists in general, I loved this show for the doors you opened allowing a view into Michael’s creative process and for his eloquent descriptions of that process. Also, I trust Michael knows that records are making a comeback, big time, for the very reasons he is putting one out.

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