One of the most fascinating, arguably rewarding, things to experience with local/independent music is an artist’s growth. This is not some insider, industry happening, it is simply in their music; from record to record.  Open to anyone willing to listen.

Growing into his own as a singer/songwriter, Michael Gray makes a prime example of this. Expanding as a songwriter, his latest release Bird and Cage achieved a striking lyrical content and acoustic pairing hard to ignore. Seemingly simple, the reflective soloist qualities stretch beyond words, beyond chords, Michael Gray becomes impassioned with an intimate history and stark openness.

From Bird and Cage Michael Gray performs “Prayer” for Nanobot Rock, Live at The Wormhole: