Watch Simon Spire’s “Liberate Your Love”
Live at Occupy Wall Street

Watch the Occupy Wall Street Photo Video featuring “Today”

Occupy Wall Street is one of the most important movements of this generation. It’s time to stand up for what we believe in. SIMON SPIRE is here to help support continuing dialogue and change as he takes to Occupy Wall Street in New York City to play a very special performance with Occupy Yoga. Featuring a stripped down, acoustic version of the catchy single “Liberate Your Love,” Spire sits in with the Kundalini Yoga Group at Occupy Wall Street, a group that stands for change and transformation from within. Filmed at Zuccotti Park, the video not only highlights Simon’s stunning musical performance, but also shows how people are coming together to make a difference. This touching performance will surely move and inspire you.

Simon recently wrote about the event on his website, saying, “I was excited to be part of a new dialogue that, in my mind, asks the questions, ‘What kind of world do we want to create together?’ and ‘What do we want our lives to stand for?’ ”

Fans of Simon’s have also created a music video for his song “Today,” which features the uplifting song as the soundtrack to a mini photo documentary of the positive events at Occupy Wall Street. Simon opened his performance at the Occupy Yoga 11/11/11 event with this song. As he explained on the day, “The song is about resolve—the resolve that opens the way for both individual and collective transformation. It’s about the opportunities for change that accompany times of challenge, and moving through the challenges to create something new.”

Simon has since made the track available for free download HERE!

It has also recently been announced that Spire’s track, “A Four-Letter Word,” from the upcoming album, Four-Letter Words, has been selected as a finalist in the Rock category of the USA Songwriting Competition. Winners will be announced next week. This is Simon’s fourth song to be selected as a finalist.

Watch the videos above as Simon liberates Wall Street for Modern Mystery. Be prepared to get inspired. Now is the time to make a difference.

Playtime!: Empires in Brooklyn, NY – CMJ 2010

We caught up with indie up and comers Empires after a photoshoot during CMJ. I’m not going to lie, if I had to find this studio in Brooklyn again I would never make it. It’s on the edge. The roads are paved with cobblestone. I’m glad I made it out there though where we filmed a Playtime! session with the band that was truly incredible. Enjoy!

“Spit the Darkness”


Playtime!:Young Nick Krill with Magic Mike in Brooklyn, NY – CMJ 2010

We had the chance of catching up with one of our favorite musicians here a Modern Mystery during CMJ 2010. Nick Krill of the Spinto Band. Performing one show only at the Park the Van showcase in Brooklyn, Krill, who performed under the name Young Nick Krill was joined by Magic Mike of …and the Moneynotes, and put on a stellar show. The fun didn’t end there as the duo performed a Playtime! session with us outside of the venue. Dude who video-bombed the second song, we will never forgive you.

Playtime!: Bridges and Powerlines – CMJ 2010

On sunny CMJ Saturday afternoon, we had the pleasure of filming one of our favorite up and coming indie bands, Bridges and Powerlines. These are some of the nicest guys you will ever meet and were more than willing to play on top of the giant playground bear statue. Watch the videos below of the two songs the band performed for us.

Playtime!: Neil Nathan “California Run” – CMJ 2010

One late afternoon during CMJ, we had the pleasure of stopping by Neil Nathan’s studio that was tucked away in one of the coolest places in Brooklyn. By far one of the nicest guys you’ll ever meet, he played us “California Run,” off of his debut LP The Distance Calls. Playing alongside with him on the banjo is Riley McMahon, a super talented musician. This is one performance you don’t want to miss. Sit back, relax and take it all in.