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Pyeng Threadgill's New Porch Music

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Pyeng Threadgill sings "New Porch Music" crafting an intimate journey through folk and jazz with afro-electronic inflections. Her fourth solo album and multimedia project entitled Head Full of Hair, Heart Full of Song, shines a light on hair, adornment and ancestry, and the societal and political as well as spiritual conflicts therein. Since 2004, Pyeng has released three other albums journeying from blues to jazz, folk to soul and spoken word: Sweet Home: The Music of Robert Johnson (Random Chance), Of the Air (Random Chance), Portholes to a Love & Other Short Stories, which was awarded a fellowship in Music Composition from New York Foundation For the Arts.

Photo credit: Aria Isadora.

  • Pyeng Threadgill "Black Magic" from Head Full of Air, Heart Full of Song (Self-produced) 0:00
  • Pyeng Threadgill "Propeller" from Portholes to a Love & Other Short Stories (Self-produced) 5:03
  • Pyeng Threadgill "Dead Shrimp" from Sweet Home: The Music Of Robert Johnson (Random Chance) 9:39
  • Pyeng Threadgill "I Went to the Water" from Head Full of Air, Heart Full of Song (Self-produced) 15:44
  • Pyeng Threadgill "Jitterbug Waltz" from Of the Air (Random Chance) 19:36
  • Pyeng Threadgill "They're Red Hot" from Sweet Home: The Music Of Robert Johnson (Random Chance) 23:31
  • Pyeng Threadgill "Lost Continent" from Portholes to a Love & Other Short Stories (Self-produced) 26:39
  • Pyeng Threadgill "Four Hours" from Head Full of Air, Heart Full of Song (Self-produced) 32:53
  • Pyeng Threadgill "Close to Me" from Of the Air (Random Chance) 34:06

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