Monthly Archives: April 2014

Grammy nod for Montrealer – CBC News

A rare interview with Zac about the Geneseo record  

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Berklee College of Music alumni up for dozens of Grammy awards tonight – Metro

Members of the Berklee College of Music community have a lot to root for during Sunday night’s Grammy awards show. More than two dozen Berklee alumni have been nominated for Grammy awards this year, including three of the four members … Continue reading

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Local nominee content with ‘a good loss’ – The Livingston County News

Mike Brown and Zac Decamp, accompanied by Brian Grunert and Annie Stoll, were in Los Angeles on Sunday for the 56th Grammy Awards. Brown and Decamp’s album “Automatic Music Can Be Fun” was among the five nominees for Best Record … Continue reading

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White Bicycle in running for another Grammy – Buffalo Business First

For the sixth time since 2004, Buffalo-based design studio White Bicycle has been nominated for a 2014 Grammy award for its packaging design work. White Bicycle was nominated for the “Best Recording Package” category for work on musical group Geneseo’s … Continue reading

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500 copies sold and nominated: How an indie duo is making the Grammy scene – The Globe and Mail

When Zac Decamp and his childhood friend Mike Brown began recording, they never expected that their collaboration would result in a Grammy nomination. Despite selling barely 500 copies, the duo – who perform under the moniker Geneseo after their hometown … Continue reading

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Grammy’s Include Two Indiegogo Alumni – Crowdfund Insider

The 56th Annual Grammy Awards will take place this Sunday (January 25) featuring all of today’s favorite performers and then some. Well as far as I am concerned – it is not the fact that Madonna will be performing live … Continue reading

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ALBUM REVIEW: “Geneseo” – Rochester City Newspaper

Just leave it to road-weary, hardcore troubadour Mike Brown to come up with a way to give old-time music a space-age aesthetic. Known collectively as Geneseo, Brown and partner Zac De Camp have crafted an epic piece of haunting beauty … Continue reading

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Design and music converge to put indie record on the national stage – The Buffalo News

http://bnvideo.s3.amazonaws.com/4567/4567.mp4 Early last week, Mike Brown received two important pieces of mail at his recording studio on the outskirts of Geneseo: a shutoff notice from the local gas company and an invitation to Sunday’s 56th Annual Grammy Awards. That unexpected … Continue reading

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Local Band Up Against Heavy-Hitters At 56th Annual Grammys – Rochester Homepage

When the envelopes are opened and winners are named at this year’s Grammy Awards, a little band from Geneseo will have their fingers crossed. Mike Brown has been a professional musician since he was 17, but he never expected this. … Continue reading

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These locals are going to the Grammys…they’re nominated! – The Rochester Insomniac

Because their Indiegogo reached $3,000, Mike Brown and Zac Decamp leave on a flight this Thursday for L.A. It wasn’t your average fund-raising campaign. It’s not for a tour, it’s not for an album pre-release, The Geneseo born duo, together … Continue reading

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