Art never really exists in a vacuum. It may not always be obvious, but each artistic creation fits somewhere in the constellation of human experience, drawn from and given meaning by the array of stars surrounding it.
It’s difficult to describe Danilo Brito's expression when he plays. His face seems to go through subtle emotional shifts as the music progresses: One moment nostalgic, the next joyful, the Brazilian mandolinist slips between different states almost imperceptibly.
“I would love to see Dale & Blue expand to be a cohesive lifestyle brand,” she wrote. “But really at the end of the day, it is less about what we make and more about how we make these products and the impact we have on the people who make them … As a company and a businesswoman I am still finding my footing, it’s a long process, but I am really excited for all the things that could be next.”