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An overview of our ongoing projects and programs.



All Weathervane projects 

exist to execute our mission:


To create meaningful connection and community through the practice of supporting, engaging with and creating music. 


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Weathervane's documentary recording series, telling notable stories of creative self-expression by exceptional independent musicians.

Notable Featured artists and guests since 2010

• Sharon Van Etten

• Mr. Twin Sister

• Family Band (w/ Daniel Rossen of Grizzly Bear)

• Port St. Willow (w/ Peter Silberman of The Antlers)

• Strand of Oaks

• Faces on Film (w/ Marissa Nadler)

• Cat Martino (w/ Sufjan Stevens)

• Purling Hiss (w/ Adam Granduciel of The War on Drugs)

• Steven A. Clark (w/ members of The War on Drugs and Man Man)

• Helado Negro (w/ Mikael Jorgensen of Wilco)

• Hop Along

• The Districts

• Torres (w/ Sharon Van Etten & members of The War on Drugs)

• Cayetana

• Peter Matthew Bauer (of The Walkmen)

• The Dead Milkmen

• The Dove & the Wolf (w/ Owen Biddle & Charlie Hall of The War on Drugs)

• Big Thief (w/ Luke Temple of Here We Go Magic)

• Waxahatchee

• The Kominas

• Steady Hands

• Thin Lips (w/ Frances Quinlan of Hop Along)


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Shared multitracks from Weathervane Members.

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Over the years, Weathervane’s Brian McTear and Engineer Matt Poirier have worked together on many projects outside of Weathervane recordings. In the spirit of supporting this community and keeping us all sane, several artists have donated tracks for Weathervane remix subscribers.

Over the next few months we’ll drop new multitracks for you to download, inspect, and remix at your discretion. Make them as like or unlike the original as you so desire, then share your work in the comments at the bottom of the page.

It’s the least we could do for everyone who is helping us stay afloat through this unprecedented time. While we may be hunkered down at home, we can still make music together.

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Bringing together music fans and recording enthusiasts of all levels to practice the processes and techniques we use every day in the recording studio.




Every other month, Weathervane conducts recording and mixing workshops. To attend, you can purchase tickets a-la-carte, or if you're an Event Access member, simply click the RSVP links to reserve your spot.


The raw track audio files from these sessions are now available for Remix and Event Access Members to download, remix, and practice their mixing skills.


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studio concerts 

These performances by past Shaking Through artists and friends of the organization are a great opportunity to see live music, engage with the Weathervane staff and the rest of the Community.





Weathervane hosts intimate studio concerts at Miner Street Recordings in Philadelphia that feature past and future Shaking Through artists and other local musicians. We also hold residencies and curate shows at local Philadelphia music venues.

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Professional-quality audio and video materials, plus additional educational materials for the classroom.


Conversations with select recording artists about how they improve and sustain their work. 

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Adam Granduciel

The War on Drugs


Frances Quinlan

Hop Along


Alec Ounsworth

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah




Kristin Thomson

Tsunami, Simple Machines, Future of Music Coalition


Jonathan Low

Engineer/Mixer/Producer (The National, Mumford & Sons)


David Hartley

Nightlands, The War on Drugs


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A Tutorial style video series about the short, simple processes we use every day in the studio.




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