Free Range – 2023 NMF Sycamore Sessions

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NELSONVILLE, Ohio (WOUB) – Chicago-based Free Range brought a set of indie folk tinged with rock ‘n’ roll to the 2023 Sycamore Sessions.  

Free Range’s debut, Practice, was released earlier this year. The record was crafted in the midst of the pandemic by musician Sofia Jensen, recorded with the help of future live bandmate Jack Henry. Henry played drums for Free Range’s Sycamore Session and Bailey Minzenberger played bass.    

At the Sycamore Sessions, Free Range performed numerous songs off Practice, plus two unreleased tracks.  

1. Forgotten (Practice) – 1:20
2. For Me to Find (Practice) – 5:15
3. Growing Away (Practice) – 8:01
4. All My Thoughts (Practice) – 10:10
5. On Occasion (Practice) – 14:28
6. Need In Time (unreleased) – 18:05
7. Free Range (Practice) – 21:24
8. Fire (unreleased) – 27:30
9. Running Out (Practice) – 30:22
10. Want to Know (Practice) – 35:36
11. Traveling Storm (Practice) – 40:27
The Sycamore Sessions are presented by the Nelsonville Music Festival in collaboration with WOUB Public Media and the Ohio University Scripps College of Communication’s School of Media Arts and Studies. The performances were recorded and produced by Media Arts and Studies students under the supervision of Host and Director Josh Antonuccio and Associate Producers – Director of Photography Andie Walla (Media Arts and Studies Associate Professor of Instruction), Audio Supervisor Adam Rich (WOUB), and WOUB’s Arts and Culture Editor Emily Votaw. All performances took place during the 2023 Nelsonville Music Festival, which is a production of Stuart’s Opera House.