SFE were honored performers at the annual Plate by Plate food tasting, featured last year on season 2 of Top Chef. This year's event was held at the Metropolitan Pavilion. Guests included legendary television journalist Connie Chung, Jenna Ushkowitz of "Glee", Sandra Endo of CNN, Miss Info of Hot 97, Julie Chang of Fox 5, Vivian Lee - NY1 anchor, and others...
Coverage in SingTao Daily
Coverage in SingTao Daily, Hong Kong based newspaper distributed in over 100 countries worldwide, about the Stone Forest Ensemble and the cultural depth of the group's work.
With Jie-Song having just returned to us from Paris, where he spent a month working on two film projects (one a documentary on Asian-identity across the world, and the other a somewhat secret music-film piece being shot between NY, Paris, and Beijing), and Varuni coming home to New York as well after 3 weeks in Sri Lanka, SFE will spend the next months in the studio working at its first series of recordings. We thank those of you who persistently demand an album from us for being patient and excited, and want you to know that samples of rough mixes will be made available soon for download.
Congratulations to Krussia: his music video for the song “F*** That” featuring notorious underground emcee C-Rayz Walz took the prize for “Best Music Video” at the Philadelphia Independent Film Festival for 2009.