The FloatingHouse

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The FloatingHouse are the duo of songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ryan Oba and soprano singer Naomi Weiss. Weiss (who plays bass on their 2001 debut album), a classically trained singer specializing…
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The FloatingHouse are the duo of songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ryan Oba and soprano singer Naomi Weiss. Weiss (who plays bass on their 2001 debut album), a classically trained singer specializing in the work of Bach, Handel, and Purcell, hooked up with songwriter Oba (who also plays guitar, keyboards, and harmonica on the album); Oba is also a poet and published writer. On their debut CD, Our World, they play crystalline folk-rock influenced by various forms of classical and world musics, with Weiss's high voice showing the influence of both folksingers and classical vocalists.