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09.13.09
Indie Rock
Mark Sandman, lead singer, bassist, and songwriter of the seminal indie rock band Morphine, died on July 3, 1999. He had a heart attack while performing in Palestrina, Italy. Sandman revealed little about his life, which makes his songs all the
06.09.09
Indie Rock
I don't know when it happened, and I'm not going to blame Topher Grace, but at somepoint everyone decided we really wanted to live in the late 70's to early 80's. Possibly some sort of Post 9/11 retreat back into safer
10.25.09
Indie Rock
I have spent the past five weeks in Dublin; it is a wonderful city, but quite pricey: according to City Mayors, the somewhat dubious "international think tank for urban affairs," it is the tenth most expensive city in the world. Having
01.20.10
Indie Rock
Last nights sold out performance at Radio City Music Hall was a truly magnificent musical event. 'The Swell Season,' an ever growing amalgamation, which last night consisted of front man, the Irish and exuberant, Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová, Czech born
10.31.09
Indie Rock
There is no one on this planet that could accuse me of having a single-minded interest in a particular type of music. My uni supervisor constantly despaired over my apparent lack of research focus. Let me know if any of this
08.20.09
Indie Rock
There are at least two presses I love who are affiliated with musicians, and I bet there are lots more. Today's shout out goes out to Turtle Point Press and Exact Change. While Turtle Point, headed by publisher, Jonathan Rabinowitz, is
10.31.09
Indie Rock
Architecture of Instruction and Delight by Pieter van Wesemael Van Wesemael’s text, which he describes as socio-historical analysis of World Exhibitions as a didactic phenomenon, is a study of world’s fairs in the United States, Europe and Asia during and around
07.29.09
Indie Rock
Since we're on the music kick, I wanted to share some of the New York musicians I've been listening to most this summer. It's a given that this list already includes Fixer and Sex Slaves who I featured previously. 1.
10.15.09
Indie Rock
Indie rock singer/songwriter Kirsten DeHaan performing "1984" from her newly released EP 'Thorns On A Crown.' DeHaan played at The Colony Cafe in Woodstock, NY on the closing night (October 4, 2009) of Woodstock's 40th Anniversary Film Festival.["1984" skillfully maneuvers its
05.22.09
Indie Rock
I am usually not one for music video's and think that for the most part they end up detracting from the song, but every once in a while someone sends me one that blows me away. The best ones bring out
10.24.09
Indie Rock
Whether it brings about a heightened sense of focus, a feeling of loss, or a desire to reflect, fall affects everyone who experiences it. The following 5 songs are a mix of new releases that are either in rotation now,
10.24.09
Indie Rock
Whether it brings about a heightened sense of focus, a feeling of loss, or a desire to reflect, fall affects everyone who experiences it. The following 5 songs are a mix of new releases that are either in rotation now
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