Posts Tagged ‘Music’

Bacon Brothers Sizzle in NYC

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Celeb_Bacon Brothers 2 Kevin and Michael Bacon, in their 17th year as bandmates, talk about their musical process, the experience of being onstage, and weird concert venue requests By Alexis Tarrazi Throw together a harmonica, mandolin, electric guitar and an accordion and you get FoRo SoCo. No it’s not the name of a new drink. It’s how celebrity [&hellip
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Q&A: Coheed and Cambria

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Coheed and Cambria. Photo by Lindsey Byrnes A chat with the rockers as they prepare for their upcoming show at Radio City this weekend By Sophia Rosenbaum Coheed and Cambria’s song “Welcome Home” takes on new meaning this Saturday when the band performs for the first time at Radio City Music Hall. “New York has always been the hometown show,” said lead [&hellip
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Now Take Them Out, Devils: The Marriage of Music & Narrative in the Video Game Bastion

Written by Simon Lazarus Vasta on . Posted in Arts & Film, Music

Recently, when I’m not performing diligent research, sifting through a hard drive’s worth of mp3s, resting my chin in my hands contemplatively and having deep deep thoughts about pop songs for you lovely people, I’ve been playing a video game called  Bastion. It’s a really fun game, but more importantly, it’s a genuinely moving experience. If [&hellip
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Downtown, Then and Now with Marc Spitz

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in Music

spitz A walking tour with a music journalist brings his memoir to life If “raucous” and “intimate” can coexist adroitly, that describes the atmosphere at the release party for Marc Spitz’s new memoir Poseur, an affair tucked cozily away up a staircase at the Lower East Side’s Slipper Room. Everyone here knows each other, laughs heartily [&hellip
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Top Ten EPs of 2012

Written by City Arts on . Posted in Arts & Film, Music

Top-Ten-EPs-of-2012600 By Ben Kessler The Best in Order of Preference 1. “Late,” Florrie 2. “Super Ultra,” Charli XCX 3. “Cold Summer,” CJ Hilton 4. “Warrior,” Queen of Hearts 5. “Skitszo Pt. 1,” Colette Carr 6. “Iconic,” Icona Pop 7. “True,” Solange 8. “Cityswitch,” SRH 9. “Ghost,” Sky Ferreira 10. “Against the Wall,” Kat Graham The release [&hellip
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Now Take Them Out, Devils’ Most Anticipated Albums of 2013 (So Far)

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wolf27s_law By Simon Lazarus Vasta My Bloody Valentine, TBA (TBA) The music masses have been waiting for a follow-up to My Bloody Valentine’s last album, the modern-classic-that-has-been-around-so-long-now-it’s-just-a-classic Loveless, for twenty-one years now. Many, myself included, had given up the faith, stopped chasing that particular white whale, and resigned themselves to crate-digging for early MBV obscurities. But [&hellip
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