An earful about music, pop culture and whatever else is on my mind.
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Tristan Perich’s Divine Violins
A concert doesn’t have to take place in an awe-inspiring setting like the Cathedral Of St. John The Divine to take on a sense of the sac...
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Outliers, Part 1: Oracle Hysterical, Thomas Bartlett-Nico Muhly
This two-part miniseries will look at four albums that exist within similar Venn diagrams that overlap between contemporary classical, fo...
Friday, May 04, 2018
MATA's Bad Romance At The Kitchen
This year saw the 20th Anniversary of the MATA Festival , which puts on new music concerts around the city for three weeks every spring. ...
Thursday, April 26, 2018
#RSD2018: Iris Blooms In Jersey City
When it comes to Record Store Day, I’m in it for the music not the promise of eBay resales or collecting some gussied up version of an ol...
Thursday, April 19, 2018
In Praise Of Classic Rock Retirement
It’s now become a thing, aging icons like Elton John, Neil Diamond, Paul Simon, Rush and Joan Baez announcing their retirement from touri...
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Record Roundup: Hip Hop Hors d’Oeuvres
It’s just past the first quarter of 2018 and it feels like hip hop is in a fragmented place, with tons of variety but a lack of centraliz...
Friday, April 06, 2018
Jonathan Wilson Takes Flight
The last time I saw Jonathan Wilson he was hundreds of feet away from me, across the Barclay’s Center, playing the role of the “Residen...
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