From the Beat: Jeff Loudon breaks down the elements of what makes a good live performance. We’re not sure that we necessarily agree with his math, but he’s come up with an intriguing formula.
From Berkshire On Stage: Larry Murray delves into the Steve Jobs – J.S. Bach connection.
From All Over Albany: A profile of uber local music fan and regular Nippertown.com contributor Tim Reidy, whose “My Exit” show airs on WEXT-FM at 10am on Sunday.
From MASS MoCA: Phyllis Criddle’s very fashionable Discard Avant Garb-worthy dress created entirely of wristbands from the Solid Sound Festivals.
From the Arts Whisperer: Bob Goepfert offers a reminder of some of the final performances of some good theater productions around town.
From Keep Albany Boring: KC recounts a headbanging night at Northern Lights with Every Time I Die and Gwar.
From Foss Forward: Sara Foss outgrows her completist music fan phase.
From Kevin Marshall’s America: Kevin Marshall serves up a review of Josh Ritter’s recent concert at The Egg and finds Ritter’s “Southern Pacifica” a little too close to Calexico’s “Ruin” for comfort.