From Hudson Sounds: Joseph Dalton writes about EMPAC at RPI and the nature of the avant garde.
From The Daily Front: Greg Aidala hosts a video interview with moe. drummer Vinnie Amico from his Ballston Spa man cave.
From In Your Speakers: Bryan Casale reviews Alta Mira’s newly released sophomore album, “I Am the Salt.”
From Metroland: Ali Hibbs catches up with The Albany Barn project, which aims to transform a shuttered school, as well as the Arbor Hill neighborhood in which it sits, into a vibrant artists’ community.
From the Rogovoy Report: Seth Rogovoy previews Saturday’s concert at Club Helsinki in Hudson by Seun Kuti, the son of Afro-Beat great Fela Kuti and a considerable talent in his own right, judging by his wonderful, Brian Eno-produced album, “From Africa With Fury: Rise.”
From Keep Albany Boring: A report (and a big batch of photos) of the second annual Capital Region Canstruction, which is on view at the New York State Museum in Albany through Thursday, April 26.
From the Free George: Ezra Prior shares memories of his grandfather with “My Grandfather Kurt: Reflections on Kurt Vonnegut.”