Other Voices, Other Rooms…

February 26th, 2016, 11:00 am by Greg

From Woodstock Times: Eliza Siegel writes about the Woodstock Music Laboratory that’s being created by Paul Green (of the Paul Green Rock Academy) and Michael Lang (co-founder of the Woodstock Festivals).

From Table Hopping: Steve Barnes writes about the upcoming opening of the Savoy Taproom – formerly Justin’s On Lark – complete with live music…

From Bluegrass Unlimited: Albany’s own bluegrass-leaning band Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys are the subject of Andy Flynn’s three-page feature story in the February 2016 issue.

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From Creative Everyday: They’re not graphic novels. And they’re not cartoons. Let’s call ’em graphic short stories. But whatever you call ’em, we just love the series of four-panel mini biographies of Greater Nippertown residents by artist/musician Ira Marcks, examining how creativity applies to their everyday lives…

From The Times Union: Paul Grondahl remembers iconoclastic Troy artist-woodworker-philosopher Peter Albrecht, who died earlier this month…

From LookTV: A video interview with Lake George Arts Project director John Strong discussing the upcoming People’s Pixel Project and Bands ‘n’ Beans…

From DownBeat: In the March issue of the bible of the jazz world, Thomas Staudter throws the spotlight on the Skidmore Summer Jazz Institute, which is celebrating its 29th anniversary in June

From Stereogum: Richard Hell reviews the pilot for HBO’s “Vinyl”

From Truthout: Naomi Jaffe interviews Taina Asili about activism, music and the intersection of the two…

From Best Classic Bands: Nippertown writer/musician Michael Eck has penned a spotlight feature on Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Dave Mason, who plays The Egg in Albany with Leon Russell on Sunday (February 28).

From CRUMBS Local Music Blog: Andrew Gregory has compiled a round-up of recordings and video releases for the fourth quarter of 2015 from all around the Local 518.

From Albany Student Press: Eli Enis interviews Albany band Prince Daddy & the Hyena about their upcoming full-length album debut.