Other Voices, Other Rooms…

November 18th, 2016, 11:45 am by Greg

From The Alt: Greater Nippertown’s new alt-weekly made its debut this week, and the premier issue featured a cover story on a Local 518 musician. Kudos to Jeff Nania, who profiles singer-songwriter Girl Blue, who has been bustin’ a move with her recently released album, I Am Not a Star.

From The Times Union: Deanna Fox thought it would be a good idea to celebrate the 30th anniversary of David Allan’s Albany bicentennial anthem “Let’s Have a Party, Albany” by concocting a re-make. Hmmm…

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From The Daily Gazette: Bill Buell writes about Hermie’s Music Store moving from Jay Street in Schenectady to its new location in Proctors’ Arcade, in the space formerly occupied by Van Curler Music. Opening Day in the new location is scheduled for Saturday (November 19).

From The Troy Record: Glenn Griffith serves up a profile of Greater Nippertown artist-musician-teacher Ira Marcks.

From Joe Henry’s Facebook page: Somebody may have written a more insightful, more poignant, more absolutely righteous obituary for the great Mose Allison, who died this week. But if they did, I haven’t seen it yet…

From Open Culture: Here’s how to download 10,000 of the first music recordings ever made, courtesy of the UCSB Cylinder Audio Archive…