Song o’ the Week: Grizzly Bear’s “Mourning Sound”

August 15th, 2017, 9:00 am by Greg

Buttocks bongos, a knife-wielding bride and nipples that shoot rainbows… What else would you expect from Grizzly Bear, who open a two-night stand at BSP Kingston tonight?

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Song o’ the Week: Bryan Thomas’ “This Is Not a Pipe”

July 10th, 2017, 10:00 am by Greg

This Is Not a Pipe from Bryan Thomas on Vimeo.

Song o’ the Week: Robert Capowski’s “Sometimes You Stumble”

June 22nd, 2017, 11:00 am by Greg

Robert Capowski takes the stage at One Caroline Street Bistro in Saratoga Springs at 6pm on Friday (July 21) in support of his new album, Back to Blue

Happy Birthday, Nancy Sinatra

June 8th, 2017, 11:00 am by Greg

Happy 77th birthday to Nancy Sinatra

Song o’ the Week: Don Henry’s “Schenectady”

May 12th, 2017, 11:00 am by Greg

On those very rare occasions when Schenectady makes its way into a song lyric, it’s usually as a punchline. That’s not the case with Don Henry’s “Schenectady,” co-written with Craig Carothers.

The DonJuans – the duo of Don Henry and Jon Vezner – team up with folk music legend Tom Paxton for an evening of songs and stories at the Eighth Step at Proctors’ GE Theatre in Schenectady at 7:30pm tonight (Friday, May 12). Tickets are $30 in advance; $35 at the door; $50 Gold Circle.

Song o’ the Week: Taina Asili’s Bilingual Anthem

March 8th, 2017, 1:00 pm by Greg

Albany singer-songwriter-activist Taina Asili serves up her firey protest anthem, “No Es Mi Presidente.”

Find out more about the song and the video at Rolling Stone, where writer Liz Pelly interviews Asili…

Song o’ the Week: Girl Blue’s “Drunk”

February 10th, 2017, 3:21 pm by Greg

The brand-spankin’ new video from the debut EP, I Am Not a Star, by Girl Blue, who returns to Caffe Lena in Saratoga Springs at 7pm on Sunday (February 12), following her show-stopping performance there last month at the Tom Waits tribute concert. Tickets are $12 in advance; $14 at the door.

Song o’ the Week: Mega Bog’s “Fwee”

February 2nd, 2017, 2:00 pm by Greg

Psychedelic popsters Mega Bog – featuring Erin Birgy and a shifting personnel – are gearing up for the release of their sophomore album, Happy Together, on Friday (February 3) on the Nicey Music label.

The first single from the album is “Fwee,” which features Albany’s own Meg Duffy (Hand Habits), as well as a number of other impressive musicians, including James Krivchenia (Big Thief), Ezra Tenenbaum (EZTV) and IJI’s Zach Burba and Will Murdoch.

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