Signs of the City

March 31st, 2010, 3:26 pm by Sara
Positively Fourth Street, Troy

Gone but not forgotten: Positively Fourth Street in Troy


LIVE: The Fleshtones @ Positively Fourth Street, 3/27/10

March 30th, 2010, 2:57 pm by Greg

Art Fredette and Peter Zaremba

Wave bye-bye: Art Fredette and Peter Zaremba dancing on the bar at Positively 4th Street

“I go out of business better than anybody,” Art Fredette told us as he handed me another Budweiser from behind the bar on Saturday night.


The free-for-all farewell fling at Fredette’s Positively Fourth Street in Troy was a complete blur, as you may be able to ascertain from my unintentionally abstract photos of the frenetic, furious performance of the Fleshtones.

As Fleshtones vocalist-keyboardist Peter Zaremba frequently declared throughout the band’s sweat-soaked, bash-’em-out, uber-garage rock frenzy of a show, “Yeah, we’re goin’ out, but we’re not goin’ out easy. We’re goin’ out in style.”

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CD Review: JOHNNY MYSTERY & THE MYSTEIOS’ “Pronounced Misty-Oh’s”

October 28th, 2009, 2:10 pm by Greg

misteos250(No label listed, 2009)

Having emerged from the fold of Blackcat Elliot, guitarist-vocalist Johnny Mystery goes after the heart of ’60s garage rock.

It’s raucous. It’s rough ‘n’ tumble. It’s raw.

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