The Name Game: Say Goodbye to the City Never Sleeps; Say Hello to Stellar Young

September 17th, 2012, 1:00 pm by Greg
Stellar Young

Stellar Young

The City Never Sleeps is now known as Stellar Young.

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LIVE: Wild Adriatic @ Jillian’s, 3/23/12

April 30th, 2012, 3:30 pm by Greg
Wild Adriatic

Wild Adriatic

Photographs by Timothy Reidy

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Five Firsts: Dave Parker of The City Never Sleeps

December 26th, 2011, 1:00 pm by Greg
The City Never Sleeps

The City Never Sleeps

NAME: Dave Parker
BAND AFFILIATION: The City Never Sleeps/Weerd Science
INSTRUMENT: Bass

1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … I honestly can’t remember, so I’ll answer this one with my first favorite record – Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” Had it on vinyl in the early-mid ’80s.

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Five Firsts: John Glenn of The City Never Sleeps

November 29th, 2011, 12:00 pm by Greg
The City Never Sleeps

The City Never Sleeps

NAME: John Glenn
BAND AFFILIATION: The City Never Sleeps
INSTRUMENT: Singer

1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … “Europop” by Eiffel 65. I was about 10, and the only music I had at home were my parents’ classical or classic rock CDs, my brother’s rock mixes that he tapped off the radio and abandoned on dusty shelves and my own tapes off the radio. I remember I was at a book store with my parents and saw Eiffel 65 on display and recognized the “Blue (Da Ba Dee)” song from the radio. I just kind of stood there listening to it for what must have been 40 minutes. I thought it was so different from all the rock and classical music with all the over-produced synthetic sounds and the repetitive catchy hooks. I really loved that album at that time. I listen to it now, and it sounds kind of cheesy, but even today I play an acoustic rendition of “Blue (Da Ba Dee)” fairly regularly.

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