Posts Tagged ‘What She Said’

Five Firsts: Christopher Plyem of What She Said

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011
Christopher Plyem

Christopher Plyem

NAME: Christopher Plyem
BAND AFFILIATION: What She Said
INSTRUMENT: Drums, Vocals, Guitar

1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … Beatles’ “Rubber Soul.”

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Nippertown Music News

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

JED DAVIS: The restless and seemingly tireless Jed Davis – prolific Nippertown musician who also runs the Fake Coffeehouse at UAlbany’s Campus Center – is getting ready to embark upon yet another new musical adventure. Here’s what he had to say about it on his blog:

“Now I want to do something new, completely new. Brand new songs; musicians I’ve never played with before; new audience, even, building from scratch. Maybe I’m just caught up in the college energy… dunno, don’t care. I’m going with it.

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Five Firsts: Joel Marshall of What She Said

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Joel Marshall

(photo by Lisa Rustin)

NAME: Joel Marshall
BAND AFFILIATION: What She Said
INSTRUMENT: Guitar

1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … Elton John’s “Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only the Piano Player”

2. THE FIRST CONCERT THAT I EVER SAW WAS … Crosby, Stills and Nash with a guest appearance from Joni Mitchell at Madison Square Garden

3. THE FIRST MUSICAL INSTRUMENT I EVER OWNED OR PLAYED WAS … Sam Ash “Carlo Robelli” brand SG copy because Frank Zappa was playing a real one on the cover of “Roxy and Elsewhere”

4. THE FIRST SONG THAT I EVER PERFORMED IN PUBLIC WAS … “Home on the Range” Third grade talent show, Bear Ridge Elementary, Pleasantville, NY.

5. THE FIRST BAND I WAS EVER IN WAS … Bloody Mary – we played “No Sugar Tonight” and ” I Want to Rock and Roll All Night” under a light show consisting of an overhead projector with a pyrex pan of blue-colored water on it.

Joel Marshall and the other members of What She Said will be rocking at the Tugboat Tavern in Cohoes on Saturday night.

Five Firsts: Vincent Lane of What She Said

Thursday, March 4th, 2010

NAME: Vincent Lane
BAND AFFILIATIONS: What She Said and reaLation
INSTRUMENT: Bass/Vocals

1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … “Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”

2. THE FIRST CONCERT THAT I EVER SAW WAS … Rick Springfield/Greg Kihn at SPAC in August, 1981. I went with my neighbor Steve (Webb), who happened to be the music editor of the old Knickerbocker News. We had great seats because he was covering the show for the paper. Steve and I then went backstage for an interview with Rick and his band. As a little kid, I must have been annoying, but Rick was very cool and even let me play his guitar.

3. THE FIRST MUSICAL INSTRUMENT I EVER OWNED OR PLAYED WAS … Mexican Fender 4 string bass. It was black.

4. THE FIRST SONG THAT I EVER PERFORMED IN PUBLIC WAS … “Interstellar Overdrive” by Pink Floyd. Boy, did that ever go over like a lead balloon.

5. THE FIRST BAND I WAS EVER IN WAS … A high school band by the name of Afterbirth.

Vincent Lane and the rest of What She Said – a new Nippertown band of rockers formed from the ashes of the Fizziks and Subzero – take the stage at Katie O’Byrne’s in Schenectady at 9:30pm on Saturday.

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