Other Voices, Other Rooms


From Keep Albany Boring: You may be thoroughly bored with all of the Best of the Year lists – but we hope not ’cause we’ve been running a big batch of ’em, and more are coming next week. But the fine folks at Keep Albany Boring are running a readers’ poll on the Worst of 2011. Drop by and vote on more than 40 categories including Worst Local Concert Series, Worst Pizza, Worst Hipster Bar and, of course, Worst “Best-Of” List

From The Rogovoy Report: A week after he delivered a knock-out show at The Egg in Albany, Lyle Lovett & His Acoustic Group returned to the area for a concert at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington, and Seth Rogovoy serves up a review of the concert.

From Don Rittner: Don has a rather detailed story about Manhattan Transfer leader Tim Hauser’s childhood in Troy.

From The Times Union: Michael Eck’s essay on the power and joys of live theater

From Kevin Marshall’s America: Mr. Marshall weighs in with his Top 20 albums of 2011.

From In Your Speakers: Derek Duoba’s review and photographs of Japanther’s “The Cake of the 3 Towers” at EMPAC at RPI in Troy on 12/2.

From Indie Albany: S. Connick looks back at Beck’s classic “Midnight Vultures” album 13 years later…

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1 Comment
  1. J. Welf says

    Anyone else go to Japanther?
    The band was good but the “art project” was boring. a naked guy and a guy in drag arent shocking or original in 2011. For the amount of time and resources at thier disposal Japanther dropped the ball. Would have much rather seen that band in a basement and raged.

    That guys review is preposterous. Maybe he had inside track as to what the band was thinking because none of that message was conveyed very well.

    Hipsters. ugh.

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