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Jun 22, 2017

Regarding that old adage about asking a busy person if you need something done: well, in the case of bandleader/composer Mary Halvorson it may get completed but you could be waiting a long time. Since 2005 the Brooklyn-based jazz guitarist has released nearly two dozen albums in various permutations including in a...


Jun 20, 2017

Multi-instrumentalist Josiah Woodson is an advocate of moment-to-moment thinking; it has served the Paris-based musician well. Instead of preoccupying his mind on matters of the future, he excels at whatever is currently in front of him. Whether it's winning a Grammy for his trumpet playing on Beyoncé's 4 album or as...


Jun 16, 2017

Who needs the weight of categories when they're all sourced from a strain of creativity that's almost dangerous in its execution? Behind the moniker of Eartheater, Alexandra Drewchin is a musician, performance and visual artist. Whether it's with her pair of 2015 albums (Metalepsis and RIP Chrysalis) or her acrobatic...


Jun 3, 2017

Since the 1970s, armed with a 16mm camera and his curiosity, filmmaker and artist Charlie Ahearn was a pioneer chronicler of the nascent days of hip-hop and street culture in New York City. He soon migrated to movies including the super 8 kung-fu film The Deadly Art of Survival (1978) and the seminal Wild Style (1983)...


May 30, 2017

New York singer-songwriter Marc Cantone ambitiously splits his time. By day he works as a children's TV producer and at nite he crafts perfect pop songs. The City and Horses is the name of Marc's band project and as the frontman he's been releasing impossibly catchy albums since 2009's official debut I Don't Want to...