Category Archives: Live Shows in New York City

Neko Case Flings Me Into Space

Oh, that Voice! That VOICE!! And to hear it in Radio City Music Hall, the pinnacle of good acoustics… it was truly magic. Neko Case and her aggressively-bearded band dazzled and amused with a performance that included a smattering of … Continue reading

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Best of 2012

Confession: I didn’t do a great job of staying on top of new music in 2012. There was a three-month miracle where we had a really good indie radio station in the NYC area but as quickly as it appeared … Continue reading

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Home is where the heart lies

I first heard Throwing Muses on a 4AD compilation I purchased in college called Lonely is an Eyesore. It’s a showcase of the British label’s artists at the time, bands with esoteric names like Dead Can Dance, This Mortal Coil … Continue reading

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Teaser

I caught an early (and very short – 45 minutes!) show by EMA at the Mercury Lounge a couple nights ago. It was my first live show in more than a month. I’m not including the Journey tribute band1 that … Continue reading

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Under the Covers

Last night I shook the hand that has given us this: JoseGonzalez-Crosses In keeping with my history of saying silly things when I meet talented musicians that I deeply admire, showcased here and here, I told The Dreamy José González … Continue reading

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