BY Kelly McClure in Music Stuff on Jul 30, 2010 |
It could be said that the music of Daniel Johnston is especially sad, because it has such a peppy little sound to it. While getting ready this morning, I chose Johnston's new early recordings compilation, The Story of An Artist (Munster Records), as my background music and found my spirits quickly lifted by his eccentric piano playing and child like way of singing. Knowing the back story of Johnston, and how he has suffered from bipolar disorder nearly his whole ... Read More
BY Alison Berry in Music Stuff on Jul 29, 2010 |
Self-taught pianist, poet, producer, and critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Rachael Sage will be previewing her latest revue "Stop Me If I'm Kvetching..." for one night only in New York City at the new Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2 Wednesday, August 4th at 7:30 PM. Super sweet! You can purchase tickets for $10 here. You can also purchase tickets for the actual Edinburgh Festival Fringe (in ... Read More
BY Sophie Johnson in Music Stuff on Jul 29, 2010 |
This Sunday, August 1st, Roberta's Pizza of Bushwick will host The Cure for a Cure. Several independent artists will gather in the garden to perform covers of The Cure in order to raise money for the Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia Foundation from 2-9pm.
Heritage Foods, Pies n Thighs, and, of course, Roberta's will be working the grill while you enjoy cool brews from Union Beer Distributors and listen to great live music. If that's not enough to get ... Read More
BY Catie Colliton in Music Stuff on Jul 29, 2010 |
Are you missing the crazy, monotone shenanigans of Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie in “Flight of the Conchords” as much as I am? Just two seasons of the quirky TV show was not enough! The duo was featured as our coverdudes in the April/May 2008 Men We Love issue, and we’re still madly in love with them.
Assuming you BUSTy ladies out there are just as obsessed as we are and happen to be in New York for the weekend (or whenever, ... Read More
BY Kelly McClure in Music Stuff on Jul 29, 2010 |
The only problem (if I HAD to pick one) with being Music Editor for a magazine like Bust, is that there's just not enough time in any given day to write about all the awesome music that gets sent to us for review. One CD that we've been loving, but couldn't quite fit into our last issue, is Olof Arnalds' Innundir Skinni, which our writer Katie Bain will review for you right here and now:
Icelandic singer and musician Olöf Arnalds floats into our musical ... Read More