Music

Bathing in Falsetto

A look back at a decade of music that finds me here today bathing in falsetto. How I grew to love Bon Iver…. by: Michael Shields…

Mistaken For Strangers

by: Michael Shields A new documentary takes you on the road with The National, while exploring what it means to be brothers…. Tom Berninger is…

Ironman — Gold Edition

by: Michael Shields A true classic gets a makeover…… It’s rare that a hip-hop track will incite the sort of emotion I experienced the first…

Lysandre

by: Michael Shields Christopher Owens opens up his heavy heart on his solo debut, Lysandre….. Artists have released concept albums to varying degrees of success…

Miracle on 32nd Street

Across the Margin’s holiday tribute continues with proof that miracles come in all shapes and sizes… by: Paul Gutkowski We sat in a shitty midtown…

Taking Sides

by: Michael Shields Amanda Palmer’s endeavor to change the music business through an active connection with her supporters meets some resistance…. This time would be…

Yeasayer’s Fragrant World

by: Michael Shields Yeasayer’s latest album, ‘Fragrant World’, further defines their unique sound while inviting you into a demented rhythm and blues dream…. I have…

Working by Hindsight

by: Michael Bradford Stuck in the waiting room with so much more to offer-and then still waiting….. I imagined, as a boy, being everything else…

Disconnection Drops

by: Douglas Grant Every Tuesday night I listen to Tony Touch’s show Toca Tuesdays on Sirius XM. It’s a mixtape session of hip-hop featuring artists…

It’s Alive

A look at Killer Mike’s new album, R.A.P. Music. A modern day classic… by: Michael Shields I hear, often, people wondering where all the hip…