Monthly Archives: September 2020

September 20

The Localist: How to Write an Album, Part 6 – About-ness in Song and Album Writing

In Part 4, we looked at a more expansive conception of what a “hook” is, describing good songwriting as involving a multiplicity of hooks in each song. But a good song isn’t just a random series of layered hooks, no matter how densely packed. The hooks support one another in a determinate way that helps […]

September 07

BCF Select Livestreams/Shows – Week of 9.7.20

A selection of livestreams/shows from the infinite sea of events in NYC this week: Tuesday, Sep. 8, 2020 @ 8pm – Jim Knable @ Luna Stage. Luna Stage in collaboration with the Andrew Goodman Foundation will have a livestream release of the first single “Don’t Wait” off of Knable’s upcoming concept album, Songs of Suffrage. […]