February 15

BCF Select Shows – Week of 2.14.22

A selection of shows/livestreams from the infinite sea of events in NYC this week.

January 25

The Localist: How to Write an Album, Part 7 – The Importance of Singles for Emerging Artists

Parts 1-6 have focused more on the theory of writing albums for public consumption, but I wanted to talk a bit about practical matters that affect artists that are starting to pitch records to the public or people in the industry. And so I thought it would be helpful to talk about the concept of […]

January 21

For Old-Time’s Sake: Nora Brown Release Show for “Sidetrack My Engine” LP

Last fall, I was invited to attend a live musical performance at the Jalopy Theater and School of Music and write about it for Big City Folks. It was the release show for “Sidetrack My Engine”, the second album by 16-year-old Brooklyn-based banjo virtuoso Nora Brown. I gladly accepted. Below is my account of Brown’s […]

December 13

BCF Select Shows – Week of 12.13.21

A selection of shows/livestreams from the infinite sea of events in NYC this week.

December 06

BCF Select Shows – Week of 12.6.21

A selection of shows/livestreams from the infinite sea of events in NYC this week.

November 29

BCF Select Shows – Week of 11.29.21

A selection of shows/livestreams from the infinite sea of events in NYC this week.

November 15

BCF Select Shows – Week of 11.15.21

A selection of shows/livestreams from the infinite sea of events in NYC this week.

November 08

BCF Select Shows – Week of 11.8.21

A selection of shows/livestreams from the infinite sea of events in NYC this week.

November 01

BCF Select Shows – Week of 11.1.21

A selection of shows/livestreams from the infinite sea of events in NYC this week.

October 25

BCF Select Shows – Week of 10.25.21

A selection of shows/livestreams from the infinite sea of events in NYC this week.