April 05

BCF Select Shows – Week of 4.4.22

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

March 21

BCF Select Shows – Week of 3.21.22

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

March 08

KNABLE GAZING: Reflections on a Dylan Dream

“We were in front of a house I knew in the dream but never in real life. He had a black Camaro that I regularly took him out for rides in. I had to do the driving and it was my honor. Top down, dirty old car, two-door so it opened wide and he climbed […]

March 07

BCF Select Shows – Week of 3.7.22

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

February 21

BCF Select Shows – Week of 2.21.22

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

February 19

The Localist: Pitching Publicists

Just because you have money to be able to pay a publicist does not mean that a publicist will accept you as a client for your upcoming record release. I repeat, just because you have money to be able to pay a publicist does not mean that a publicist will accept you as a client […]

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.