Sunday, October 22, 2017


Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017

I’m sitting here alone at the bar in The Smith, about to order dinner.  Don’t want to feel like a loser sitting by himself, so I check my iPhone, like there will be crucial messages and updates requiring my response.  But no texts, no emails.  This sucks.  Everyone else is speed typing with...

Wednesday, May. 25, 2016

I’ve had the title of this column in my head for over a month.  Probably came out of all the “transgender” news, tweets and bathroom chatter.  I dunno..just popped out.

What would that mean in the realm of popular music—“transgenre”?

And I thought, it’s when an artist we’ve...

Friday, Jun. 20, 2014

A few days ago Evelyn came to my desk holding a three-quarter inch video cassette.  “Look at this!” she said, as if she’d discovered an arrowhead in Union Square Park.

The cassette contained archival footage of something—whatever it was—we’d done music for some time in the previous...