Wednesday May 15
Harper Simon Misses His Love in '99' - Premiere
If "99" is any indication, Harper Simon owns some very cool stuff including a vintage Chevelle, a Leica camera, a red turntable and some Beach Boys and Elvis Costello vinyl.
Mon May 13, 2013
film, tv & radio
"Rise and Fall of the Borscht Belt." Documentary on Jews who vacationed in the Catskills during the first half of the 20th century.
Sun May 12, 2013
Good songs win out in the end, and Vampire Weekend has plenty of those. The New York foursome fronted by Ezra Koenig has been simultaneously celebrated and denigrated since even before the release of their self-titled debut album, which generated loads of blog buzz - and just about as much backlash - in 2008.
Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City
Weekend have delivered a near-perfect third album in Modern Vampires Of The City , an endlessly enjoyable collection of songs that manage to touch the heart and engage the brain.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Jersey Journal
CD Reviews: Vampire Weekend, Chance the Rapper, others
Modern Vampires of the City Vampire Weekend Vampire Weekend is a popular rock band by anybody's definition, but the unabashedly preppy New York group has often been polarizing.
Tue May 07, 2013
Vampire Weekend: Modern Vampires of the City
Riding hard for the Upper West Side, the group turned its liberal arts degrees into American pop music that appropriated Afropop and songs that sent listeners to look up what the hell a mansard roof or an Oxford comma is.
Mon May 06, 2013
Clarks Hometown News Patriot
Jazzville Skyline: "still rhymin'"
A long time ago, in a galaxy known as Queens, New York, two young boys grew to become friends, and then grew into one of the biggest singer/songwriting duos of all timeSimon And Garfunkel Now since then, alot of water has passed under that troubled bridge, , and a slew of hit singles, both together and individually And recently, one half of the ... (more)
Fri May 03, 2013
The Huffington Post
Binky Philips: I Meet The King in 1956 and Paul Simon Meets Two Stewardesses in 1992
It's 1956, I am 3 and a half years old. My best friend is Corky. His dad is taking us, along with Corky's two utterly fascinating sisters, to the Central Park Zoo in his green Packard "woodie" station wagon.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Sam Beam Gets His Groove Back on 'Ghost On Ghost'
Apparently, Sam Beam got my memo: in my review of his last album , it seemed Iron and Wine was hell-bent on going from the coffeehouse to the arena, aiming stridently for the "cheap seats" with a large-scale, high-production masterpiece - there was just one problem, the fit never quite seemed right for him.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Santa Barbara Independent
New Ballet Set to Paul Simon
FURTHER TO FLY: Anna Carnes and Ryan Camou dance to the music of Paul Simon for choreographer Peter Pucci's Dream On By .
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Love Has Come for You
Did Steve Martin rock his signature arrow-through-the-head prop at these bluegrass-y sessions? Hard to tell; except for unfussy harmonies, he expresses himself only via his stately, joyous banjo-plunking. The star is Edie Brickell, the hippie-pop one-hit wonder , whose sassy vocals feel down-home but all her own.
Fri Apr 19, 2013
Jam Central Station 04.20.13: Paul Simon
Jam Central Station 04.20.13: Paul Simon Posted by Jeff Modzelewski on 04.20.2013 With over 50 years of musical success, Paul Simon is an amazing living legend.