Rant’n’Roll: I Just Want To Read This Book Again, This Time Aloud, ‘Without Getting Killed Or Caught’

The first time I met Guy Clark was at a New York City press party in 1976 to celebrate RCA’s release of his second album, Texas Cookin’. He was a long and lanky fella who drawled out a neighborly kind of thanks to my ex-wife and I before inviting …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Darlene Love, Kurt Vile & The Violators, Particle, and more

Darlene Love/B.B. King Blues Club & Grill/December 26, 2016

Darlene Love was born Darlene Wright in East Los Angeles, California, but moved with her family when her preacher father was offered his own church in San Antonio, Texas. She began singing in school glee clubs, and when the family moved …

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Kam On Film: ‘Lion,’ ‘Silence,’ and What’s New in Theaters

Lion

The Weinstein Company

Rated PG-13 for mature themes and some sensuality

Adoptee Tracks Down Birth-Mom In Bittersweet Biopic

Saroo (Dev Patel) had the misfortune of being born into poverty in India’s Khandwa district. He lived there with his single mom, Kamla (Priyanka Bose), along with his big brother, Guddu …

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Reality Check: Joe Cool…Out!

Our Journey From Hope To Change To Trump  

Barack Obama is the only major party candidate for president I have ever voted for with gusto. And he shall be the last. That is my gift to him on his way out. The man I dubbed Joe Cool was historic for …

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Remembering Those We Lost In 2016

Now that the holiday season is over and early deadlines are in the rear-view mirror, I can finally take a few minutes to sit down and write (cry?) about those we lost in 2016.

Man…what a shit show last year was. Fresh off the heels of losing Lemmy (Motörhead) and …

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Shoreworld: Asbury Underground Presents Light Of Day Downtown 2017

Jan. 14 marks year four for Asbury Underground’s involvement with Light of Day. Pat Schiavino has been making great strides to help bring musical recognition to the City by the Sea. His cohabitation with Tony Pallagrosi and Light of Day has brought a fresh twist to a traditionally exclusive event …

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Long Island Happenings: January 2017

This December was a holiday spectacular for Long Island. While I personally couldn’t see as many of the amazing holiday lineups of bands that I wanted to due to finals, the community saw everything from a The Sleeping reunion to the classic “ChristMosh” Patent Pending show to mathy and now …

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Rant’n’Roll: The Best Music You’ve Never Heard And The Best Artists You’ve Never Heard Of

The Lucas Haneman Express, from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, rocks on its second CD. Tearing Up The Rails has 12 originals plus covers of Steppenwolf’s 1968 “Magic Carpet Ride” and the 1984 Bryan Adams hit “Run To You,” which they actually improve upon, thus taking it out of its long-held …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Bouncing Souls, Los Lobos, Ronnie Spector, and more

Bouncing Souls/Irving Plaza/December 17, 2016

Raised in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, guitarist Pete Steinkopf and bassist Bryan Kienlen played in a cover band in the mid to late 1980s, and Greg Attonito occasionally sang a few songs with the band. Eventually the time came for the musicians to get serious …

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Kam On Film: ‘Paterson,’ ‘Live By Night,’ and What’s New in Theaters

Paterson

Bleecker Street Media / Amazon

Rated R for profanity

Peripatetic Bus Driver Personifies Poetry In Motion In Introspective Character Portrait

Paterson (Adam Driver) is stuck in a rut. By day, the municipal bus driver repeatedly negotiates his way around a boring route around the New Jersey city which shares …

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