Author Archives: Marian

The Reconstruction of Buke & Gase

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The experimental duo talk to AON about their new move, new studio, and new album.

Talking Traditions and Superstitions with Widowspeak


The Brooklyn-based band talks to AON about the origins of their latest album for Captured Tracks, ‘Almanac’.

Prince Rama on the Eve of World’s End

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Celebrating the apocalypse at Comet Ping Pong, and the dawn of the “Now Age”

Cuddle Magic: Chamber Music Songwriting Collective

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The Brooklyn chamber ensemble discuss their origins and finding inspiration in death.

Collective Dreams Debut on the new Frau Eva album, ‘Underneath Eyelids’

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Frau Eva talks new album in advance of release show at Black Cat.

52 O Welcomes Cloud Becomes Your Hand

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The Brooklyn quartet brings their improvisation and meticulously orchestrated cacophony to Bloomingdale.

On Busking and Getting Busted

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For locals, South by Southwest is as much of an invasion as Mardi Gras is in New Orleans.  “Spring Break, 2011!” visitors cry over the debauchery and decibels of Sixth… Read More

Let the Convergence Begin: Kicking Things Off at House of 88

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I was on my way to Texas, and I didn’t have a media pass, an official badge, a wristband, or a proper RSVP to any SXSW event. I didn’t have… Read More

Ian Svenonious: All In the Same Chain Gang

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Spiv kicks off the BYOC movement, and takes Chain and the Gang out for two quick dates with Kid Congo.

Arrington de Dionyso: Evolution of a Shapeshifter


When I first piqued an interest in music, meditation, and other mysterious mentionings, I always thought that these topics were esoteric, sacred and impenetrable. In a eastern religion classes, there… Read More

A Quick Chat with Gull

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Just a few weeks ago, Nathaniel Rappole was at local venue Hole in the Sky, setting up his merch of individualized silk-screen shirts. He also put out a huge bag… Read More

The Legend of Fern Knight

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Traveling ‘twixt blurred reality and dream-induced states, Fern Knight has been known to produce gothic and arcane lullabies with a well-balanced dosage of prog-rock undertones. The band’s compelling music explores… Read More