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Brooklyn is Burning

One of the new things at the Brooklyn Philharmonic is C.E.O. and Managing Director Richard Dare. He spoke to the crowd briefly before the Phil’s closing concert on June 9 and alluded to the stir he’s created with his series of energetic and opinionated essays on the state of classical music and arts organizations.


I’ve been told time and time again that I should talk less about myself and more about the “other.” Well, Mostly Other People Do the Killing, who recently played Cornelia Street, has become one of my favorite groups.

What if the D.J. were the NGO?

As a self-described ethnomusicologist, Clayton Jace studies the ways different cultures use digital technology in their music. As a world-famous D.J., he has made a name for himself through the way he uses the digital in his own music.

Network Potential

In the pages of the Rail earlier this year, I reported on a tension I witnessed in live performances of experimental music, in which this genre is becoming enshrined within institutions of art.

Maynard and the Musties

Maynard and the Musties are a local band, and by local I mean the members all live here in Brooklyn, except for Dikko, the trombone player, who lives across the river in mad Manhattan.


The Brooklyn Rail

OCT 2012

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