Allyson Polsky McCabe
ALLYSON POLSKY MCCABE teaches writing at Yale.
JUNE 2015 | Music
Inspired by John Berrymans The Dream Songs, Cave intersperses vivid images with a narrative record of life on the roadfrom backstage to onstage and after the shows, a catalogue of the most and least glamorous aspects of touring and performing.
DEC 14-JAN 15 | Music
With five days and nights of nonstop performances, the 34-year old CMJ Music Marathon touts itself as one of the worlds foremost platforms for discovering new music. But with over 1,400 shows to choose from, its easy to succumb to fatigue, followed by ennui.
SEPT 2013 | Music
Gender Bender earned a reputation for being wild and unpredictable at shows, often climbing the rafters, hanging upside-down above the stage, sometimes even urinating on the floor.
MAR 2011 | Express
The winners of the NBCC awards were announced last night at the New School to the anticipation, and sometimes surprise, of a standing room-only crowd.
JUL-AUG 2014 | Music
After five-plus bands, countless collaborations, and decades of relentless touring, Carla Bozulich has managed to remain both prolific and, perhaps intentionally, obscure.
MAR 2013 | Music
Every band wants you to believe that its all about the music. And every bands success depends on sustaining that illusion.
DEC 13-JAN 14 | Music
In a year in which the pop charts have been dominated by the manufactured likes of Katy Perry and Miley Cyrus, we have also enjoyed an unprecedented, and unexpected, resurgence of women from the indie scene. For me, this has been a lot like getting a call from an old friend whos been out of touch for a while and remembering how much you like her.
OCT 2011 | Music
When Patti Smith arrived in New York in the summer of 67, she was self-consciously outside society. She slept in graveyards, shacked up with Robert Mapplethorpe at the Chelsea, and shamelessly pilfered art supplies to nurture Mapplethorpes creative spirit.