Brooklyn band Xylos are going to be perform at Hiro Ballroom Thursday Jan.26 as the co-headliner of the 2012 NYC Arctic Ball. Meanwhile, the band is also working on a new project and will also be performing at this year’s SXSW. For info, check out their Web site.
Archive for January, 2012
The Best Music Writing has been an annual series published by Da Capo Press for over a decade, spotlighting the best in music journalism; past installments have been guest edited by such esteemed writers as Ann Powers, Nick Hornby, Alex Ross, Greil Marcus and Nelson George. This time around, the 2012 edition and future installments of the series will be independently published, and series editor Daphne Carr is trying to raise funds through Kickstarter to make that happen. As of Jan. 18, 2012, she has raised $3,208 to reach a goal of $15,000 by Jan. 31. Help keep the series going by making a contribution to its Kickstarter page; some cool incentives are being offered for donations. For more information, visit this Web site; and to make a donation, please check out the Kickstarter page.
Queen 40, Vol. 3: The Works, A Kind of Magic, The Miracle, Innuendo, Made in Heaven
By David Chiu
Although Queen’s momentum in the United States declined during the’80s, the band was still popular in Europe and the rest of the world. It was a period that saw Queen still at the top of the their game until tragedy struck that would change everything and mark the end of one chapter of the group’s storied history.
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