Speak Into My Good Eye

All posts by Mike Mehalick

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Breaking Rad: Delicate Steve

Wide, rollicking soundscapes and resonant rhythms. That’s what was on display the first time the NJ bred Delicate Steve caught my eye, and ear, opening for Yeasayer at a picturesque gig on Governors Island a few years back. Not much has [...]

July 11, 2012 Breaking Rad, Features
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New Release Tuesday: Dirty Projectors vs Twin Shadow

It’s the best day of the week music lovers! Maybe you’re one of those weird people that looks forward to Friday or its newly adopted bastard cousin Thursday, but any discerning LP crate digger will tell you that the first [...]

July 10, 2012 New Music, Reviews
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Jack White: 37 Songs For 37 Years

Happy Birthday Mr. White! July 9th, 2012 marks the 37th birthday in the contemporary guitar god’s Detroit to Nashville story. Having already packed a lifetime’s worth of prodigious and prolific output Jack is likely on his way home from Denmark [...]

July 9, 2012 Features
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Roger Waters Brought “The Wall” To Yankee Stadium

Photography by Robert Juckett Decades and incarnations of Yankee Stadium have passed since the last time Pink Floyd’s classic album and live spectacle “The Wall” had been performed in the Bronx. Friday night saw the return of the outfield spanning [...]

July 7, 2012 Live, Reviews
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50 Songs For 50 States; A 4th Of July Playlist

Happy 236th Birthday America! You hardly look a day over 230. On July the 4th people of all colors, creeds, and sexual orientation will pull their red, white, and blue short shorts out of that secret place in their closets [...]

July 3, 2012 Features
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Instant Nostalgia: RIP Girls

As is often the case in music or any collaborative artform, sometimes people just have to move on to new things in order to progress and grow. This appears to be the case with Christopher Owens, the principal songwriter and singer of [...]

July 2, 2012 Features
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Governors Ball Day 2: Modest Mouse, Fiona Apple, And Beck Bring It Home

And I’m spent: Another trip over the Robert F. Kennedy bridge and another day of the Governors Ball, this time with a more rock centric program for the throngs making the trek from all around the world. As with Saturday, [...]

June 25, 2012 Live
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Governors Ball Day 1: Kid Cudi, Passion Pit, Major Lazer Lead The Charge

RANDALL’S ISLAND – After a brief bus ride to Randall’s Island Park from the 125th Street subway stop one could see the early machinations of the 2012 edition of the Governors Ball. Now spread out over the course of two [...]

June 23, 2012 Live
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Governors Ball 2012: 10 Questions For K. Flay

SIMGE is gearing up for this weekend’s Governors Ball set to take place on Randall’s Island (tix still available here) by shining a spotlight on some of our favorite artists on the rise playing the festival.  We recently caught up [...]

June 21, 2012 Features, Interviews
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David Byrne + St Vincent Unveil Collaborative Album “Love This Giant”

Mutual appreciators former Talking Heads leader David Byrne and former Polyphonic Spree guitarist St Vincent have officially announced the manifestation of their long rumored team up “Love This Giant” set for release on September 11th. Having been in the works [...]

June 14, 2012 News