Other Voices, Other Rooms

From the Great Southern Brainfart: Don de Leaumon offers a lovely tribute to the late musician-composer-ex-Nippertownian Richard Lainhart, who would have celebrated his 59th birthday this week.

From Scope Online: 1993 Skidmore College grad Emily Lazar shared Grammy glory with the Foo Fighters as the mastering engineer of the band’s “Wasting Light,” which earned the Best Rock Album Grammy – one of five Grammys that the band picked up at Sunday’s ceremonies.

From Arts Talk: Artist Kris Perry’s plan for a mechanical music machine at the Basilica in Hudson…

From Metroland: It’s Best-Of Readers’ Poll time once again. Give ’em your opinions on Best Pizza, Best Country Band and/or Best Local Arts Website. And if you’re on a polling roll, you can also weigh in on the Best-of voting at The Troy Record, The Saratogian and Capital Region Living.

From KnickLedger: “30 Under 30” movers and shakers in the Capital Region. And we’re thrilled to see that at least a third of the winners are directly involved in the arts. Congrats to all…

From CRUMBS Blog: Ralph Renna conducts an interview with Kyle Chard, vocalist of the the hardcore band Born Low, who celebrate the release of their new seven-incher “The Hunger Within” (on Bad Ground Records) with a bash at Bogie’s in Albany on Saturday night.

From Poptional Reading: Marisa LaScala congratulates a number Hudson Valley Grammy Award winners.

From Keep Albany Boring: Gee, we weren’t able to catch Sasha Grey in action at Vapor in Saratoga Springs, but we sure felt like it after reading Andrew’s account. Great headline, too…

From BuzzFeed: David Bowie Movie Poster Mash-ups

From Chuck Miller: Chuck is damned excited about the upcoming J.B. Scott’s Reunion.

From the Rogovoy Report: Seth Rogovoy reviews a pair of art exhibitions at the Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield – Morgan Bulkeley: Bird Story (through Sunday, March 4) and Taking Flight: Audubon and the World of Birds (through Sunday, June 17).

From Movies: C.J. Lais hipped us to a thoroughly shaken and stirred mash-up video of the first minute of all 22 James Band movies – all at the same time.

From New York History: Rabbit Goody discusses rare American ingrain carpets

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