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The Michael J. Epstein Memorial Library - Volume One

Despite containing moments of ingenuity, I felt this record had scope to be far more interesting than it ultimately was. I have retained a certain fondness for it however, and Amylee is a song I’d still be quite comfortable playing to anyone. 616 more words

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Parlour Bells Makes CBS Boston’s Best Local Rock Bands

Parlour Bells is excited to be named one of Boston’s Best Local Rock Bands by CBS Boston, sharing the honor with other standout acts, The Michael J. 54 more words

Can you make a short movie in 48 Hours?

Storytelling can be complicated perhaps even very difficult at times.  But as any member of the 80 plus teams that participated in the 2013, 48 Hour Film Project Boston will tell you, it’s not impossible. 1,112 more words


The Michael J. Epstein Memorial Library "Volume One" Review

The Michael J. Epstein Memorial Library, the side project of Motion Sick’s lead singer, released this album in 2011 (though i just recently discovered it).  The album has a folk-pioneer sound mixed with some modern and 60’s pop elements to give you a happy vibe even on the more sad lyrical side. 58 more words


Tour Tales: Michael J. Epstein of Neutral Uke Hotel & The Motion Sick

2012 marks thirteen years since Jeff Mangum suffered a severe nervous breakdown and quietly deactivated the greatest band to ever hail from Ruston, Louisiana. Despite the group’s unexpected disbandment, … 503 more words

Neutral Uke Hotel @ Schubas 4-23-11

Back in August of last year, I covered a show the likes of which I had never seen before. It was my first real show after moving to Chicago, and my first gig writing for a music blog ( 1,048 more words

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An Interview With Shawn Fogel and Michael J Epstein of Neutral Uke Hotel

I’m doing this in pieces because I’m on my way to a funeral in my hometown. So last night I posted a MJEML video, and today I’m doing the interview I conducted with Shawn and Michael last night. 67 more words