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NOW PLAYING: Stage Hands ~ Stage Hands

NYC by way of Johnstown, PA sound artist Brandon Locher has been kicking up a cosmic racket for quite some time now, working with folks like the esteemed… 85 more words

NORTH ADAMS: Nick Zammuto's new music and video show at Mass MoCA on March 21

From his days as a founding member of luminary art rockers the Books to his equally arresting and madcap work as a solo artist, the imagination of Nick Zammuto is boundless. 598 more words


OMG, there's a lesbian comic in MASS MoCA's 2015 lineup

MASS MoCA continues to push envelope, plans great music, dance
and lesbian comedy for Winter-Spring 2015
by Larry Murray

Today MASS MoCA revealed its performing arts lineup for January to May 2015 and capping the list on May 9 – and receiving very little ink in its press release – is the one and only Cameron Esposito, one of the funniest lesbian comics to come down the pike in a long time. 1,493 more words


The Books

The Books were an experimental pop duo who originated in New York around 1999. Described by principal songwriter Nick Zammuto as “collage music”, they are certainly just that: a conglomerate of literally hundreds of distinct influences from musical genres to instrumentation to cultural reverences and languages. 254 more words


Zammuto - "Anchor" - ALBUM REVIEW

Zammuto “Anchor”

Years down the line, when we look back at the crazy decade that was the 2000s, I think that one of the bands that will be cited as one of the most ambitious, important, and off-the-wall of those years will be The Books. 565 more words


Album Review:: Zammuto - 'Anchor'

Zammuto – ‘Anchor’

If you buy into the concept that innovative experimentalism that is made ostensibly for the sake of innovative experimentalism should be critically acclaimed precisely for the fact that it is innovative experimentalism despite the fact that the artist’s quest to be assessed as an innovative experimentalist has rendered their music almost unlistenable then you are… 601 more words


Album To Check Out: Zammuto - Anchor

Back in 2012, the experimental folk duo, The Books, composed of Nick Zummuto and cellist Paul de Jong quietly disbanded to the disappoint of their cult fanbase. 127 more words

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