Stories

It’s Personal, This Pet Grief

It’s Personal, This Pet Grief

Dear Stranger,   We used to be lovers and friends. You left very suddenly and didn’t even give a proper goodbye. No face to face. A text and radio silence. My silence wasn’t pure anger too; I was just stunned. Your words seemed to drip […]

How I Recorded My First Album With My Favorite Songwriter

How I Recorded My First Album With My Favorite Songwriter

By Sam Fuhrer   The average music fan has never heard of Simone Felice. He is a 40 year old ballad writer with a raggedy beard and scars from multiple heart and brain surgeries, living tucked away in the rural village of Palenville, New York, at […]

For the Record, It’s Done

For the Record, It’s Done

  You changed my life. Now tell me, was that ever a line you’ve practiced before? Because it sounded so ethereal– that sentence. So much I wanted to feel more cheerful that someone had actually uttered such a damned thing to me. And time, the […]

An Almost Empty Gin Palace

An Almost Empty Gin Palace

By Reuven Glezer   Imperial Bedroom is a colorful album, from the technicolor skeletons of lyrics to the poppy graphic design meant to evoke Picasso. It’s a long anthology of love, cheaters, makeshift languages, and tired men – the opener, “Beyond Belief” sums everything up […]