With lush sounds and some of the smartest lyrics in recent memory, Father John Misty’s “I Love You, Honeybear” is an easy pick for this month’s New Music Notes.
This Week's Circulars
ONEONTA - Ruth G. Allen, of Oneonta and Brooklyn, passed away July 21, 2020. Ruth was the retired administrative director for the Cornell Cooperative Extension of NYC outreach education programs. She was a lifelong educator and an advocate for the members of her local community on multiple i…
RICHFIELD SPRINGS - James R. Casalere, 63, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, July 30, 2020, in his home. He was born on Feb. 15, 1957, in Cooperstown, son of the late Rocco V. and Ruth Nickerson Casalere. A lifelong Richfield Springs resident, he was a graduate of Richfield Springs High …
CHERRY VALLEY - William G. Young (Bill), 78, passed away peacefully at his home in Cherry Valley, on July 26, 2020, with his family and sweetheart by his side. Bill was born on May 11, 1942, in Springfield to Edwin F. Young and Vera M. Young (Galusha). On Oct. 29, 1966, Bill was united in ma…
LAKELAND, Fla. - Alice A Wells, 94, of Lakeland, Florida, passed away at Lakeland Regional Medical Center on Saturday, July 25, 2020. She was born on Jan. 6, 1926, in Springfield, Massachusetts, the only child of August Asplund and Hulda Mangs. The family moved to Sidney, when she was 2. She…
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Recently I was worried about the decline of the guitar-driven band, so I am happy that this month’s New Music Notes brings just such a find. The first album by the Welsh quartet, Catfish and the Bottlemen, titled “The Balcony” was released in this country in January. While the music has ech…
There was a time when contemporary music was populated by guitar driven bands. But in the previous year, the trend to a greater diversity became apparent to this avid listener.
With songs of love and the the loss of illusion, “Too Bright” could be the breakout album for Seattle native Mike Hadreas, aka Perfume Genius. The album demonstrates the songwriter’s successful exploration of a wider range of sounds than in his first two offerings.
A Sunny Day in Glasgow released its fourth album in June, “Sea When Absent.” The band has been categorized as dream pop, but the sound is unique. The six members of ASDiG weave a work of art that seems to increase in complexity with repeated listening. The words, mostly song by Annie Fredric…
When it comes to drive and intensity, it would be hard to find a band that outshines White Lung. The Vancouver punk band released its third album, “Deep Fantasy,” in June. The songs are dominated by the intense vocals of lead singer Mish Way, who sounds like she listened to a lot of early Ho…