Useful Resources and Links
Lucid Culture – New York Music Daily’s predecessor blog, where all classical, jazz and avant garde coverage continues to be archived
Mark Crispin Miller
The brilliant author, media scholar and social critic publishes the best news feed on the web, News From Underground. Absolutely essential and inspiring reading in these perilous times.
The Highwire – the best weekly news show on the web. Heavy on the science, but accessible to the average viewer. Host Del Bigtree is charismatic, hilarious and has been one of the most astute observers on the lockdown since it began
Tessa Lena – poet, historian, philosopher, visionary. She has a brilliant news blog, was one of the first to recognize the dangers of the lockdown, and also does a more-of-less monthly podcast, Make Language Great Again. Her tenacity and fearlessness will inspire you.
Adrienne Elise – light worker, professional demystifier, pro-freedom activist and empath. Her guided meditations and astrology videos are politically spot-on and incredibly inspiring, especially if you’re depressed.
The Tom Woods Show
Erudite, thoughtful, incredibly insightful news and commentary. Even if you don’t agree with everything this pro-freedom activist says, he always does his homework and will challenge you to reexamine your position.
Peggy Hall’s The Healthy American
A vast treasure trove of resources to help businesses and individuals get back to normal and battle the lockdown, from this warmhearted, ferocious, tirelessly optimistic leader of the California pro-freedom movement
Stand For Health Freedom – Pro-freedom advocacy group fighting to stop the needle of death and the new apartheid/Jim Crow which proposed “health passports” will create
Kate’s Photography – artistic, insightful band shots, special events, family and pet portraits
Acoustic Live – NYC and suburban folk music listings page- they catch some singer-songwriter shows in offbeat places
Ariana’s List – irreplaceable guide to free summer concerts, movies and events in NYC – the first place to check in the summertime for the latest!
All About Jazz New York
The American Guild of Organists’ NYC page – many concert listings
Archive.org – your source for free concert downloads
Artcal.net – art openings around NYC
Concerts and events in NYC public spaces and buildings
Ephemeral New York – weird historical events throughout history, around town
Feast of Music – new music/the avant garde, opera and the occasional trendoid band in NYC
Free Music Archive – all kinds of surprising stuff
I-94 Bar – excellent Radio Birdman and garage rock fansite
Jazz Lives – Michael Steinman’s lyrical, knowledgeable jazz blog with tons of great live video
Steve Kilbey’s blog – hilarious and insightful commentary from the greatest rock songwriter alive.
The irrepressible, inimitable Valerie Kuehne reviews an album a day – everybody who writes about music should read this.
Nextmosh – THE source for heavy metal in NYC
Ohmyrockness – indie rock calendar and venues list
Peoples’ Symphony Concerts – cheap classical concerts around NYC
Radio Luxotone very cool rock stream from the insurgent Chicago label
Saving Country Music – new artists keeping the oldschool flame alive
The Soda Shop – stoner music heaven
Vanishing New York dedicated to all remaining good things in NYC being destroyed by DiBloomberg, the trendoids, developers, speculators and yuppies from out of state.
Steve Wynn’s website with music and commentary by the king of noir rock
Yiddish Song of the Week – obscure, sometimes hilarious, sometimes scary, historically rich stuff rescued from archives and wax cylinders from across the decades and around the world