Steve Smith

Steve Smith

Jackson Heights, NY
Conspicuous consumer of music, live and recorded, in New York City and (sometimes) points beyond.
Sep
27
Can't hardly wait.

Can't hardly wait.

Remembering Anton Fier and Pharoah Sanders, plus picks for choice live events this week…
5 min read
Sep
20
All I want.

All I want.

The latest news, the concerts to know about this week, and a Sarah Rothenberg piano recital streaming on demand…
7 min read
Sep
16
For the Record: Sept. 16, 2022.

For the Record: Sept. 16, 2022.

Violinist Maya Bennardo with the album of the week… plus a clutch of quick takes and dozens of listings for new and upcoming releases.
10 min read
Sep
02
For the Record: Sept. 2, 2022.

For the Record: Sept. 2, 2022.

Marking the return of Bandcamp Friday, check out 22 choice recordings issued this summer.
10 min read
Aug
19
For the Record: August 19, 2022.

For the Record: August 19, 2022.

Catching up with dozens of listings for new and upcoming releases.
4 min read
Jul
26
The kick inside.

The kick inside.

Recapping a Brooklyn concert, rounding up news, remembering Ryan Muncy, plus a short stack of timely event listings.
9 min read
Jul
12
An itch to scratch.

An itch to scratch.

Catching up on all the latest news and views… plus a Video of the Week featuring Chaya Czernowin and event listings for the week to come.
10 min read
Jun
17
For the Record: June 17, 2022.

For the Record: June 17, 2022.

Bandcamp marks Juneteenth with a charitable benefit, Wadada Leo Smith floods the zone with brilliance, plus new and upcoming releases of note.
5 min read
Jun
11
For the Record: June 10, 2022.

For the Record: June 10, 2022.

Dipping into an excellent solo series from Relative Pitch, with a deeper dive into an Album of the Week from gabby fluke-mogul… plus new and upcoming releases.
6 min read
Jun
03
For the Record: June 3, 2022.

For the Record: June 3, 2022.

New Julius Eastman… Ingram Marshall remembered… an Album of the Week from Johnny Chang and Keir GoGwilt… and dozens of new and upcoming releases.
10 min read