Steve Smith

Steve Smith

Jackson Heights, NY
Conspicuous consumer of music, live and recorded, in New York City and (sometimes) points beyond.
Oct
15
Fresh and preserved.

Fresh and preserved.

Basking in the glow of two life-affirming performances… plus live picks for the week ahead and a recordings roundup.
7 min read
Oct
08
For the record: Oct. 8, 2021.

For the record: Oct. 8, 2021.

A stunning Album of the Week from Emily D'Angelo… plus listings for new and upcoming releases.
5 min read
Oct
06
Indecision time.

Indecision time.

Adventures in public writing, a ravishing vocal discovery, BMOP honored, and live picks for the week ahead…
8 min read
Sep
29
Beached.

Beached.

Words about work, a beach excursion, the latest news, and recommended events for the week ahead.
5 min read
Sep
22
Alive again.

Alive again.

Reflections on two rich, meaningful season-opening concerts, plus timely news and concert listings for the week ahead.
10 min read
Sep
19
For the record: Sept. 17, 2021

For the record: Sept. 17, 2021

Sounding off about a few recent records in heavy rotation… plus listings for new and upcoming releases.
5 min read
Sep
15
Chunga's revenge.

Chunga's revenge.

Slowly coming to terms with Frank Zappa… plus a crucial Olga Neuwirth premiere in New York and more listings for the week ahead.
5 min read
Sep
09
Indiscipline.

Indiscipline.

A fannish interlude as King Crimson sweeps through the region… plus listings for choice events taking place this week.
4 min read
Sep
03
For the record: Sept. 3, 2021.

For the record: Sept. 3, 2021.

Happy Bandcamp Friday! Here's a small handful of shopping tips, plus listings for new and upcoming releases…
4 min read
Aug
31
Brief encounters.

Brief encounters.

Jennifer Koh and Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe get the feature treatment on Morning Edition… plus concert listings for the week ahead.
4 min read