I was cleaning up and updating my website yesterday and today and then to my great surprise got an email from someone in Austria asking for this essay, which used to be up on my blog but I had just removed. So, I'm reposting it. (Click read more to see.) The essay is from spring 2013.
I have been away from New York for a while and this was my first chance to go to the new Stone, housed at The New School. It’s a bit weird going to New York’s premiere artist-friendly venue for experimental music—where every show every night is $20 and all the money goes right to the artists—and having to walk through a security entrance with ID swipes. “I’m here for The Stone,” the person ahead of me told the guard, seemingly not a first-timer like me. “Me, too,” I mumbled. The guard didn’t look up.
I just realized this concert review I did in The Harvard Crimson in 2014 never made it up here, so, here's a link:www.thecrimson.com/article/2014/2/4/robert-levin-phillip-golub/