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Fresh Music Friday: Perfume Genius

Fresh Music Friday: Perfume Genius

Fresh Music Friday is a new feature at SyracuseNewTimes.com introducing you to new music from around the globe. Presenting various musical styles, Fresh Music Friday’s goal is to find and share new music with our readers in an ever changing sonic landscape. Have a suggestion for something we should listen to? EMAIL US



Local Hop: Music Reviews

Jessica Novak reviews Pat Shaughnessy and Nick + Noah’s latest releases.

Pat Shaughnessy. The Mighty Cromwell (independent).



Springfield Escapes Bum’s Rush to Judgment

For one Salt City promoter, the concerns and implications of the Springfield case were much more grave.

With news headlines such as “Rick Springfield’s butt is not guilty” (The Journal News) and “Exclusive: Rick Springfield talks infamous ‘butt injury’ lawsuit” (Yahoo Music), it hasn’t been the proudest moment in Syracuse music.



A Little Night Music: Isn’t it Bliss?

Stage critic James MacKillop previews the upcoming A Little Night Music, as Syracuse Opera sends in the clowns

Some Stephen Sondheim shows, like A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, thrive while remaining faithful to their original conceptions. A Little Night Music, however, to be produced by Syracuse Opera over the first two February weekends, lends itself generously to reinterpretation.



Fresh Music Friday: LANY

Los Angeles based electronic trio: LANY

Fresh Music Friday is a new feature at SyracuseNewTimes.com introducing you to new music from around the globe. Presenting various musical styles, Fresh Music Friday's goal is to find and share new music with our readers in an ever changing sonic landscape.



Lotus is ready to bloom at the F Shed

Lotus plays Jan. 24 and 25 at the F Shed

Electronic band Lotus is coming to the F Shed this weekend - playing Saturday, January 24 and Sunday, January 25, followed by after party performances at the Westcott Theater.



WATCH: Castle Creek Performs at NAMM

Catch a live stream of Castle Creek’s performance at NAMM

Direct from the heart of Central New York, blues rock duo Castle Creek is taking the stage in Anaheim, California at the 2015 National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) show on Thursday January 22 from 11 - 11:40 a.m.  (2 - 2:40 p.m. if you're tuning in from Syracuse)



Papership Sets Sail for Rock Glory

On Saturday, Jan. 24, Papership will rock the new Funk ’n Waffles Downtown

Mark Romano was a late bloomer when it came to mastering guitar. “I always wanted to play,” the Papership musician recalls. “I tried drums. I was a failed drummer. I couldn’t get it right.”



Victims of Love

Professional Victims releases their third album on Saturday, Jan. 24

Professional Victims, featuring the husband-wife team of Ashley Cox and Shawn Sullivan, will celebrate the release of their third album on Saturday, Jan. 24, at Funk ’n Waffles Downtown, 307 S. Clinton St. Most of Fathom the Cosmos was recorded at the couple’s home studio during 2014, and mixed and mastered at Moletrax.



Rick Springfield is Free

The Jury rules in favor of the defendant

The jury deliberated for one hour on Friday Jan. 16 in the Rick Springfield trial for a lawsuit filed against him by Vicki Calcagno of Liverpool.