Posts by: Kathleen Alcott

The First Rock ‘n Roll: A Scientific Fact

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“Have you ever been to American wedding?/Where is the vodka?!” screams Eugene Hutz of gypsy punk band Gogol Bordello. In an interview on NPR’s Fresh Air, Hutz discusses the inspiration behind the song “American Wedding.” Commenting on the U.S. weddings he’s been to, Hutz expresses his surprise that “you would even call that a celebration.” […]

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Thomas Bartlett

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Pianist and New Yorker Thomas Bartlett was raised in rural Vermont by two devoted intellectuals. For the most part self-educated, save a few failed attempts at public high school and 1.5 semesters at Columbia, he is perhaps the most famous person you’ve never heard of. A studio artist who plays alongside the likes of David […]

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