Amy Phillips

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  • 11 years ago

    Antony gets compared to a ghost or an angel a lot; dressing up like a transgender Robert Smith and singing decaying-cabaret ditties about death in a fluttery warble will do that to a guy. But the avant-art-folk diva's performance with his chamber ...

  • 12 years ago

    You hope and pray that high school ends when you graduate, but you're wrong. It goes on forever. There are jocks and cheerleaders, outcasts and teachers' pets, in every corner of the world. So you try to escape. You put on your headphones and clos...

  • 12 years ago

    The moment I finally reached adulthood didn't occur when I graduated college or signed the lease on my first apartment. It happened when I realized that I liked Bruce Springsteen more than my mother did. Throughout my adolescence, Bruce had been o...

  • 12 years ago

    Fuck the cool kids. They can have their post-rock arm-folding marathons and death-disco fashion shows. I'm sticking with the weirdos and the slobs and the fatties, because we have more fun. There wasn't a cool kid in sight at Irving Plaza two Thur...

  • 12 years ago

    My cat, enjoying the spoils of SXSW Back home in Brooklyn. I think I need to sleep for a week, then receive three days of non-stop full-body massages. Was it worth it? Of course. For four days, I got to live in this crazy fantasyland where everybo...

  • 12 years ago

    Buck 65 When you're a music geek like me, and you spend your days reading blogs and messageboards and talking to other music geeks, your perspective on reality tends to get a little warped...


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