Michael Grace

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    The State Of New York's Indiepop Scene: A Roundtable Discussion

    "I don't think any indie pop bands or fans really cried out for attention," Clyde Erwin Barretto told the Voice in this week's feature about the recent rise of New York's indie pop scene. Well, they're getting some. The NYC Popfest, co-organized by Barretto, recently marked its sixth year of celeb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2012

    Sound Of The City's Top Seven Northside Festival Shows

    This weekend marks the return of the Northside Festival, the Brooklyn-blanketing series of concerts, films, art shows, and discussions of "entrepreneurship" now in its fourth year. The music lineup is pretty jam-packed with bands both local and visiting, and in order to assist you the SOTC staff has ... More >>

  • Music

    June 6, 2012

    The Secret History Sing Their Life

    Cataloging the beautiful losers

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2012

    This Week In The Voice: Laurel Halo; The Secret History

    In this week's Village Voice, now available near you (even if you don't live in New York—these pieces are just a click away!): Andy Beta talks to the electronic-music artist Laurel Halo, whose new album Quarantine, she says, "has a lot to do with the idea of possession, isolation, and being in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2012

    A Seven-Song Primer On Michael Grace Jr., New York's New Wave Cult Hero

    As noted in this week's Voice, Michael Grace Jr. has the tendency to be at the right place at the wrong time. Along the way, he's amassed a formidable (secret) songbook of alienation, fading beauty and chiming guitar. In case you were never fortunate to be at the right place, here are seven of his s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2012

    Download: The Secret History's Wistful New Wave Ballad "Sergio"

    The Secret History is a New York "post-pop" group operating squarely in the realm of teenage-romance breakup scenes and secrets told under the cover of night. Led by primary songwriter Michael Grace Jr, formerly of the indiepop cult heroes My Favorite, the band is fronted by Lisa Ronson, who hooked ... More >>