Senior Care: Melanie Thiel interviews John Hampilos from Little Brook Nursing and Convalescent Center in Califon, NJ about how to evaluate a skilled nursing home. This can be an overwhelming task when the time comes to pick a nursing facility. The discussion focuses on what to look for and what questions to ask before making a decision on a facility.
Trinity Thrift Shop: Melanie Thiel interviews Maureen Story, Director of Trinity Thrift Shop, Main St.
February 23, 2015 by Lars Gotrich The last time Sleater-Kinney played the 9:30 Club, a transformer threatened to blow in the midst of a summer heat wave. Or maybe the Washington, D.C., club just couldn't handle Corin Tucker's pipes. That was nine years ago, on a goodbye-for-now tour that caught the trio at the top of its game. The show was rescheduled and taped for NPR Music, and we had our closure, crossing fingers that it wouldn't be the last we'd hear from Corin Tucker, Carrie Brownstein and Janet Weiss.
In a recent interview, Of Montreal mastermind Kevin Barnes described Aureate Gloom, the band's 13th full-length album, as "sort of all over the place musically," which is really something for an artist whose style has been scattered and spastic from the start. When other indie-pop bands were trotting out rudimentary songs, Barnes was writing elaborate suites about parades full of imaginary characters and sentient bees.