Michael J. Epstein Memorial Librarian: Jane Allard

Jane AllardStacked Collection Curator, Melodica, Glockenspiel, Voice Jane has parlayed her few years of piano in middle school to an on again/off again keyboard gig in various projects. She has recently turned to several new instruments and has realized that the one thing playing guitar hero can prepare you for is …

Boston Band Crush Archived Article: PBS Crush: Joe DeGeorge takes over NOVA

This article originally appeared on Boston Band Crush (http://bostonbandcrush.org). Joe DeGeorge of Harry and the Potters was profiled on PBS’ The Secret Life of Scientists – the interview explore the dichotomy between scientist  rockstar. He is hilarious as always. I can’t embed the video here, but take my word for …

Boston Band Crush Archived Article: Magical Hip-Hop Crush: Wiz Rock iz Dead

This article originally appears on Boston Band Crush ). Well, friends, the Harry Potter book series has come to a conclusion and the film adaptations are wrapping up soon enough. So, it is my duty to declare that Wizard Rock, music inspired and about the world of Potter has also …

Boston Band Crush Archived Article: Show Crush: The LeeVees w/ Harry and the Potters

This article originally appears on Boston Band Crush ). From their myspace: Who are The LeeVees?Two nice Jewish guys have taken up the important task of writing a bunch of great, rockin’ Hanukah songs. Adam Gardner (Guster) and Dave Schneider (the Zambonis) have joined forces and started a band called …

The Motion Sick: Wizard Rockers Swish and Flick vs. MTV

I’ve never read any Harry Potter books nor seen any of the film versions, but it’s pretty obvious that one or two other people have.  Admittedly, I thought it was kind of funny, albeit mean, when those kids ran around Harvard Square at midnight on the night of the last …