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The Lorde of Pop

The Lorde of Pop

| September 25, 2013 | 1 Comment

Good things come to those who wait, but in the case of 16 year old Ella Yelich-O’Connor, known by her fans as Lorde, waiting was just a step that seemed frivolous. The New Zealand native got her start at the age of just twelve and has now entered the American sound waves with her single, […]

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Editorial: Two Mondays in Boston

Editorial: Two Mondays in Boston

| April 29, 2013 | 1 Comment

While the pages of Goodbye Babylon are typically reserved for the latest in underground music, we felt the need to publish this piece, which is a firsthand account of the events of April 15th, 2013 from the perspective of our editor, who ran the 117th Boston Marathon. He traveled back to Boston the following weekend […]

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Mick’s Lit: A Clockwork Orange – Anthony Burgess

Mick’s Lit: A Clockwork Orange – Anthony Burgess

| August 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Rock & Roll comes in many forms. Most often, people associate rock & roll with a certain brand of music. But, in my many years of studying and engulfing myself in the rock & roll world, it becomes more and more evident by the day that rock & roll is more of a state of […]

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Destination: Clic Gallery NYC

Destination: Clic Gallery NYC

| February 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

I first stumbled upon Clic Gallery last year while photographing on a clear winter day in SoHo and Nolita. I was drawn in by the books in the windows – books on Tom Ford, Valentino, Alexander McQueen, Mick Jagger, Patti Smith, and on and on. That hit me – fashion, music, photography and art – […]

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Mick’s Lit: Just Kids by Patti Smith

Mick’s Lit: Just Kids by Patti Smith

| March 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Like most people in their late 20s/early 30s, I imagine that I have a pretty good handle on the 60s and 70s and the era that we define as ‘classic rock’ that birthed the bands that most of ‘our’ bands idolize. I have listened to more than my share of music from the era – […]

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Mick’s Lit: Culture is our Weapon – Making Music and Changing Lives in Rio de Janeiro

Mick’s Lit: Culture is our Weapon – Making Music and Changing Lives in Rio de Janeiro

| February 15, 2011 | 3 Comments

If you think you don’t know anything about Brazil’s favelas, you’re probably wrong. And if you think that you do know about Brazil’s favelas, well, you’re likely wrong as well – at least to some degree. The story of Brazil’s favelas is as fascinating and inspiring as it is heartbreaking, and it is a story […]

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