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Arts & Entertainment

Press Pass: Thomas Dybdahl

Take a wild guess as to the first-ever musical influence of Norwegian 25-year-old singer-songwriter Thomas Dybdahl. Nope, it’s not Tom Waits, though that answer would fit Dybdahl’s weighty baritone vocals on tracks like “B A Part.” It isn’t Jeff Buckley either, though Dybdahl mirrors that legendary crooner’s high-octave falsetto with […]

Arts & Entertainment

Press Pass: Hem

It doesn’t seem to fit. It simply doesn’t follow that New York City, the city that gave the world The Ramones and the Beastie Boys would be home to a band that features a glockenspiel. It doesn’t seem possible that these pastoral songs befitting a Willa Cather novel would be […]