Mar 28, 2013

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Thursday, March 28, 2013

ii nub releases "Gradients"

Textured, layered, medium and ambient; a music critic's favorite words to use when when reviewing an album like ii nub's newest release "Gradients." Sure, the music is in fact textured; it sounds like you can feel its separate tracks, each one with its own "gradient," its own touch. And yes, there are layers. With each drum loop and synth line, with each field recording and baritone guitar riff, the songs takes some time to swallow with the thickness and simplicity of the music.

Picture Perfect

Photographer Gregory Crewdson was a Brooklyn kid whose family spent the summers in the Berkshires. The small towns had a profound effect on the city kid. He perceived pain and longing in the residents, who wore expressions on their creased faces that seemed as haunted as the shuttered mills and abandoned farmhouses. When he decided to stage elaborate tableaux to capture on camera, Crewdson returned to the havens of his youth and through his lens transformed them into darker versions of Norman Rockwell's Stockbridge.

Vote in Best of Worcester 2013

Vote in our Best of Worcester 2013 poll by visiting worcestermag.com/best-of-worcester/vote. You can only vote once, so make it count! We'll be drawing one entree's name each week for a gift card to Uno Restaurant in Worcester during the voting period.

Third annual Brew-Woo on Saturday, March 30

Posted by Brittany Durgin Worcester's craft beer festival Brew-Woo returns for a third year on Saturday, March 30 at the DCU Center. Two sessions: 2-5 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. are open to...