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Andrew Savage

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Photographs by Nicole Fara Silver Just around the corner from his home in the heart of Bed-Stuy, Andrew Savage, best known as the frontman of Brooklyn-via-Texas indie darlings Parquet Courts, launches a long, high-arching shot toward a net on his local basketball court. His form doesn’t exactly resemble that of Steph Curry, but nonetheless, the ball swishes through the net. (Swish takes on a very liberal meaning in this scenario.) The multi-instrumentalist sees me jotting...
Another Governors Ball is in the books, and with that comes the memories of another weekend of exciting, emotional, and compelling live music. The weather held up beautifully for the festival's first two days, and while Sunday's forecast wasn't ideal, it didn't stop anyone from coming out and having a grand time enjoying music, food and more. If you couldn't make it out, or if you just want to re-live some of your favorite moments,...
There’s always a lot to be excited about with Governors Ball, the annual 3-Day NYC music festival put on by Founders Entertainment at Randall’s Island. There’s the trek all the way uptown, across that massive bridge that we collectively grunt our way through, only to realize how worth it it really was once we finally make it through the gates. There’s the food trucks, the free snacks, and the art to glimpse at. But,...
There’s no way else to put it: in recent years, the music festival market has become quite saturated. As the industry continues to evolve, so too does the path to success. With each year’s #1 single sounding different from the last, and one year’s ‘next hot sound’ sounding, well, entirely divergent from another, it’s nice to have at least one thing as a constant each year. That thing, here, is Governors Ball, the 3-day festival...