Albany, NY – Computers have had an enormous impact on modern culture. The digital age has created far more changes to the music industry than just file sharing and iTunes. Computers have created an entirely new phenomenon, and a new set of challenges. Hudson Valley Bureau chief Susan Barnett took an in-depth look at the newest craze in the music industry: the home recording studio.
Albany, NY – Jeffrey Deaver has been called "a master of ticking time-bomb suspense" by People Magazine and has twenty thrillers under his belt, including The Bone Collector, which became a film starring Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie, and Maiden's Grave which became an HBO movie. Deaver's latest novel, The Sleeping Doll, investigates the ability to read and interpret body language as a crime solving tool.
The Sleeping Doll, by Jeffrey Deaver. Published by Simon and Schuster.
Albany NY – Punk rock pioneer/drummer/producer Tommy Ramone -- the last surviving original members of the Ramones -- stops by Performance Place with his partner Claudia Tienan to pick a little mandolin; talk a little shop; and explain why the basic spirit of punk rock and bluegrass spring from the same well.