Category: suzanne-vega

March 29, 2021

Remembering the 1990s Canadian Scene

Buffalo NY, where I have lived since the 1980s, has always had a rich music scene. Greats like the Goo Goo Dolls and Rick James emerged from the area and went on to international stardom. In addition to our local scene, we also sit in close proximity to Toronto, ON, Canada. Toronto is a much bigger city, the most populous city in Canada, so they […]

March 2, 2021

Julien Baker’s New Album and The Summer of 1985

As I was listening to the new Julien Baker album Little Oblivions, I kept think about the summer of 1985. That was a full year after graduating college. I had already started my career, and then got married and moved to Buffalo, NY. That was a momentous year for me. But that’s not what I was thinking about. I wasn’t thinking about that first job, my […]