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Toward the end of that schoolyear in 1984, I noticed a slight curve in my daughter’s spine. She was only eight-years old, but I was always concerned about passing on a genetic flaw that had almost crippled me. As a result, I checked my children’s’ backs regularly. Back in 1966, in the spring of my […]

We’re getting close to the time where we give out our thanks, and this year may be a bit tough. But here at Xperience, we’re thankful for you, and we good with that. This issue features an article about the Low Beat, articles about Anthony Pivoda, Pencildive, Tara Rule, Tommy Love, Lucas Garrett, Safety Meeting, […]

Safety Meeting is composed of three fun-loving and genuine guys who make music that sounds like what you’d expect from a band called Safety Meeting (reverb-soaked indie-rock with some touches of psych and jazz). The band sat down to discuss the role they play in the Saratoga rock scene, the strain COVID has put on […]

On September 26, 2020, Lucas Garrett, a local Glens Falls area musician, released his third compilation, Familiar Floors. If you are familiar with Lucas’ style, you will know his eclectic mix of indie, folk, progressive rock. But wait, there’s more! Lucas evens the playing field and has turned up the heat with this project. Where […]

Alan Wilson Watts said that, “through our lives, the universe perceives itself.” And this perceiver believes that through creativity, the universe speaks to us. And rarely, we find people who seem to have no limit on the creative roads they can travel. Their universes are multilingual. Tara Rule is just such a person. She’s an […]

RRX: We are speaking with former VP of Student Life, and current professor of practice at RPI, Eddie Ade Knowles, and if you went to RPI any time in the last, say, 30 years….. Ade:  42. RRX:  42 years – to some the meaning of like, the universe and everything – also Jackie Robinson’s number. […]

On lonely stretches of road, where the houses are only close enough to let you know you’re in habitable land, he’s been your copilot, the only one you’ve trusted to mess with the music. He screws around with you at the office, when all the ‘kill me now’ memes apply. He’s brought you the greatest […]

Art doesn’t roost in between staff lines on sheet music, nor can it fit squarely on a palette, or the tip of a pencil. Art is constantly moving, constantly breaking the next barrier. In fact, so much of our lives are shaped by art as we drive down the street, we forget that it’s even […]

When you hear the phrase “Senior Living,” you may imagine a retirement home for the elderly. To the Albany music scene, however, Senior Living means crushing riffs and waves of distorted guitar. The band released their first EP titled 35mm in August of 2019 featuring three tracks that are available on Spotify and other services. […]

Sometimes someone comes along and blows the doors off the local scene. It can’t be predicted, only enjoyed, for you know, sure as the Shure mic they’re clutching that the wind will blow and carry them off to the waking world, leaving all of us dreamers speechless. And if we’re lucky, we might be by […]


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