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Author Archives: Melissa Tabeek
Yesterday there was a nice feature piece on Rick Berlin with the Nickel & Dime Band in the Boston Globe. Scott McLennan describes the genesis of the band and the series of serendipitous events that came together to make it all happen … Continue reading
The Rick Berlin project is back! (for a post or two, at least) Farah Joan Fard, author of the blog LaParadiddle, was kind enough to take an interest in the project I did about local Boston musician, Rick Berlin. My … Continue reading
As I prepare to leave for Jordan and bring all of my work from the past four months to close, I can’t help but dwell on this project. My time at the Dorchester Reporter, my assistantship, my investigative work – … Continue reading
Rick Berlin has been with The Nickel And Dime Band for nearly two years, but the band has history previous to Berlin, rooted in elementary and high school friendships. Jamaica Plain born and raised, Thomas Appleman and Ricky Mclean — … Continue reading
This project has taken many forms over the past four months that I have been writing about Rick Berlin: a blog, Twitter account, Tumblr, podcast, radio, video, and finally, a mini-doc. Since January, I have spent innumerable hours interviewing Berlin … Continue reading
First Rick Berlin’s birthday, now Record Store Day 2012! Though I am on deadline for my video project and sadly cannot be out among my fellow vinyl-philes today —whom I know are all undoubtedly hunting through crusty piles of old … Continue reading