Franz Nicolay
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//Features

"I Always Considered Myself a Composer First:" An Interview with Franz Nicolay
19 Feb 2013 // 4:10 PM

Multi-instrumentalist Franz Nicolay established a name for himself in bands like Hold Steady and Against Me!. Here, the self-professed auto-didact discusses Kickstarter campaigns, Springsteen, and his sideline stint as a writer.

//Reviews

Franz Nicolay: Major General
22 Feb 2009 // 2:00 PM

The Hold Steady's pianist mostly leaves the keyboards to the side and picks up a guitar for his solo debut. The uptempo songs work well, but the ballads, not so much.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Beyoncé and When Music Writing Becomes Activism

// Sound Affects

"The overall response to Beyoncé's "Formation" has been startlingly positive, but mostly for reasons attached to political agendas. It's time to investigate this trend.

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