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KENNY MELLMAN

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radiofreepants:

Hands down favorite song of 2013. So excited that “The Punk Singer” is playing in Cleveland this week!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hEltsPb8M6Q

radiofreepants:

Hands down favorite song of 2013. So excited that “The Punk Singer” is playing in Cleveland this week!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hEltsPb8M6Q

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The long out-of-print Kiki and Herb CD “Do You Hear What We Hear” produced by Julian Fleisher

Presence by Jim Winters from Jim Winters on Vimeo.

i wrote and performed the score for this video for my friend Jim Winters’ exhibit at the Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art

I am so proud of this record….

My band’s first video has been released!

My band’s lyric video made by Brendan Kennedy!

thejulieruin:

vaginal creme davis the julie ruin girls like us song

we contributed a song to a CD to accompany T Cooper’s book Real Man Adventures and got the legendary Vaginal Creme Davis to record an alternate lead vocal.  For a limited time the song is available to download at the above link.  Enjoy and happy holidays!

(Source: thejulieruin)

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Kenny Mellman was one half (with Justin V Bond) of the Tony nominated and Obie and Bessie winning act Kiki and Herb.  Active from 1992 to 2008, Kiki and Herb was critically and popularly embraced for their mix of political fervor, punk rock extremity, outrageous humor and heartfelt passion.  Concurrently, His show Kenny Mellman is Grace Jones toured Australia and the UK and his one man musical about gay bashing and homophobia, Say Sea Boy You Sissy Boy?  played Dixon Place.  He also co-wrote, with Bridget Everett and Michael Patrick King the show At Least It’s Pink and with Ms. Everett and Neal Medlyn created Our Hit Parade, a downtown NY deconstruction of the pop charts which ran for 4 years at Joe’s Pub and was one of TimeOutNY’s top ten cabaret shows three years running.

Mr. Mellman is now in The Julie Ruin, the new band fronted by Kathleen Hanna of Bikini Kill.  They have released their critically acclaimed debut album Run Fast and are touring the country

so many thoughts about Whitney Houston.  I sincerely thought this song was brilliant.  I wanted a happy ending to her story…