Dave Gil de Rubio

In addition to being editor of theNassau Observer, Dave Gil de Rubio is a regular contributor to Long Island Weekly, specializing in music and sports features. He has won several awards for writing from Press Club of Long Island (PCLI), New York Press Association (NYPA) and Fair Media Council (FMC).

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Black Keys Keep It Simple With Dropout Boogie

When it comes to the creative process, no one can ever accuse The Black Keys of ever taking a complicated approach to scratching their musical itch. It’s an approach guitarist/vocalist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick...

Ann Wilson Gets Back To The Fierce Bliss Of Playing Live

Playing live music is in Ann Wilson’s blood. The San Diego native is a performer who not only craves the intangible give-and-take she gets from the audiences she’s entertaining, but with the musicians she’s interacting...

Everclear Brings Its World Of Noise On The Road

If there’s one phrase to describe Art Alexakis in relation to his musical career arc it would be that of a late bloomer. It was in 1992 when the L.A. native recorded a demo for...

Getting Literary And Lunar With The Tedeschi-Trucks Band

If necessity is the mother of invention, then the isolation of the pandemic proved to be the rocket fuel for the Tedeschi-Trucks Band’s most ambitious project—the four-part opus I Am the Moon. Divided into I....

Susan Tedeschi’s Fave Albums

When the Tedeschi-Trucks Band undertook recording their high-reaching fifth ambitious project—the four-part opus I Am the Moon, inspiration provided an excess of material. In looking for a project to undertake during the pandemic lockdown, the...

Steve Berlin’s Fave Los Lobos Albums

Even though saxophonist/producer Steve Berlin has been an official member of Los Lobos since 1984, he’s still the new guy in the band. That said, he’s been part of a wild ride that found the...

Martin Freeman’s Fave Punk Bands

It all started with a dream for Martin Freeman. That was the seed planted for Breeders, a British-American dark comedy about parenting co-created by the British actor with partners Chris Addison and Simon Blackwell that...

Gridiron Greatness In America’s First Suburb

Forthcoming documentary chronicles ‘70s midget football juggernaut It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. So it went in Levittown circa 1971 and 1972, when the Red Devils, a 27-member traveling team...

Def Leppard Perseveres With A Touch Of Glam On Twelfth Studio Outing

The pandemic may have caused an existential pause button to be pressed, but for Def Leppard, it meant a creative rejuvenation that yielded Diamond Star Halos, the band’s twelfth studio album and first since 2015’s...

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1000+ March On Long Beach Boardwalk In Solidarity With People’s Climate March On DC

Long Beach's 2¼-mile-long boardwalk became the site of a People's Climate March on Washington DC sister march early Saturday morning, April 29, with more...

After A Long Winter Break, Welcome Back To Baseball

Welcome back to baseball. After a long winter break, America’s original pastime has returned and teams have already scratched the surface of their 162-game...

Calling All High School Students

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