The Bex Cuff, a luxuriously heavy weaving of silver and black rubber chainmail, is a staple, perhaps the cornerstone of IMK Jewelry’s collection. But I didn’t name it after myself. It was Rebecca Guinness who, early on when for some reason I had not thought to make plain black cuffs, said she thought it would be really cool to have one that was longer, with just black rubber.
The Bex Cuff was born! I always cringe a little when I meet other Rebecca’s but when I met Rebecca Guinness she quickly became my closest other-Rebecca friend. I usually go by Rebs or Schiffers and call her Rebex or Bex so now I would just like to give credit where credit is due. Thanks Rebex! I miss you!
Wednesday, June 17 – The Studio @ Webster Hall with Walter Schreifels (Quicksand, Rival Schools) and Borrowed Eyes and The Blood Red Road (And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead) Friday, June 19 – 92Y Tribeca Hess is More record release party Visit the shows page for details.
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Thanks to everyone who came to the show at Zebulon last night. Here is a song from the show.
Finally, today marks the official release date for my second album “To Be Good for a Day.” Preview and download it from iTunes!
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Today’s issue of The New York Observer ran an article about me by George Gurley titled “Who’s That Girl? It’s Rebecca Schiffman!” Maybe I’ve been out of school too long because lately I’ve had the urge to write letters to Harper’s Magazine responding to various articles. Once I begin the effort, however, I quickly become […]
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