Top 5 shows of the weekend

La Sera Market Hotel

Now that the presidential debates are finally over, it seems like the best time to get out an do something that’s actually enjoyable. With amplifiers set between three and eleven this weekend, there should be something for everyone.

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Interview – Springtime Carnivore

Springtime Carnivore FW

Springtime Carnivore‘s second album, Midnight Room, was released earlier this month on Tone Records and is already one of my favourites of 2015The solo alias of Greta Morgan, Springtime Carnivore will be making stops at Mercury Lounge on Saturday the 22nd of October and a matinee at Baby’s All Right the following day on her joint-headline tour with La Sera, she was kind enough to answer a few of our questions.

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Former VICE writer arrested for stealing coffee from a Union Avenue grocery

Photo via YELP

Photo via YELP

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Cape House Clam Shack is now open in Bushwick


Cape House Clam Shack, c/o Gothamist

Gothamist paid them a visit and their verdict was “everything that has clams in it is good.”

Start with the soul-satisfying New England Clam Dip, a bowl of thick, chunky, and creamy dip, shavings of lemon zest on top, surrounded by extra-crunchy Cape Cod potato chips. I asked for hot sauce and mixed it in, and you should too. In fact, maybe they should just put bottles of the stuff at every table. Nothing fancy. Even (especially?) Trappey’s Red Devil would go great with just about everything here. [Read more…]

The Manhattan Inn is closing


We’re sad to see them go, but in honor of the occasion they’ll be hosting a slew of shows including Delicate Steve, Pavo Pavo, Sam Cohen. Their last night is Monday, Nov. 13:

“While the Manhattan Inn has always enjoyed steady support from the community, it was no longer enough to keep the business viable,” the owners said in a statement, adding that rising rent wasn’t the reason they were leaving. [Read more…]

Electric Zoo Interview: The Freeway of Flux

Flux Pavilion headlining the main stage at Electric Zoo 2016

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Truth be told, I wasn’t always into bass music. I spent most of 2012 cringing to dubstep while most of my friends got down like dinosaurs. But that all changed when I first heard Flux Pavilion’s, I Can’t Stop. Those prolific vocals over moving melodies made from grimy synths bridged the gap between me and bass music. Even four years later, this track prevails as a closing anthem cherished by bassheads everywhere.

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Top 5 shows of the weekend


While we’re usually anticipating what to do at the CMJ Music Marathon around this time of the year, we’ll just have to find something else to do instead. Fear not, however, because a regular weekend is obviously still packed with things to do and this one is no exception, which is especially well-timed given the political circus and “killer clowns” (maybe they’re the same thing?) stinking up the air.

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This One Goes To Eleven: Weekly metal roundup

Darkthrone-Arctic-ThunderA week off for travel, and here we are, right back in the fire. Not that I’m complaining, of course, but good dark lord, a little rest for the wicked (so I can listen to these records more than once, mostly) would be nice.

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