As I sit outside Bohaus, a brand-new coffee and flower shop that opened only a few days ago—on June 8th—scrawling down notes from my interview with the owners, I smoke a cigarette. I take a drag and breathe out, accidentally exhaling straight into the face of a young girl as she accompanies her family into […]
The newly released debut single of King Neptune—the effort of Long Island-based musician Ian Kenny—immediately brings to mind outfits like Brand New and Nirvana, the former of which has, of late, tried to tap into the 90s grunge started by the latter. But hey, it seems King Neptune’s tunes are being produced by Mike Sapone […]
Over a year ago, fans of notoriously reclusive, reticent Long Island natives Brand New were treated to the band’s first new music in six years—a track called “Mene,” which was punishing and laden with biblical themes and lyricism.