I am feeling so grounded, y’all! I just started my yoga teacher training, so my head has been to the ground, in the clouds and everywhere in between. Despite all of my om-ing, stretching, cleansing and meditating, I still find my mind wandering toward the weekend. No matter how intently I try to achieve clarity, […]
Let’s try not to die in the heat this weekend, remember the stay hydrated and see plenty of good bands. You can even see some great outdoor shows this weekend too, so be careful out there.
Welcome to your weekly reminder that the Brooklyn underground isn’t dead yet. Long live crust. WHAT TO HEAR: First up this week the appropriately titled Nightmare Future (Relapse), the debut LP from grindcore supergroup Expulsion. Featuring former members of Repulsion, Exhumed, and more, this one sounds like Lightning Bolt if Lightning Bolt were reared on […]
New Yorkers are truly spoiled. I grew up in a small town in Kentucky, where Applebee’s, Wal-Mart and an off-hours parking garage were the hottest spots to hit on Friday night. And you know Good Shepherd Church was LIT on Sundays. My how moving to the Big Apple has expanded my options! In addition to […]
While the “instrumetal” fraternity has long prided itself on sky-scraping, widow-making theatrics—think Pelican, Russian Circles, Isis, et. al—Brooklyn power trio, Motor Teresa, have something altogether different in mind: Fun (if you can stomach it).
Now I know you’re still trudging through that 4th of July hangover, but it’s summertime in Brooklyn, and THE SHOW MUST GO ON!
Katie Crutchfield’s fourth Waxahatchee album, Out in the Storm, is being released by Merge Records on the 14th of July. Often playing solo or as a duo, Katie will be taking a full-band on tour that includes a show at Warsaw on the 15th of July, tickets are available here. The record is perhaps the most guitar-driven to […]
Greetings! I hope everyone made the most out of their July 4th celebrations, maybe you’re still hungover. There’s a bit of nostalgia in the air this weekend but plenty of great new acts too, let’s not waste any time this summer.
Brooklyn’s own Big Thief released second album Capacity in June via Saddle Creek, it’s really quite a wonderful and intimate record with a perfect balance of sombre and hopeful moments. Produced by Andrew Sarlo (whos credits include Local Natives, Nick Hakim, Show Me the Body and more), there is a cabin-in-the-woods style quality to the songs but it’s rare for an […]
Happy Independence Day weekend, heathens. I hope your celebration of liberty (or funeral procession, given the way things are going) is filled with beers, boats, and Pantera—as it always has been and always will be.