Overheard in a Berlin Cafe: “Any advice for somebody wanting to start a record label?” the young man said. “It’s a nightmare, but we’re all gonna die, and you might as well do something you love,” answered Grant C. Dull, founder of ZZK Records, the premier record label in Buenos Aires, Argentina, which specializes in […]
SATURDAY 88 and Sunny has probably already brought half the ‘burg down to Coney Island for Siren Fest to see Surfer Blood and Harlem and many others. And that’s not a bad choice to be sure. But here are a few others in case you don’t feel like putting a stickpin in your peppermint tie […]
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You’ve got Summer to look forward to at Party Expo… unless you’re gonna be at the Guggenheim for Beirut. From MyOpenBar: Thursday was gonna suck until VICE announced this last-minute party. Boogie Boarder, Snakes Say Hisss and the requisite “Secret Special Guests” on hand tonight with DJs Cool Hand Luke, Maxwell 57, Nick Gazin, Maggie […]
We’ve been investigating all week, and now we’ve got a flyer as proof. Starting this Saturday the awesome folks who bring us the Waterfront Pool Parties will be throwing a new series of outdoor events on the South Side. Seems like Jelly is digging back to their roots with Rock Yard, because we sure do […]
As the rain poured down outside my window, I started to get super bummed. I know the hot weather is lame too and we’ve all been complaining, but summer time is designed specifically to make you sweat. So as my melodramatic depression sunk in, along came Mishka with this “trillwave” mixtape to get me through. […]
This may be a little late for some of you, but the best acts to come out of the Finnish Freak Folk scene are here at Issue Project Room. May I introduce you Lau Nau and Kuupuu? Bringing together signature exploration with space, noise and technology, Laura Naukerinen and Jonna Karanka produce music that will […]
This sucks. After playing an amazing show last night with Dawes, a van was stolen in our ‘hood filled to the brim with custom and vintage gear of the lovely Brooklyn crooner. From Phosporescent’s management: Last night, after an amazing show at Pier 54 in New York City, Phosphorescent’s rental van -along with all of […]
Singer-songwriter Seth Kallen is going to jam out this weekend at the Moscot Music Saturday Session. Pros: The music is quality, the store has killer AC and the show is FREE! Cons: The L train sucks, but since this is off the JMZ there really are no cons. Come one, come all!
As the follow up to Glory Hope Mountian, a concept album focusing on the life of frontman Rolf Klausener’s mother, The Acorn‘s No Ghost equally echoes the intimate boom of folk and frenzy of romantic classic Southern rock roots. In this case, though, it’s the far North that has inspired this mix of acoustic and […]