Brooklyn will become a veritable playground for nightlife enthusiasts when the borough’s infamous BEMF celebrates its 10th Anniversary later this week. Starting Thursday, a slew of local and international talent, industry panels, curated stages and a “record fair” will make Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Bushwick and Gowanus a whole lot groovier. As always, the lineup touts an impressive […]
Some of you might be nerding out at Comic Con this weekend, but music nerds of all kinds have a veritable feast of options to rival those reaching a once-a-year climax. It was tough to narrow it down to only five options, so don your most obscure band shirt and take in the nods of […]
The news of the Route 91 Harvest shooting has me bummin’ big time. As you can probably tell from my posts, I’m not much of a country fan, but that doesn’t change the fact that I LOVE when any group comes together in the name of live music. To hear that a Las Vegas music […]
It’s rare to see international acts like Gorgon City, Green Velvet, Matthew Dear and Pete Tong on a single bill. It’s even more uncommon to see a city-based music festival return for its 10th consecutive year. This calls for a celebration! FREEwilliamsburg and BEMF are giving you the chance to win a pair of All Access […]
Plenty of diamonds in the rough this week, so grab the canary and hop a mine cart headed down.
Are you experiencing any of the following symptoms: fever, runny nose, cough, achey muscles, fatigue, etc.? Yeah, that’s what I thought. You and everyone else. It’s that time of year where we are forced to use those last sick days because we feel like actual garbage, and not just because the DVR backlog is overflowing. […]
If you’ve followed this site for the last few years you’ll know that we can’t sing the praises of Curtis Harding highly enough. I constantly describe him as the only contemporary soul artist who doesn’t sound derivative. After three years, he has a new album, Face Your Fear, coming out on the 27th of October via […]
We’re waste deep in big-name AOTY contenders this week, bathing in a sea of dashed expectations and pleasant surprises. It’s gonna be this for most of the fall, so no need to belabor the point, especially when we’re kicking things off with…
This weekend is mostly about established greats and not having regrets for missing out (having seen a Beatle already this week that sentiment is certainly apt). We’ve got you covered for various decades and genres this time out so hopefully there is a little for everyone.
Spoon released their ninth album, Hot Thoughts, back in March via Matador Records; a return to the label that released their debut album back in 1996. Produced by Dave Friedman, it’s the first Spoon album to not feature any acoustic guitar, the signature hooks remain but there’s an extra bounce in their step. The band have been touring pretty solidly […]