Where to avoid St. Patrick’s day in Brooklyn

No thanks

No thanks

Do you want to leave your house tonight but also feel pretty passionate about avoiding a run-in with NYC’s drunkest? Ya know, the green-adorned pub-goers who just can’t seem to leave their college days behind? They’re decorated with cheap plastic shamrock beads and leprechaun hats—perhaps a day as awful as Santacon in terms of public displays of intoxication and douchiness [Read more…]

Top 5 shows of the weekend

sunno

So glad we got to spring forward into this glorious weather we’ve been having. If you want to avoid all the St Patrick’s Day nonsense (why people think this is any better than Santacon I don’t know…), here are a few chances to avoid people pretending to be Irish, leprachauns, or generally broing out.

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Top 5 shows of the weekend

no-joy

I hope everyone made the most of the long weekend (if indeed you had Monday off) and the  perplexing yet glorious weather that came with it. No time for chit-chat, here’s some help for you to plan your weekends.

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Drink at Baby’s All Right this Sunday to benefit Planned Parenthood

iudsoundsystemThis Sunday from 6-10pm come drink and dance at Baby’s All Right where a portion of bar sales will be donated to Planned Parenthood. Entry is free and there will be a vinyl raffle thanks to donations from Sub Pop, Hardly Art, Saddle Creek, ATO, Secretly Canadian and many more. Facebook invite HERE.

Top 5 shows of the weekend

big-ups

While some of the major players have already announced their summer festival lineups (Panorama / Govball), which admittedly doesn’t seem too far away with today’s high of 15 degrees C, but let’s stick with the present. We only have one more weekend until an orange clown has the nuclear codes, so maybe we should just enjoy ourselves while we’re still here.

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Top 5 shows of the weekend

fear-of-men-fall

I go away for a couple of weeks and look what happens… it’s like forgetting to lock your door but still being surprised when you find out all your stuff has been stolen. Between Brexit and Trump this year, you’d be forgiven if “the will of the people” merely leads you to the bottom of many a bottle. Alas, if for a couple of hours each night, you can try and forget reality with some great music.

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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

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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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