Greetings and welcome to the first “Top 5 shows of the weekend” of 2018! It has been a slow start to the year, but that’s about to change for the better. We’ve been looking forward to a couple of these ones in particular for quite some time and it’s not supposed to get below freezing […]
I’m almost there! It’s the last week of my annual cleanse, and I can happily report that dry January 2018 has been surprisingly dope. Then again, I’d hardly call my month dry with the amount of smoothies and broths I’ve slurped down. Sure, I miss chewing, but this was a small sacrifice to make considering […]
Is it just me, or is this month flying by already? Sometimes I worry that I’m going to wake up one day and wonder where my life has gone. One way I counteract those feelings of hopelessness is by intentionally filling my days with more experience and exploration. At least Brooklyn keeps the task simple. […]
Dan Bejar’s latest Destroyer album, Ken, sailed into 9th place in our top 25 albums of 2017 list, and deservedly so, we said: Following the bombastic and dreary Poison Season we’re happy to report that Destroyer’s Ken is a fantastic rebound. Most reminiscent of 2011’s Kaputt, Ken is yet another strange, sax-filled (and-sex-filled) journey through 80s synth-pop. Where a lesser artist would simply rehash a […]
Holy shit, we made it! I honestly didn’t think we’d survive 2017, but love has prevailed. Things we learned in 2017: Nazis still exist, the government is a sham and Hollywood is full of pervs. That’s a lot of tough shit to swallow, but it’s always darkest before the dawn, as Florence Welch so eloquently put […]
I hope you all got out there and voted this week, and now that you’ve fulfilled your civic responsibilities it’s time to have some fun. If fun means singer-songwriter, shoegaze, chillwave or some folky-indie, anyway…
Greetings! While certain events this week have painted a rather sombre reality on a time that usually brings the city together with so much fun and creativity, we have to press on and do our best with our time here. Concentrating on better news, the city finally repealed the 91-year-old cabaret law so not only […]
I really don’t have anything useful to say for an intro, but fortunately I do have five very useful recommendations for you all this weekend.
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 […]
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.