Ok forget about what I said last week about March, can we fast forward to April instead? Will winter ever really end? Is this real life? Here are five reasons to at least get out of bed this weekend.
2016 was the dirt fucking worst. There’s no other way to put it. It seems almost absurd to talk about what a great year it was for music, in light of all of the terrible things that have happened, but music helped us cope a lot over the last twelve months. And serendipitously, a wealth […]
The 35th annual CMJ Music Marathon – aka everyone’s best chance to burn through their remaining sick days by year’s end – took place last week and as always, the FREEwilliamsburg team was on hand taking in the sights and, more importantly, the sounds of the five day festival. Here’s what we took away from […]
It turns out that colossal dirtbag pharma CEO Martin Shkreli, who has been all over the news for increasing the price of Daraprim, a drug used to treat AIDS and cancer patients, from $13.50 to $750 per pill is one of the major investors in one of my own personal favorite labels, Collect Records, which […]
Photo via BK Mag 2014 will be a year bookended by loss in Williamsburg. When 285 Kent closed its doors in January, it was like a shotgun blast through the heart of the local music community. While it was true that Williamsburg had been condofying for years, and spots like Monster Island, Secret Project Robot, […]
Stage dive- and mosh pit friendly shoegazers Nothing played a sold out show at Saint Vitus in Greenpoint last night. Celebrating the release of their debut album “Guilty of Everything” on Relapse Records, the Philly quartet played most of the new record. However, they closed out the night with a song from a musical era […]
Cold Cave and MBV worshippers Nothing played last night’s East Village Radio curated Red Bull Sound Select party at Tammany Hall in Manhattan. Despite it being the umpteenth time for both bands to play New York City this year, the dimly lit room on Orchard Street was packed to the gills. Watch out for more […]