Happy 4/20, everyone! It has been a hectic couple of weeks and rolls need to be slowed, which is somewhat reflected in the recommendations this week.
Don’t forget that L train has forsaken us this weekend (and for the next 5 weekends afterwards). Fret not, for once that crushing realisation subsides you can perk up in the knowledge that any efforts to battle this inconvenience will be rewarded with some fine entertainment.
This week welcomes the first extreme festival of the season in New York’s Alright, a brass-knuckled blast of Record Store Day releases, and more batshit headlines than the front page of the Daily News, so strap on the gloves, grab your mouth guard, and, as always, get ready to rumble.
Fucked Up put out one of the most ambitious records of the year with David Comes to Life – a concept record telling the story of people who are young and in love. As part of the most recent Record Store Day, the band put out David’s Town, a record consisting of fictional bands from […]
Saturday is the 4th Annual Record Store Day! Give thanks to that fragile black disc and the (dwindling amount of) shops that champion it by getting up extra early and waiting in line to look through stacks of music before leaving without buying anything. I kid, I kid! Seriously, you should buy at least one […]
I spent a good amount of time in college drinking whiskey and listening to T. Rex records. (That’s what college was, right?) And it turns out, I wasn’t the only one. This weekend, as part of Record Store Day, Ty Segall will release a 6-song EP entirely of T. Rex Covers. Guess what it’s gonna […]
The day after Thanksgiving is a holiday of retail indulgence. Let’s all go to stores and gorge on goods and gifts for loved ones! This year, Record Store Day comes twice as the masterminds behind it are trying to boost the sales of the still-suffering independent record seller. Check out these exclusive releases that will […]