Good news, New York is now a blue state (Republicans have held the state senate almost without a break for fifty years). Also good news, it’s the weekend. Bonus good news, the following shows:
I take every opportunity to wax lyrical about Chilean psych bands when they come to town, but sadly The Holydrug Couple‘s show at Public Arts on Friday was canceled as the band could not make it. Alas, hopefully there will be another opportunity to hear about how their most recent release, Hyper Super Mega is an excellent addition […]
In a week dominated by inhumane actions stemmed from our wannabe-dictator of a president, it’s pretty hard to come up with any kind of intro to this weekend’s choice selection of shows… but whether you’re just looking to switch your brain off or a reward for fighting a good cause, it’s important to take stock […]
I hope everyone enjoyed the long weekend, survived valentine’s day, and is generally looking forward to making plans for Spring. After a couple more quiet weeks show-wise, we’re back with some fine choices.
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 Concentrating on better news, the city finally repealed the 91-year-old cabaret law so not only […]
No shortage of killer stuff to go around this week—especially from a couple of noted locals—so I’ll keep the stage banter brief this week. Can I get a little more Trenchgrinder in the monitor, please?
After completing another orbit around the sun recently, things are going reasonably well, and this good run continues with a great weekend of shows! Summer is officially here and while you might have to plan around some thunderstorms in the coming days, all the more reason to be in air-conditioned music venue having a good […]
Yes, yes, May the Fourth Be With You and all that jazz, the real nerds know it’s also Cinco De Cuatro, and I’m also looking forward to seeing Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 (bonus nerd points to anyone who has seen and loved James Gunn’s earlier movies, Slither (extra extra points for seeing it at […]
I’ll start by mentioning something you should do this weekend that isn’t a concert: re-issue specialists The Numero Group will have a pop-up store this Friday and Saturday at 170 Franklin St in Greenpoint, go and spend all your money. Anyway, you can do that and STILL go to shows, of course, and these are the ones you […]
We return once again to our regular schedule after a weekend away to witness another regular occurrence, sporting heartache at the hands feet of my local team. Throw in a much lighter wallet coupled with some jetlag and it sounds like a bit of a waste of time, but much like music, you don’t get […]