While trying not to be consumed in depression about elections in my country of birth today, where the state of politics is at a depressingly all time low and the best case I can think of is a gridlocked hung parliament, I find the best medicine is always live music. So here we go, drink […]
The end of the year is nigh, but two of the biggest AOTY contender are just rolling in. So hold onto your butts (and lists), folks—we are just getting started. WHAT TO HEAR: I don’t think there’s been a more anticipated, hyped, or meme’d metal record this year than Blood Incantation’s Hidden History of the […]
After a lot of false starts, Evil Twin is FINALLY opening on the Ridgewood/Bushwick border tonight. Evil Twin brewery is owned and operated by Jarnit-Bjergsø — whose estranged twin brother runs Mikkeller, another staple brew for beer nerds that has an outpost at Citi Field. Evil Twin beers are available in 35 U.S. states and […]
It’s already been a good week with shows by Tool and Mikal Cronin in the bag, so let’s pull things kicking and screaming into the weekend.
Down to the final mixes on a personal project this week, so for the sake of my sanity, let’s keep this short and sweet. WHAT TO HEAR: Well folks, black metal Liturgy is officially back with a surprise (surprisingly good) new LP this week, H.A.Q.Q. (YLYLCYN). Although billed as a musical detour before Hunter Hunt-Hendrix’s […]
Halloween is dead and gone and we’re steaming for the home stretch now. But before we get to lisztomania, there’s still plenty of new records from incredible bands on the way, so whatever you do, don’t turn that calendar just yet. WHAT TO HEAR: So I’m gonna level with all of you: I’ve never really […]
We’re apparently five weeks away from Winter, not sure the weather got the memo. Anyway, let’s dive right into the best shows you can catch over the next few days.
Colder temperatures are coming in, folks, and almost all the featured shows this week could well be enjoyed around a fireplace. Get some extra layers on and don’t let the cold put you off enjoying yourself.
OK folks, after a two-week hiatus, I’m back and the same flake as ever. But don’t worry, there’s a solid slate of new releases and a full Halloween week of shows to help make up for my heavy metal infidelity. Take me back won’t you, please? WHAT TO HEAR: First up this week are Oakland […]
There are lots of amazing places to celebrate Halloween in New York this year. We mentioned that Brooklyn Bazaar is closing next month, so their Halloween Massacre is a good choice. There’s also lots of great cover bands and parties to check out. Here are some of our top picks. Check back for updates! ————– What: […]