6 days ago | Concert Reviews
Sometime around 1am, the four members of Sydney’s Royal Headache stumble into Williamsburg taproom Jack and George’s for some late-night Dub Pies. They’re immediately accosted by a bevy of revelers who’ve also defected here, still reeling from Roy...
6 days ago | Interviews
In the two-decade void left by Kevin Shields’ reluctance to release new My Bloody Valentine material, an emerging cache of shoegaze devotees took up the genre’s mantle by releasing albums awash in reverb and unintelligible vocals. In 2001 My Vitri...
8 days ago | Concerts
It’s no secret that music festivals do not always provide the safest of spaces for all those attending. In a lot of cases, they’re even something of a powder keg. Rampant drug use, a suspended sense of reality, isolated facilities, aggressive musi...
13 days ago | Interviews
Whether one attributes it to Aristotle or Rage Against the Machine’s Zach de la Rocha, the saying “Anger is a gift” has been floating around awhile. For Brooklyn musician Noah Stitelman, that phrase never felt truer than this past year. After rele...
13 days ago | Festivals
If you’re only going to Afropunk in the hopes that Lenny Kravitz has another wardrobe malfunction, let's stop you right there. In addition to this year’s incredible headliners, which run the gamut from iconic (Grace Jones; Ms. Lauryn Hill) to infa...
14 days ago | Interviews
Some folks think that all there is to Brooklyn is kale, hipsters, and useless artisanal crafts, but Alex Battles begs to differ. He’s the founder of the Brooklyn Country Music Festival, which takes over Bell House for four days beginning Thursday,...