The Crystal Ark w/Avan Lava Music Hall of Williamsburg Wednesday, May 30 Better than: The record, in one case. Last summer, Jonathan Galkin described his work as DFA Records' head of A&R for me in an interview. "I literally have a stack at home of 40 CDs I picked out that's, like, '88 to '92," he ... More >>
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. Dani WardSeemingly from out of nowhere (well, OK, from Staten Island), six-man space-disco band Paragraph has unleashed a dance-floor carpet bomb with their new track, "Powernap," a fuzzy, wuzzy, sc ... More >>
That's how you listen to Ghostface! Photo by Rebecca SmeyneIn the week M.I.A. broke the internet in a tidal wave of blood and guts and red hair, we did our best to put it back together.
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. New York's super-funky disco exports (see Invisible Conga People, Escort) just got maybe their most luscious addition yet. Not to be confused with YIMBY favorite Ava Luna, Avan Lava is lush, sparkli ... More >>