Jess Rotter truly racked up the frequent flyer miles this year. The long-time in-house publicist and marketing wiz for Brooklyn-based indie record label Mexican Summer practically lived in airplanes, repeatedly jetting out west and back to handle her duties repping Best Coast--the label's biggest su ... More >>
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent.
Naming themselves after an MC5 song was no simple posturing: Sister Anne are "soul-punk" fire-spitters, and pretty much Brooklyn's best approximation of Detroit. On the handful of songs the band has ... More >>
They scream a lot, but, like, melodically.
Babe the Blue Ox
The Bell House
Saturday, January 3
Love this band. Infectious pop spiked with equal parts blissful soul and dissonant, acerbic noise-rock tomfoolery. Had a major-label go of it in the late '90s to no avail (The Way We Were is the jam, " ... More >>