Main Attrakionz. Sound of the City's staff has opinions about which bands to see at the CMJ festival, happening around the city this week. Here, Nick Murray offers his seven pickswell, six festival-affiliated artists and one dude who just happens to have a couple of NY-area shows this ... More >>
Surekha Ratnatunga EMA w/Helado Negro Mercury Lounge Wednesday, July 20 Better than: Her Glasslands show a few hours later, I'm guessing.
William RahillyWith her excellent debut Past Life Martyred Saints, former Gown Erika M. Anderson (a.k.a. EMA) has been causing quite a stir for dense sonics and harshly comic narratives that haven't been this critically acclaimed since the heyday of certain Seattlites. Or, if you let her tell ... More >>
Grasping for closeness on Past Life Martyred Saints