Our look back at all things 2010 continues this week as we highlight some of the year's most overlooked tracks. In this edition: different shades of soul.
Our look back at all things 2010 continues this week as we highlight some of the year's most overlooked tracks. In this edition: club anthems.
Our look back at all things 2010 continues this week as we highlight some of the year's most overlooked tracks. In this edition: post-coffeeshop.
Our look back at all things 2010 continues this week as we highlight some of the year's most overlooked tracks. In this edition: gnarly rock.
Your CMJ evenings and late afternoons are filling up pretty fast, I'd imagine, but how about your mornings? Care to see how coherent, say, DOM are capable of being at 10 a.m.? KEXP will be broadcasting live sets from a variety of big-shots -- Dean and Britta (to your left), Holly Miranda, the ... More >>
We are not immediately predisposed to the Vino in Vino concert series -- which "matches artists with winemakers for a night of music and vino" -- but we are fortunately extremely predisposed to sharp-edged dream-pop belter Holly Miranda, whose show at Bowery Ballroom a few months back was one ... More >>
Pic by Sterling TaylorThe mighty NYC Taper was present at Brooklyn dream-pop ingenue (and expert record-sneaker) Holly Miranda's pretty fantastic Wednesday-night Bowery Ballroom show, and was kind enough to pass along an MP3 of the set's highlight, a blistering, stupendous cover of the Etta J ... More >>
In yr face. Photo by Rebecca SmeyneIn the week the world learned how dangerous a truffle-flavored french fry really can be, we watched in horror as the New York Times Magazine penned a brutal takedown of M.I.A.--who retaliated by going after the journalist who wrote it, of course. Were you pe ... More >>
Unhinged, raucous, gigantic. Pics by Sterling Taylor."I enjoy a good sleep," Holly Miranda told us yesterday, discussing the distinct snooze motif running through the Jealous Girlfriends singer's new woozy, eerily ethereal solo record, The Magician's Private Library, leading one to exp ... More >>
No one shall lay their unworthy eyes upon Holly Miranda without Shrek 3D goggles.Ava Luna, the band that Christopher R. Weingarten boldly praised as post-every-band-you-like ("post-TVOTR, Dirty Projectors-inflected bedroom soul," to be exact) is headlining Silent Barn, bracketed by a similar ... More >>
Sebastian MylanarskiHolly Miranda Known for being the face of Brooklyn rock act the Jealous Girlfriends, Holly Miranda quietly released her debut solo album The Magician's Private Library this past February. It's a washed-out, hazy record that has Miranda's airy voice sounding something like '80s 4 ... More >>
Ryan MuirPark Slope parents, get ready: Celebrate Brooklyn's 2010 Season is out! Go-to Brownstone Brooklyn avatar Norah Jones kicks things off at the Prospect Park concert series with a June 9 gala benefit (after which Passion Pit, Rufus Wainwright, the National, and the Dead Weather pick up ... More >>
Every trend piece starts with a writer identifying a group of people doing something that is supposedly new or unique. And every blog post about every trend piece tries to take it down by identifying either how (A) The writer's just trying to provoke reactions. (B) The trend being written a ... More >>
At Santos, not Cake Shop, but same idea. Let's make a vast generalization here: there is a certain male prerogative that responds to CMJ's fever pitch of hype and borderline hostile audiences by becoming--for lack of a better word--Pavement. He will climb up on a stage, only to signal that he has ... More >>
Joan as Policewoman breaks the rules