Get funky, bhangra-style with Brooklyn-based big band Red Baraat at Stubb’s this weekend. The concert is part of the official ACL Music Festival Late Night Show series. Click on this post to check out some of their music and discover something cool.
Indie-pop super duo Matt and Kim reveal the new artwork for their upcoming ‘Lightning Remixes’ album. Don’t open this post at work. You were warned. (NSFW)
Get totally ‘effin tubular at Empire Control Room & Garage this weekend with Brooklyn hipster faves French Horn Rebellion. We’re giving away tickets here and maybe another pair on Facebook….maybe. Save on advance tickets with our promo code as well. Bring your neon and jorts.
Brooklyn, NY dance-punk ensemble The Toothaches, want you to be joyful with their latest single, “Pretty and Loud.” Comprised of Zimmermann Ayer (guitar, vocals), Rose Blakelock (keys, vocals), Monica Hubbell (percussion, vocals), Kiril Bauch (drums, vocals) and Christopher Rapoza (bass, vocals), The Toothaches have made a name for themselves, and “Pretty and Loud” is proof […]
Promo photo by Shawn Brackbill. Brooklyn triad Bear in Heaven has taken their psychedelic electronic rock instrumentals far past the mind can imagine. Comprised of Jon Philpot, Joe Stickney, and Adam Wilis, the release of their second album Beast Rest Forth Mouth pushed the group forward into a cataclysmic spiral of progressively bigger rooms with […]
The triad of Brooklyn-based individuals SoftSpot use the creatively diverse talents of each member to personify indie rock through classical expertise. Sarah Kinlaw, operatically trained vocalist and bassist provides a emotive penetrating voice that reaches into the depths of the unkown. Bryan Keller, multi-instrumentalist, and Andrew Spaulding, conductor of the Cagean “Hypnagogic Tape Orchestra,” complete […]
The young and debonair garage rock band Total Slacker have made huge strides since it’s formation in 2010. Despite their age, they’ve released two singles on independent record labels in the United States and Europe and continue to gain the attention of press both locally and internationally. Playing over 100 shows in New York alone, […]
Brooklyn based indie group, Snowmine, introduces a classical infusion with indie-pop, echo pedals, tribal beats, and acoustic arrangements. The merge of the classical community, led by the classical enthusiast Grayson Sanders, helps form a cohesive sound between the music worlds. Their single, “Beast in Air, Beast in Water,” soothes the soul with its effervescent melodies […]
The hard-hitting “grrrrl rock” group, EULA, expresses the heart and soul of girl power in their persona. With influences from punk, rock, and psych, the Brooklyn trio present a colorfully visual blend of aggressiveness and sexiness. EULA frontwoman Alyse is not only a talented guitarist, but her searing vocals blaze through each track on their […]
With so many band members, the eight-piece band, Rubblebucket, is able to play indie-pop to Afrobeat inspired dance music with ease. The Brooklyn based band was formed in 2007 by lead vocalist Kalmia Taver and trumpet player Alex Toth after meeting the rest of the members at an art opening in a milk bottling plant. […]
The New York native quartet, Gunfight!, formed in Boston back in 2006. Their sound radiates of a creative mix of upbeat, fast rock with an American house party feel. Their debut album, released in July 2010, is filled with a fun, “so excited to be young” energy, perfect for a reckless summer. Gunfight! will be […]
Review by Lindsey Craun. After taking the stage at Coachella, Brooklyn-based indie group Here We Go Magic is now touring the country in support of their upcoming EP, The January, which will drop May 10. The EP is a collection of six songs written in an upstate New York farmhouse while developing their sophomore LP, […]
Interview by Lindsey Craun. Brooklyn-based electronic pop group Xylos will release their self-titled debut album April 5, which will include several songs from the group’s live show. This year marked the first South By Southwest (SXSW) appearance for the group, and we were able to steal a moment of their time amongst all the chaos. […]
Interview by Eugenia Vela. The music of New York City-based Asobi Seksu doesn’t truly fit into a single genre. You could say shoegaze, dream pop, noise pop, but really, Asobi Seksu—which means “playful sex” in Japanese—is about energy. The band’s become known for their visually powerful videos and featured songs in series like Skins and […]
Brooklyn-based Quiet Lights has been working since 2009 to create wonders for the indie lovers of the world. Their sound, which has been compared to the likes of Sonic Youth and MGMT, has been tweaked and perfected for their recently released 7” No More Canyons. To get a little taste of Quiet Lights, check out […]