Jay Watson is one distinguished dude. Allocating efforts between Tame Impala and POND, he has garnered the privilege of working with innovators of the time because he is one himself. For these other more established projects, expectations based on previous work can sometimes hinder the impressions of new material, but Glamorous Damage operates outside that realm...Read More
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In times as peculiar as those spent those spent at Beach Goth, a fleeting sense of predictability should come as no surprise. Fueled by an eclectic mash of sandy-toed beach rockers, funk phenoms, hip-hop icons, and Pauly Shore... the latest installment served as the most sizable and chaotic to date...Read More
It's Friday, the coffee is brewing, and word has surfaced that WW will be in the building for Beach Goth 4. A good morning it is indeed...Read More
Last year on the lead up to Christmas we had the pleasure of throwing a Holiday Bazaar show down at Fulton Stall Market in Manhattan's South Street Seaport. One of the artists that performed was producer Michael Hix, who dimmed the lights to project his wife's beautiful moving images as he created a completely absorbing aural atmosphere in the room...Read More
Exploring new places is always a welcomed endeavor, so when these adventures string us through a hotbed of music, food and drink it's easy to feel spoiled. After a morning jog along the water and a brief walk down Broadway Street I found myself in the thick Seattle's Capitol Hill Block Party...Read More
On a particularly un-Sunday-like Sunday morning which found me running around selling my bike, collecting tickets from Liverpool Street and then making my way to Victoria Park, I could not have been more pleased to arrive at Citadel Festival to discover minimal chaos and lines, and a lineup that was perfectly suited to a wind-down from a manic weekend...Read More
On a recent trip to Brighton, on a Sunday evening, myself and a couple of friends found ourselves in a small venue in an old railway yard...Read More
This past Saturday night, we threw a little house show at our loft in Greenpoint, Brooklyn...Read More
The number of artists that have reached the same level in the music business as Thom Yorke is incredibly low. I’m not referring to the top, but the level above the top which is reached when those at the top have achieved total musical freedom and are jumping as high as they can out of sheer joy...Read More
Seven months after the release of her most recent and critically acclaimed LP, Angel Olsen is giving us all a little more. A deluxe release of Burn Your Fire For No Witness, including 5 brand new songs, will be gracing us all in November. But in the meantime, while we anxiously await the 2-disc reissue, we have the single “All Right Now”...Read More
Is it just me or is it always a bummer when you come across people who are younger and more talented than yourself? Just me? I should be more excited that the future of music is bright and stop wallowing in my underachievement, right? Cool. Good pep talk...Read More
We're going to the GRAMMY® Awards... well, not quite, but kind of!
Saturday, January 25 will mark the 6th year that the MojaMoja Brunch & Benefit concert has taken place. The annual event plays host an impressive roster of acclaimed artists from all over the world on the day before the GRAMMY® Awards. This year features Hiatus Kaiyoke, Rhye, Kelela, Cut Chemist, The Kin, Irene Diaz, Boogaloo Assasins, Questlove, The Hot 8 Brass Band, Mark de Clive-Lowe and Boom Boom Boom.
We are pleased beyond words to have been accepted to attend this year's event. It will be our duty to bring you only the best of coverage. Just a forewarning, I may explode as a result of seeing Rhye, Hiatus Kaiyote and Questlove... all in one day.