Features & Reviews

Song Premiere: Seldomo Shares Soulful “Hey Man”

Song Premiere: Seldomo Shares Soulful “Hey Man”

By Michael Corrado (aka Seldomo) There are so many different ways to approach life. Some people are overly optimistic about the future. Others are drowned in pessimism. A few are lucky to consider themselves realists. When making this LP, I was somewhere in between the […]

Meet the Slasher, Capotal, in New Video “Don’t Work”

Meet the Slasher, Capotal, in New Video “Don’t Work”

By Ariana Hwang They say it’s a better idea to cut the chord with an ex. The relationship ended for a reason, and remaining out of sight and out of touch (at least for awhile) makes the grieving process a whole lot easier and saves […]

Musician Pair Matteo and Stella Rose Bring Sibling Musicianship to Rockwood Music Hall

Musician Pair Matteo and Stella Rose Bring Sibling Musicianship to Rockwood Music Hall

By Ariana Hwang   Matteo Scher and Stella Rose are the true embodiment of a musical sibling duo. The brother and sister from Manhattan embrace sharing stages and basking in all the inspiration they find at concerts during their off-days from music. It can even […]

U2 Revives Joshua Tree on Album’s 30th Anniversary at Met Life

U2 Revives Joshua Tree on Album’s 30th Anniversary at Met Life

By Luis Lucero One type of tour that seems to be all the rage these days is the album retrospective tour. In this type of show, a band will play an album, usually their most popular record, in its entirety as a key part of […]

Vintage Music Venue Survives Williamsburg’s Gentrification

Vintage Music Venue Survives Williamsburg’s Gentrification

By Ariana Hwang On a dark night in Williamsburg, colorful strings of lights illuminate a quiet block on Lorimer Street. With a vintage Coca Cola sign next to its name, Pete’s Candy Store glowed with charming invitation. The combined tavern and music venue, located on […]

ELO Touches Down on Radio City

ELO Touches Down on Radio City

By Luis Lucero Radio City Music Hall has been a hub for a lot of the major progressive rock acts this year. Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour warmed up for his two night stay at the Garden with an absolutely mind bending set that stood toe […]

Shapeshifting Sounds of Kayo Dot— A Look into “Plastic House on Base of Sky”

Shapeshifting Sounds of Kayo Dot— A Look into “Plastic House on Base of Sky”

By Andrew Boskov Kayo Dot have always been a band touted as ‘never making the same album twice.’ Ever since Toby Driver’s brief stint on John Zorn’s Tzadik label with Choirs of the Eye and his solo album, Kayo Dot and Driver himself have constantly […]

Music Choices & Personal Picks for the Opening of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics

Music Choices & Personal Picks for the Opening of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics

By Rodrigo Pinheiro Das Graças   The artists and songs chosen for the opening of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics were exceptionally picked. A great deal of the music choices contributed to the spectacle’s charm, despite all of the doubt that loomed over the success […]

Comparing & Evaluating Multiple Recordings of One Song

Comparing & Evaluating Multiple Recordings of One Song

By Josh Yong   Name of Song : Untouchable (Cover) Writer(s): Cary Barlowe, Nathan Barlowe, Tommy Lee James, (Taylor Swift) Performer(s): Luna Halo     ESSENCE OF THE SONG   It is really hard to pick just one song considering the plethora of worthy and beautiful songs […]

Reinvention for their Last Album: Swans’ “The Glowing Man”

Reinvention for their Last Album: Swans’ “The Glowing Man”

By: Juan Carlos Macias Swans has proved that time away can still blossom their music. Despite their temporary and eventual break up, continuously, they have transformed the sound of their last three albums to finally end on their last one, The Glowing Man (2016). During […]