Features & Reviews

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 […]

Vibin’ Out at Webster’s Latest Party: Gotham

Vibin’ Out at Webster’s Latest Party: Gotham

Every Saturday, Webster Hall treats its guests to a special evening of underground techno and house set under a noir-theme.   This summer was the official launch of the party series: Gotham. And if you’re planning to go soon, here are several things to expect: […]

Triathalon and Chill To “I Want It”

Triathalon and Chill To “I Want It”

If you haven’t heard a soul-surf garage band before, make this the month. Because this Savannah-based band called, Triathalon, will smoothly pull up towards your place like a bachelor on the first date. The members Adam Intrator (guitar & lead vocals), Hunter Jayne (guitar), and […]

New Massive Attack EP “Spoils” Fans

New Massive Attack EP “Spoils” Fans

By: Reuven Glezer When Massive Attack released their long-awaited Ritual Spirit EP back in January, long time fans of the forerunning trip-hop outfit were treated to a ragged, jagged paranoia in the band’s truest fashion. The Spoils/Come Near Me, by contrast, is a smooth, orchestral […]