Features & Reviews

Get to Know Harry Martin, The Man Reviving The Roller Disco

Get to Know Harry Martin, The Man Reviving The Roller Disco

By Ariana Hwang At House of Yes, 2018 no longer feels like 2018. Donna Summer’s “Last Dance” is playing. And men and women are coated in glitter circling a crowded room in four-wheeled roller skates. Everyone’s boogieing to the old school music spinning from a […]

The Pulse: Trafton’s Vulnerable Pop Music in a “Hyperreal” World

The Pulse: Trafton’s Vulnerable Pop Music in a “Hyperreal” World

By Chelsea Booth All Photos By Anthony Sokolov   It’s a crisp October evening. Evan Gordon of Trafton, sits across from me in his modest Lower East Side apartment, and raises a shallow wine goblet to his lips, taking small sips of the water he […]

Rags Parkland: A Sly Musical with a Robot Heart

Rags Parkland: A Sly Musical with a Robot Heart

By Reuven Glezer When Ars Nova brings forward a new piece of musical theatre, you better pay attention. From the theater that brought electropop opera Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 and the luminous memory musical The Lucky Ones comes a new, sci-fi […]

News We Don’t Care About

News We Don’t Care About

A weekly series with 0 fucks given.  Hardwell Retires Are we supposed to be sad about this? Lana Del Rey’s feud with Azealia Banks At this point is there anyone that Azealia Banks doesn’t have beef with? Lana Del Rey recently condemned Kanye’s support for […]

Finding Beauty Everywhere at Afropunk

Finding Beauty Everywhere at Afropunk

By Chelsea Booth Fashion icon Hedi Slimane once told Vanity Fair that the most stylish woman in the world is “some unknown girl on the dance floor.” But even if you could have taken the most stylish unknown person from every dance floor in the […]

How to Survive While Mercury is Still in Retrograde

How to Survive While Mercury is Still in Retrograde

Artwork by Fran Rodríguez By Lindsey Pearson Call it string theory, call it chakras, call it “The Force” but there are energetic fields around us. You know the sensation when you walk into a room and “feel” the tension? Or when you can tell someone […]

The Pulse: Q&A With Glaze

The Pulse: Q&A With Glaze

By Chelsea Booth Once every so often, a band comes along, who within seconds, like a DJ back spinning a record, abruptly brings your world to a full stop. Glaze is one of those bands.   The trio consisting of Stephen McElwee (guitar and vocals), […]

Mad Hatter’s Bus Vlog

Mad Hatter’s Bus Vlog

By Ariana Hwang Ever wonder what an Alice in Wonderland party would look like inside a London double-decker bus? Here’s your one-way ticket to the most magical cocktail party in Bushwick. Book your Mad Hatter experience! https://www.madhattersbus.com/

Not Your Mother’s Twelfth Night Conquers Central Park

Not Your Mother’s Twelfth Night Conquers Central Park

Photo by Joan Marcus By Reuven Glezer Central Park has become a joyous, soul-filled fantasy land, courtesy of the production of Twelfth Night now running at the Delacorte Theater. Growing out of the 2016 Public Works production, the 90-minute musical has plenty of candy-coated tunes […]

Brotherhood and Music Reviews: Chow Squared Music

Brotherhood and Music Reviews: Chow Squared Music

By Chelsea Booth Chow Squared Music is a collaborative music review YouTube channel run by twin brothers Dylan and Brandon Chow. Both brothers, who are devout hip-hop heads, cover all genres on their channel and serve up videos that hold back no punches. “Throughout high […]