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The Tracys Take Back the Punk with ‘Humdinger’

Are you ready for a straight-out-of-the-gate, classic punk experience? Even if you aren’t, The Tracys are ready to knock you in your face with their record Humdinger. 1980s CBGB punk has gotten a gritty 2018 revival, and it’s vivid within this Brooklyn’s bands veins.   Reviving punk, Brooklyn style   Humdinger is a spectacular vision […]

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SmartBlackKid is Back With Another Journey For Us

An artist must always keep exploring the possibilities of their own unique sound. The best way is to just keep doing it. Write new songs as much as you can. With practice and experimentation comes perfectly original music. Our friend SmartBlackKid has kept the momentum going and is back with more music for us all. […]

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Interview

Dungeons and Dragons and Peanut Butter Cups: An Interview with Slothrust

To try and fit Slothrust into a single category or genre of music would defeat the purpose of the band, so I’m just going to call them this — kick-ass. The unique trio of jazz inspired rockers from Boston recently played a show at Rough Trade NYC in Brooklyn this past weekend. I caught up […]

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Interview Live Review

Bushwick Music Venue ‘Unit J’ Launches Record Label

On the opening night of Northside Festival’s music portion last Thursday, the masterminds behind Brooklyn’s shared performance space, Unit J, celebrated their official extension into a record label. Unit J is a collection of six guys who converted their Bushwick loft into an intimate concert venue and shoot space. They’ve created a tight-knit music family […]

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Exclusive Live Review

Top Headliners and Awesome Views at Brooklyn’s Northside Festival

If you love live music and discovering new artists but you hate the crowds and stress of a large scale festival like The Governor’s Ball or this summer’s inaugural Panorama (both held on Randall’s Island Park in New York City), there’s an event you need to know about: the Northside Festival. Now in its eighth […]

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Review

Tiger + Man — Pure Emotions That Keep You Guessing

By Emma Cohen of Indie Band Guru Hailing from Brooklyn, Tiger + Man’s sound is eerily sexy. There is something in the music which creates a sense of longing in the listener. The duo is composed of Tiger Darrow and Andrew Orkin. Each of the members are well-developed artists both in musical creativity and instrumental proficiency. […]