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  • Northside Festival: Top 5 Best Former Headliners
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    Northside Festival: Top 5 Best Former Headliners

    While the Northside Festival continually draws in huge acts over the years, founder Steve Stedman followed his friends’ advice to not go too big. “I was advised to be patient and let it grow with the community,” he says. You won’t see major players in the music game at the festival like Beyonce or Mumford and Sons, […] More

  • Northside Festival: Why Muchmore’s and Pete’s Candy Store should be Your Go-To Venues
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    Northside Festival: Why Muchmore’s and Pete’s Candy Store should be Your Go-To Venues

    It’s almost June, and that means its time to start planning for the crazy hip Northside Festival, which will be held at various locations throughout Greenpoint and Williamsburg. At a week-long festival with hundreds of options of bands to go see, it may get overwhelming trying to decide which ones to go check out. Muchmore’s […] More

  • Northside Festival: 5 Weirdest Instruments Used by Bands
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    Northside Festival: 5 Weirdest Instruments Used by Bands

    Didgeridoo? More like didgeri-who. If you’re tired of the same ol’ guitar, bass, and drum kick that everybody uses, check out these bands at the festival who use unconventional, if not just straight up weird, instruments in their sets. 5. King Khan and The Shrines – Baritone Saxophone Normally reserved for ska bands, the bari […] More

  • Veteran Rockers Dinosaur Jr. Announce New Album “Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not”
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    Veteran Rockers Dinosaur Jr. Announce New Album “Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not”

    The members of Dinosaur Jr. have been around the block a few and a half times since solidifying their indie god status in the 1990s. Today, both the young and old enjoy the nostalgic presence of Dinosaur Jr., and will soon have a new album to add to their collection. Entitled “Give a Glimpse of […] More

  • Mac Miller’s “Best Day Ever” Mix to be Re-Released for 5th Anniversary
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    Mac Miller’s “Best Day Ever” Mix to be Re-Released for 5th Anniversary

    The release of “Best Day Ever” probably ignited many best days for Mac Miller, as it catapulted his career from indie rapper to household name. Initially released in 2011, “Best Day Ever” will be reissued as a remastered version on both CD and vinyl. It must be noted too that the mixtape contains the single […] More

  • Stream Yumi Zouma’s First LP “Yoncalla”
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    Stream Yumi Zouma’s First LP “Yoncalla”

    Yumi Zouma is known for their dreamlike, danceable, captivating live shows, but have only released two short EPs so far, much to the chagrin of their fans. The long awaited for Yoncalla doesn’t officially drop until next week via Cascine Records, but you can listen to all of it now through Hype Machine. Click HERE to stream […] More

  • Interview: BOYBOY
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    Interview: BOYBOY

    We caught up recently with electro-pop musician BOYBOY, aka Sam McCarthy. Since the release of the singles, “Boy”, “None of Your Love”, and “Vices” music blogs have been blowing up a storm about the explosive nature of the tracks. Read below about his influences, his background, and unique artwork. Check out his music on Soundcloud HERE. […] More

  • Billboard Music Awards: 8 Reasons Why Ed Sheeran Should Have Won Best Male Artist
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    Billboard Music Awards: 8 Reasons Why Ed Sheeran Should Have Won Best Male Artist

    In case you missed it last night, Justin Bieber won Best Male Artist at the Billboard Music Awards. Some, like us, find this appalling. While you may not necessary like his music, one has to admit that when he first started out as a musician he was pretty talented. Over the years however, he’s gotten […] More

  • Get the Details of De La Soul’s Upcoming Album “and the Anonymous Nobody”
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    Get the Details of De La Soul’s Upcoming Album “and the Anonymous Nobody”

    and the Anonymous Nobody was funded entirely through Kickstarter last year, and now hip hop trio De La Soul is finally releasing some details about what the album will contain. Featured artists on the album will include David Byrne, Snoop Dogg, Usher, 2 Chainz, and Little Dragon among others. and the Anonymous Nobody will be De La Soul’s […] More

  • Electronic Musician M. Geddes Gengras to Release New Album “Interior Architecture”
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    Electronic Musician M. Geddes Gengras to Release New Album “Interior Architecture”

    Gengras himself described Interior Architecture as “At its best it should feel like sinking into really warm quicksand or dying of hypothermia”  according to Tiny Mix Tapes. Marty Slattery of TMT also mentioned that, “if sinking in quicksand or dying of hypothermia isn’t your bag, then rest assured that Interior Architecture is actually a solid, squiggly synth […] More

  • Femme Rock Trio Haim Premiers New Songs Live
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    Femme Rock Trio Haim Premiers New Songs Live

    After a three year hiatus from releasing new music, Haim finally pleased crowds last night during a show in Santa Ana by playing two new songs. We can assume these will be on their new album, which at this point doesn’t have a title or a release date. Not to mention, they also performed a […] More

  • Watch Sub Pop’s Shabazz Palaces Cosmic Video for “Dawn in Luxor”
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    Watch Sub Pop’s Shabazz Palaces Cosmic Video for “Dawn in Luxor”

    Hip-hop duo Shabazz Palaces like to experiment. It’s probably a reason why they are one of the only hip hop acts on the eminent Seattle-based indie label Sub Pop. In lieu of their unnamed upcoming album that founder Ishmael Butler describes as “our relationship with devices. Not just our reliance on technological devices, but the […] More

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