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ALBUM REVIEW: Dirty Projectors “Dirty Projectors”

While the music on Dirty Projectors new album is a breath of fresh, engaging air, it's impossible to ignore the bewildering terrible lyrics, all focused on Amber Coffman's recent departure and solo career.

By |2018-08-09T17:07:42-04:00March 3rd, 2017|FEATURES, MUSING, Recent, Reviews|

INTERVIEW: Moon Hooch Learns to Live in the Moment

In conjunction with the recent release of their free EP The Joshua Tree, nu-jazz band Moon Hooch will showcase their considerable presence and talents at the Brooklyn Bowl this Saturday. I was lucky enough to ask horn-player Wenzl McGowen a few questions about the band and what a live concert experience is like for them.

By |2018-08-09T17:07:46-04:00February 17th, 2017|FEATURES, Interviews|

ALBUM REVIEW: Stagnant Pools “Geist”

The name of Stagnant Pools' new record, Geist, implies a phantom or spiritual figure and the music definitely channels a kind of ghostly misery. You’ll hear a bit of Joy Division, Slowdive, My Bloody Valentine, with an undercurrent of emo. It’s a familiar dream that doesn’t always work – sometimes there’s too much going on to feel much and sometimes there’s just nothing to feel - but it's great for any creative mind.

By |2018-08-09T17:14:32-04:00June 5th, 2014|MUSING, Recent, Reviews|

ALBUM REVIEW: Popstrangers “Fortuna”

Popstrangers' new album Fortuna really explores the emotional side of pop. Throughout diverse subjects of love, comfort, communication, and hostility there is one mood. Even though this is not a joyful record, that mood contributes to a strong sense of fullness which is satisfying and engaging.

By |2018-08-09T17:14:38-04:00May 19th, 2014|MUSING, Recent, Reviews|

ALBUM REVIEW: Melaena Cadiz “Deep Below Heaven”

Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Melaena Cadiz's new album Deep Below Heaven, out May 20th, is what Cadiz calls a book of short stories. The title comes from a Sam Shepard story about a man who has the sense of being deep below heaven when he falls off of his motorcycle during an accident. Cadiz’s own collection of stories chronicles Americans who are all struggling in their own universe, but united in that space deep below.

By |2018-08-09T17:14:40-04:00May 10th, 2014|MUSING, Recent, Reviews|

TRACK REVIEW: Julianna Barwick “Meet You At Midnight”

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery and Julianna Barwick have collaborated on a project. Dogfish Head is releasing a special brew IPA (with a touch of red rice and wasabi) titled Rosabi, after Barwick's new album. A track, "Meet You At Midnight," has been released from Rosabi, so you can sample the feeling of the album.

By |2018-08-09T17:14:40-04:00May 8th, 2014|MUSING, NEWS, Recent, Reviews|

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