Articles by

Tarra Thiessen

RSVP HERE: Hnry Flwr Livestreams via BABY.tv + MORE

Hnry Flwr is Brooklyn’s musical guru guiding us towards the mystery and beauty of the infinite void. Hnry Flwr is the musical project of David Van Witt, and he has quite the origin story – his first impression of...

RSVP HERE: THICK Livestream via The Noise Instagram + MORE

Welcome to our weekly show recommendation column RSVP HERE. Due to live show cancellations we will be covering virtual live music events and festivals. When I was a teenager THICK would have been my favorite band just as much...

PREMIERE: Francie Moon “Feel All The Feelings” Music Video

Has your shadow self been hanging heavy in the past weeks? Now that we don’t have our regular routine to keep us in line, all the feelings have been rearing their awful heads. New Jersey-based psychedelic trio Francie Moon...

RSVP HERE: Lubo Smilenov of Amalgamy Streams via Instagram + MORE

Welcome to our weekly show recommendation column RSVP HERE. Due to live show cancellations we will be covering virtual live music events and festivals. If you’re thinking of learning a new exotic instrument and/or how to become an electronic...

RSVP HERE: Ilithios Streams Debut Live Performance + MORE

Welcome to our weekly show recommendation column RSVP HERE. Due to live show cancellations we will be covering virtual live music events and festivals. More solo endeavors are sprouting up now that many musicians have been left separated from...

RSVP HERE: The Fantastic Plastics Live Stream Via Twitch + More

Welcome to our weekly show recommendation column RSVP HERE. Due to live show cancellations we will be covering virtual live music events and festivals. This week marks the one-month anniversary of most COVID-19 lock downs in the US and...

RSVP HERE: SUO Bartends Listen Bar’s Virtual Happy Hour + MORE

Welcome to our weekly show recommendation column RSVP HERE. Due to live show cancellations we will be covering virtual live music events and festivals. SUO is the solo project of artist and musician Saara Untracht-Oakner that came to fruition...

RSVP HERE: Shadow Monster live streams via The Footlight + MORE

Welcome to our weekly show recommendation column RSVP HERE. Due to live show cancellations we will be covering virtual live music events and festivals. Shadow Monster is the solo project of Gillian Visco, a staple of the Brooklyn music...

RSVP HERE: Left Bank Virtual Music Fest

Welcome to our weekly show recommendation column RSVP HERE. Due to live show cancellations in the coming weeks we will be covering virtual live music events and festivals. In the last few weeks there has been an unprecedented amount...

RSVP HERE: Mamalarky Play Bootleg Theater + MORE

Welcome to our weekly show recommendation column RSVP HERE: LA Edition– your source for the best shows and interviews with some of our favorite local live bands. For the month of February we will be featuring LA shows! Mamalarky...

RSVP HERE: Dear Nora Plays Bootleg Theater + MORE

Welcome to our weekly show recommendation column RSVP HERE: LA Edition– your source for the best shows and interviews with some of our favorite local live bands. For the month of February we will be featuring LA shows!  Katy...

RSVP HERE: Draag Play Echoplex + MORE

Welcome to our weekly show recommendation column RSVP HERE: LA Edition– your source for the best shows and interviews with some of our favorite local live band. For the month of February we will be featuring LA shows!  Draag...

RSVP HERE: Catty Play Alphaville + MORE

Welcome to our weekly show recommendation column RSVP HERE – your source for the best NYC shows and interviews with some of our favorite local live bands. Catty is a Brooklyn band lottery success story. After their names were...

RSVP HERE: Drug Couple Play Baby’s All Right + More

Welcome to our weekly show recommendation column RSVP HERE – your source for the best NYC shows and interviews with some of our favorite local live bands. If J Mascis and Shania Twain started a band together after Armageddon,...

AF 2019 IN REVIEW: Best DIY Promoters, Collectives, & Venues

After 152 shows touring this year with my three projects – Sharkmuffin, Gustaf, and Gesserit – here are my picks for the best DIY promoters, collectives and venues of 2019! We chatted with everyone about their best shows and...

RSVP HERE: Bad Waitress play Mercury Lounge + MORE

Welcome to our weekly show recommendation column RSVP HERE – your source for the best NYC shows and interviews with some of our favorite local live bands. I first heard about Bad Waitress from a friend who described their...

RSVP HERE: Godcaster Play Baby’s All Right + MORE

Welcome to our weekly show recommendation column RSVP HERE – your source for the best NYC shows and interviews with some of our favorite local live bands. After seeing Godcaster for the first time, I imagined they all grew...

Hardest Working DIY Bands on Tour in 2019

Below is our list of the Hardest Working DIY Touring bands of 2019 keeping the DIY dream alive! Lung (Cincinnati, OH) 157 Shows Cincinnati rock duo Lung sound HUGE. With only an electric cello, drums and vocals, they have...

RSVP HERE: New Myths Play Our Wicked Lady + More

Welcome to our weekly show recommendation column RSVP HERE – your source for the best NYC shows and interviews with some of our favorite local live bands. New Myths are a Brooklyn-based alt rock power pop trio comprised of...

60 NYC Showspaces That Closed in the 2010s

New York wouldn’t be New York without its creative community. And yet, even with this long-standing cultural identity, it’s incredibly difficult to open an event space with all the required licenses and permits. On top of this, New York’s...

RSVP HERE: Lola Pistola Plays Our Wicked Lady + MORE

Welcome to our weekly show recommendation column RSVP HERE – your source for the best NYC shows and interviews with some of our favorite local live bands. Lola Pistola does not plan on stopping anytime soon. With a raw...

RSVP HERE: Safer Plays Our Wicked Lady+ MORE

Welcome to our weekly show recommendation column RSVP HERE – your source for the best NYC shows and interviews with some of our favorite local live bands. My first impression of Mattie Safer, bassist/frontman of the new disco-punk project...