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. Providence, Rhode Island rockers GYMSHORTS join Dune Rats on a couple dates of their tour, including this Tuesday 11/12 at Rough Trade. Frontwoman Sarah Greenwell formed GYMSHORTS [...]
When I meet up with feminist punk duo True Dreams at drummer Hannah Nichols' Brooklyn apartment, they're wearing what they call their "uniforms": black school girl skirts, leather harnesses, and crisp white Dickies button downs, each emblazoned with half of the band's logo: Nichols' shoulder says "TRUE" and guitarist Angela Carlucci's says "DREAMS" in a [...]
Brooklyn punk quartet Shybaby add a personal touch to everything they do - and their raw, DIY aesthetic makes their live shows a must-see. That's why we've invited them to play our AudioFemme Holiday Party alongside Grim Streaker and PC Worship. It happens tonight at Alphaville in Bushwick, but to get the festivities started early, [...]
If you wear a fringe-sleeved shirt onstage, you’re bound to get it tangled in your tuning knobs—but this is of little concern to Judson Kolk. The guitarist and lead singer of Philadelphia rock outfit Godcaster flits around so swiftly, his tassels don’t have time to snarl. Calling Godcaster a “rock” band feels a little inaccurate, [...]
Pete Feigenbaum spoke to me for about an hour about this thing, that goes on in New York City. People play instruments on stage, sometimes for near to no money—but the action of it is rewarding enough.