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Vanessa Silberman plays The Broadway & Premieres ‘Don’t’ Music Video

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.   Fresh New York City transplant and DIY queen Vanessa Silberman is...

LIVE REVIEW: Jukebox the Ghost @ Bowery Ballroom

At Jukebox the Ghost’s Tuesday night Bowery Ballroom show, the commentary was as entertaining as the music itself. As the DC-based power-pop trio known for its intricate piano intros and energetic hooks performed a combination of old hits, tracks from its 2014 self-titled album,...

ALBUM REVIEW: POP ETC “Souvenirs”

Berkeley-born and Brooklyn-based trio POP ETC are back with Souvenir, a follow up to 2012’s eponymous release. In the last three years, the band has traversed in an even poppier direction, almost a little cheesy. But in a time when “pop” is...

LIVE REVIEW: Cass McCombs @ Bowery Ballroom

Of the many adjectives one could foist upon musicians, “pure” does not top the heap. And yet no word could ring more true when describing Cass McCombs’ set at the Bowery Ballroom last Thursday. And when I say “pure,”...

LIVE REVIEW: Courtney Barnett @ Bowery Ballroom

“There’s not enough songs about Squash.” Are there not? Not according to Australian singer/songwriter Darren Hanlon. On paper, Hanlon wouldn’t entice me all that much. Solo artist. Acoustic guitar. Singer/songwriter. Cheeky and cheerful folk numbers. Australian. With those keywords...

ARTIST OF THE MONTH: Those Darlins

“I am a woman from the South. If that’s what country is then I guess we are!” For Jessi Zazu of Nashville rock ‘n’ roll band Those Darlins, self-acceptance comes from art, be it found through her drawings or genre-defying hits...

LIVE REVIEW: Baths & Young Fathers at Bowery Ballroom

“We just announced a new EP today. This is the title track and it’s about dead people,” Will Wiesenfeld stated before launching into the darkly expansive “Ocean Death.” Contrary to the somber introduction, Wiesenfeld, better known as electronic musician...

LIVE REVIEW: Falls @ Bowery Ballroom

Performances by Australian group Falls revolve around the vocal magic trick that happens when Simon Rudston-Brown and Melinda Kirwin harmonize. Lightly highlighted with a string section, Rudston-Brown’s guitar and the occasional melodica solo from Kirwin, Falls create a lush...

LIVE REVIEW: Nicole Atkins @ Bowery Ballroom

By mid-February, NYC concertgoers have grown just about impervious to the slushy trek from subway to venue. Anyway, I wasn’t about to miss Nicole Atkins‘ set at the Bowery Ballroom on Thursday on account of what I’ll optimistically say...