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AF 2017 IN REVIEW: The Year Sharon Van Etten Saved Me

It’s pretty much a general consensus that 2017 was an amazing year for music. It seemed like every week, a new album would emerge, challenging the way people think about and make music. But even with an endless ocean...

NEWS ROUNDUP: RIP Charles Bradley, #TakeAKnee & More

RIP Charles Bradley Though he was able to tour up until the very end, even after battling stomach cancer, renowned soul singer Charles Bradley passed away over the weekend. He was 68. Nicknamed “The Screaming Eagle of Soul,” Bradley...

ARTIST INTERVIEW: Huw Bunford of Super Furry Animals

“I keep forgetting I’m on a boat!” Huw Bunford, lead guitarist of Wales’ Super Furry Animals, is sitting in a booth on the Hornblower Infinity, 4 Knots’s designated artists lounge for the one-day festival on Pier 84. “Sorry, I...

TRACK REVIEW: Heather Woods Broderick “A Call For Distance”

Heather Woods Broderick has played a supporting role for artists like Laura Gibson, Sharon Van Etten, Horse Feathers and  Efterklang. Now, the Portland composer/multi-instrumentalist is releasing an album that is solely hers. “A Call For Distance” is a stand-out...

BEST OF 2014: Best Tracks from NYC Bands

There were a lot of great songs released in 2014, and many came from bands who are from New York City (or, like many of us here, just currently call it home). Here are some of the year’s best...

BEST OF 2014 ALBUMS: Kelly’s Picks

1. Lana Del Rey – Ultraviolence I’ve been on the Lana Del Rey bandwagon ever since I heard “Dark Paradise” (we’re all just pretending that her second album, Paradise, never happened, right?). Lana delivers all of the slow-burn goodness...

ALBUM REVIEW: Sharon Van Etten “Are We There”

  “I can’t wait ’til we’re afraid of nothing,” sings Sharon Van Etten, in her silvery and harmony-braided way, on the opening track of her new album Are We There. “I can’t wait ’til we hide from nothing.” The song–...

We’ve Been Had: The Walkmen’s Final Show

It wasn’t supposed to be about The Walkmen. What started as a fundraiser for Philly’s very own High Line-esque project (known as The Rail Park and every bit as awesome) became something different entirely when Peter Bauer (The Walkmen’s...