Tag Archives: New York City
With the success of the Black Keys having opened up new territory for unlikely rock duos, the stage would appear set for a band like These Curious Thoughts, a two-piece indie rock outfit consisting of Sean Dunlop and Jamie Radford. This unlikely duo is perhaps even more unlikely considering they originally met as pen pals and now collaborate with each other from different continents (Dunlop is in the USA and Radford in the UK). In contrast… Read More
The following review by the respected rock critic Iman Lababedi and our friends at rocknyc. Check it out, along with a early video of the Grizzy Bears performing their hit “Two Weeks”
Grizzly Bear At Radio City Music Hall, NYC, September 27th, 2012 Reviewed
My co-editor called me to say the word from Mary Magpie, our teenage wunderkind, was Grizzly Bear were the band to catch this week. A concept I was aware of. Their recently released Shields was not the watershed recording, that had… Read More
Check our video of one of our favorite female guitarists Ana Popovic LIVE at the Iridium in NYC, performing her new single “Unconditional.” Red hot!
Ana Popovic is one of the most fiery blues-rock female guitarist out there today. With her SRV-influenced rhythm sound, killer chops on both lead and slide guitar and a sultry voice, she’s become a fixture of the electric blues scene, playing major blues/jazz/rock festivals all over the world. Here she demonstrates her guitar prowess with a smoking solo.
Popovic’s father,… Read More
Linday Lohan’s latest brush with the law was a hit-and-run that resulted in a pedestrian being sent to the hospital and the troubled actress being sent to jail. Thankfully, no one was seriously hurt in the incident, and Lindsay Lohan winding up in the headlines for the wrong reasons is nothing new.
The Highline Ballroom is a 700-capacity space that books a fairly eclectic selection of bands while maintaining a decidedly classy vibe. This upmarket rock venue is housed in a former dance club and its interior sports exposed beams, great sight lines, and a lighting scheme that’s on the loungier side.
The bookers at the club routinely schedule a good variety of established and emerging acts. A glance through the club’s online calendar reveals vintage rock legends like Ian Hunter and the Zombies, cool contemporary groups like avant-garde electro… Read More