Tag Archives: New York
Lily and the Parlour Tricks, The Mercies, Socratic, The Ugly Club and others light up Sullivan Hall at CMJ
As you might expect, this year’s CMJ Festival in New York was packed full of bands, some talented, others. . . less so.
With multiple shows, events, and showcases happening constantly over a period of just a few days, CMJ can be hit or miss of experience. However one gig at this year’s festival we definitely didn’t want to miss, was the Big Picture Media Showcase. Big… Read More
Beatles pop-up record stores will roll through L.A and NYC Tuesday
By Alex Baker
The converted double-deckers will serve as mobile record shops, popping up around the city, selling Beatles records in the one-day promotion.
The… Read More
It’s hard not to like a band whose bio claims they were “raised by alcoholic wolves” and who cite The Saints, The MC5, Iggy Pop and cheap beer as influences. Wyldlife is an old school punk/power pop combo started by four likely lads who were then attending Purchase College. Since moving on from school Wyldlife has relocated to the Read More
The Rolling Stones were on the red carpet in London last night for the premier of their new documentary Crossfire Hurricane. The 2.5 hour rock-doc chronicles the band’s career from their early days as a London blues outfit to their meteoric rise to become rock’s most endearing, and arguably, greatest act.
The prequel album, entitled Weapon of Choice will feature the songs from the latest album in earlier stages of development and is aimed at appealing to hardcore fans of the band. Weapon of Choice will be available as a digital-only release and is intended to offer… Read More
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