Category: Music

December 10, 2012 / / Music
May 10, 2012 / / Music

The music video for Shadow is a trip back to 1979 through the eyes of an introverted photo assistant who’s becomes far from camera shy when a nude model arrives on set. It’s written and directed by Ryan O’Hara Theisen who is a filmmaker based out of Brooklyn, he sent over his thoughts on it.

May 9, 2012 / / Music
May 5, 2012 / / Music

The business savvy songstress, returned to her fans after four years of silence, came at her audience with a powerful message and they were ready to listen. On the eve of May Day, also the release of her second album Master of My Make-Believe (Downtown/Atlantic), her songs ring true as dark pop with a worldly punk twist, burrowing deep into our souls and forcing modicums of truth into the ether that sorely need recognition.

January 26, 2012 / / Music
October 26, 2011 / / Music

Thanks to all the French intellectuals roaming around Brooklyn these days, the Walls & Bridges series delivered to our door many talented young francophones including the cast of the musical Please Kill Me, based on the popular book, an oral history of punk. Read our review and watch video of this one time exclusive performance.

April 7, 2011 / / Music

The New York based singer-songwriter and accompanist is ironically the least recognizable name in a cadre of New York musicians slowly approaching marquee status and it was great to finally catch his solo act. With so many opportunities Bartlett is able to do what he wants with little regret or anything that resembles a shell. Here’s how he keeps busy.

March 31, 2011 / / Music
March 23, 2011 / / Music

At an official ceremony featuring Marty Markowitz at Brooklyn Borough Hall recently, the folks behind Williamsburg’s annual Northside Festival announced bohemian favorite Beirut will headline the June festival. A week prior saw Brooklyn’s Panache Booking Agency organizing an early Spring Break with the first annual hipster Bruise Cruise to the Bahamas. Consider this the nation’s annual hang over recovery week as folks try to determine just exactly what they saw (and actually remember) at Austin’s South by Southwest Music showcase last week. Need more options?

February 3, 2011 / / Music

And now, a follow up. noted a Lou and Laurie sighting in December when local duo Buke & Gass played a homecoming show at Mercury Lounge. We had no idea the evening would end with the couple asking the band out for slices of pizza – or a full blown collaboration.