Hutch And Kathy: The Dynamic Duo Returns

Hutch Harris and Kathy Foster of indie band The Thermals are playing a couple of shows in the New York area, with the first being on Friday, May 29, at Rough Trade NYC in Brooklyn, and the second on Thursday, June 4, at Mercury Lounge in New York …

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Laila Biali & The Radiance Project: Radiance Comes To New York

Laila Biali & The Radiance Project could easily be described as Colbie Caillat meets The Sgt. Pepper-era Beatles; she couples adult contemporary and indie roots with large-scale orchestral arrangements, creating something beautiful in the process. Biali has been nominated for and won several awards in Canada, and has toured …

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Geoff Rickly: Legend Returns To Landmark

Former Thursday frontman Geoff Rickly has been keeping himself busy all these years, playing with United Nations and No Devotion, as well as maintaining a solo career. Rickly’s music takes on a much darker, more folk-influenced sound than his other projects, highlighting another side to his musical tastes and talents. …

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An Interview with Gideon: A Busy Summer

Alabama-based Gideon have always been an active group, touring all over, playing festivals, etc. The metal band released Calloused, their third album, in October of 2014 to favorable reviews. I was able to reach out to vocalist Daniel McWhorter and talk to him about the new album and recording …

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Dinosaur Eyelids: Bypass To Nowhere

There’s an old saying that goes, “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” and this is especially true for Bypass To Nowhere, Dinosaur Eyelids’ new album. The front cover shows a black-and-white burning dystopia, highlighted by a man in makeshift riot gear. His shield sports the album’s title in …

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An Interview with Emily Kinney: All’s Fair In Love And War

Emily Kinney is known for her role as Beth Greene from the hit series The Walking Dead, but she has much more under her belt than that one show. She’s been in numerous television and film spots, as well as on Broadway in Spring Awakening and August: Osage County

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6:33: Deadly Sins

“Strange” is usually seen as an insulting word; if you wanted to call someone “strange” without offending them, you’d address them as “eccentric.” This isn’t the case for the French avant-garde artists in 6:33. They happily embrace the weirdness by dubbing their genre “Strange Music” on their Facebook page, and …

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Murder By Death: Big Dark Love

Murder By Death have been called many things, including indie, alt-country, and folk, however, the band’s seventh album, Big Dark Love, just proves more and more that this band is unclassifiable. They can easily play with dark cabaret acts, like The Dresden Dolls. They can share the stage with …

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Mappa Mundi: At Sea

Mappa Mundi is a chamber pop band from Brooklyn and its five members hail from various backgrounds, including punk, jazz, Americana, and classical chamber music; while many groups are composed of musicians from varying backgrounds, few have successfully merged those influences as well as this outfit. Every song on this …

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An Interview with Bane: The End Of An Era

Last year, legendary hardcore act Bane released their final album, Don’t Wait Up, and have been touring the globe in support of it. The album explores the band’s 20-year tenure in the hardcore scene, dealing with themes such as looking back on the past and finding closure. Recently, I …

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