Take Berlin: Lionize

Take Berlin are based in both Brooklyn and Berlin (pardon the alliteration), and have made it their goal to build a bridge across the Atlantic using the histories and cultural influences of the borough and ... Read More...

A Lily: Lupa

Serving as a preview for the forthcoming LP Roma, Lupa is an EP self-written and recorded at home by James Vella. It takes heavy inspiration from the story of Romulus and Remus, a myth about the founding of... Read More...

Xiu Xiu: Nina

A poorly made cover sounds empty and disconnected, as though the artist has no real appreciation for the song they’re covering; they just know it’s popular or sounds good. Thankfully, Nina is what a cover a... Read More...

Big Scary: Not Art

On a scale of musical precision, with one being “calculated to a Newtonian level” and 10 being “an infant blindly slamming on instruments,” Big Scary falls somewhere in the negatives. Every part of the Melb... Read More...

The Bongos: Phantom Train

On Maxwell’s’ last day of operation, Hoboken’s own The Bongos played the final concert at the famous venue. The band broke up in 1987, but as its original members were the first ones to ever take the stage ... Read More...

John Brodeur: Little Hopes

John Brodeur is the kind of artist who can’t be doing one thing for very long. He bounces from project to project, whether his focus is on his solo career (now up to its third studio release) or one of his ... Read More...