Frankie Rose debuts “Cage Tropical,” a spirited elegy for Los Angeles, at Brooklyn’s Baby’s All Right

Brooklyn’s Baby’s All Right served as a homecoming for Frankie Rose on August 12th. Though Rose was integral to the New York’s lo-fi, dream pop scene, she hoped to retrace her steps where she initially sowed her roots–Los Angeles. After a turbulent 18-months, where Rose found herself in a mire of Dickensian proportions, she returned the scene she helped define, armed with her fourth solo record, “Cage Tropical.” Continue Reading

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Interview: Sofi Tukker on festivals, their friendship with Maggie Rogers and the appeal of Portuguese

Sofi Tukker is the stage name of Sophie Hawley-Weld and Tucker Halpern, a duo from Brooklyn best known for their single “Drinkee.” The track, from the 2016 album Soft Animals, was featured in an Apple commercial and highlights some of the Brazilian sounds that Sofi Tukker often feature in their music. Continue Reading

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Poptone (ex-Love & Rockets / Bauhaus / Tone on Tail) wrap their East Coast tour with a New York show

A sea of black denim, dark eyeliner, and antiquated Victorian-era sensibilities filled the Irving Plaza on August 5th; all to adorn themselves with the mood and style of the duo that inspired it all. Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins can count themselves lucky–three times to be exact. The duo’s legacy is firmly embedded in goth–a strange amalgamation of glam, punk, and dub, with a little bit of morbid romanticism to set the mood. Continue Reading

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Florida-based pop punk band A Day To Remember tear through the Pageant in St. Louis

On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017, A Day To Remember headlined a remarkable sold out show at The Pageant in Saint Louis, Missouri. This was not my first time seeing ADTR on tour; This Florida-based pop punk band has been touring across the United States since 2003. As I entered in to the venue, fans were packed wall-to-wall, ready to sing along with the band. You could really feel the energy buzzing around the sold out venue as the fans waited for ADTR to take the stage. Continue Reading

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Incubus celebrate the 20th anniversary of their major label album debut with Jimmy Eat World and Judah and The Lion in Austin

Headlining their first North American tour since 2015, alt-rock icons Incubus returned to the capital of Texas as part of a 30-city run. The multi-platinum band from Calabasas, California, celebrating in 2017 the 20th anniversary of their major label album debut, sold out the Austin360 Amphitheater to fans of all ages. Continue Reading

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All Time Low play a sold out show at The Ritz in Raleigh, North Carolina

On Friday August 4, All Time Low played a sold out show at The Ritz in Raleigh, North Carolina. Though front man Alex Gaskarth seemed to be struggling vocally, at times straining to hit higher notes, the Baltimore-based band put on a polished, energetic show that fans have come to expect. Continue Reading

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Australian metal band Make Them Suffer headline in Minneapolis with By The Thousands, SPITE and Enterprise Earth

Australian metal outfit Make Them Suffer brought their intimate and intense Worlds Apart tour to Skyway Theatre in Minneapolis in support of their July 28 release “Worlds Apart.” Still in the beginning of their world tour, Make Them Suffer put on an unrelenting live show, proving why the band is on the rise in the genre. Continue Reading

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Waxahatchee fills the Fillmore SF with new album ‘Out In The Storm’

Devoted Alabamians and local San Franciscans alike gathered to see Waxahatchee play at the Fillmore. Waxahatchee followed strong opening performances from the Philly band Cayetana and young Baltimore band Snail Mail. Continue Reading

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