The Spring Fling

As I sat swirling my Green Tea Leaves in the Argo Tea of NYC’s Flatiron, I looked around me at all the awkward couples potentially on their first date. I say it was their first date because of body language…and slightly stalking their conversation. Anyway, as I overlooked the overwhelming number of awkward couples, I…

Andrew J. Nemr: Tip Tap

  Andrew J. Nemr, a protégé of the late Gregory Hines- tap dance extraordinaire is a person worth knowing. Why you ask?  If you have never seen Andrew’s performance, then you are missing out on life and speaking to him is a delight as well. So it’s only fair to be part of his event at The…

Elikeh: Afropop That Will Make You Shake Your Ass

When I was originally asked to interview Massama Dogo, lead singer of Elikeh, I had no idea what to expect. Personally, I’ve never really listened to African-funk-jazz-rock but I also never hated it; so the first step was to do some research about Elikeh and obviously, to take a listen. HOLY SHITSNACKS BATMAN. I immediately…

The Peeps: Salsapunk. Not Your Mama’s Nachos

The Peeps, a garage punk band turned “tropical party western” consists of Byron Gray (bass), Teddy Kohlmann (guitar), Adrian Lopera (guitar) and Jonny Mehr (drums) originally hailing from Newburgh, NY and for the past few years, taking over Brooklyn.  They’ve also been known to add some pals to the stage to expand their sound, including Sebastian…

Sunday’s at SL NYC

Just because it’s Sunday, doesn’t mean the weekend has to be over. SL is a 2,200-square-foot subterranean nightclub that is as exclusive as it is exhilarating. Mirrored glass bricks, Edison-style light bulbs, and banquet seating give the ultralounge a sexy and cool vibe. Between dinner and dawn, it has become one of the most sought-after…