Editorial: The Grand Old Douchebags

I am ENRAGED at Republicans once again. In the last week we have seen major efforts to destroy women’s rights at the hands of Texas Governor Rick Perry who is trying to force massive reform to abortion laws that would essentially force all abortion clinics in Texas to close, through the state legislature during “special…

An Interview With SoftSpot: From MACRoCk To BBQ Joynts

The dynamic trio that is SoftSpot hails from Bushwick and is made up of Sarah Kinlaw (bass, keys, vocals), Bryan Keller (guitar, keys, drums), and Blaze Bateh (drums). Along with many other NYC area bands, SoftSpot headed down to Harrisonburg, Virginia for MACRoCk this past weekend. I was able to get a quick interview with…

Shilpa Narayan Finds Music in New York City

In New York, singing subway riders are no rarity. Singing subway riders who release EPs of heartfelt, powerful music with a universal voice, those are little less frequent. This difference makes Shilpa Narayan a diamond among crazies. A North Carolina native, Narayan moved from Atlanta, GA to New York in 2010 and has had quite an…