THE SHIVERING BRIGADE: PUNK IS NOT DEAD

“The shape of punk to come, never came.” Sorry, United Nations but The Shivering Brigade begs to differ. These dudettes and dudes are keeping lady-fronted punk alive in Brooklyn. So much so that the singer, Nikola Nonesuch even broke her neck stage diving at a show. “All we want to do is have a really…

Earthling: Redefining What It Means To Shred

Alright ladies and gents, practice your headbanging this week because Virginia’s very own Earthling is coming to Brooklyn this Saturday, April 27th. Who is this headbanging worthy band you ask? Earthling is the crusty heaviness that defines classic black metal but with a healthy mix of doom and thrash. Your mother would definitely not approve…

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…

Recap: BFloral’s 2nd Annual Anniversary Bash

  Last week, NYC came out of hibernation and braved the cold to celebrate BFloral;New York City’s up and coming floral design company. B Floral held their 2nd Annual Anniversary Bash at the Union Square Ballroom. Guests enjoyed cocktails such as the event’s themed “Bluebell”, music, and beautiful floral displays such as 5 foot tall letters spelling out “B Floral”. Guests munched on generously…