Tag: Brooklyn NY

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Album Review: Death of Lovers, “The Acrobat”

As the adage goes, good things come to those who wait, and Death of Lovers’ highly anticipated debut album is not an exception. This...

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Popdose Exclusive Single Premiere: Populuxe, “Lady Liberty”

It’s always a good time around Popdose when we can debut a new track from one of our (collective) favorite bands, Populuxe.  This...

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Popdose Video Premiere: Populuxe, “Garage Sale”

We at Popdose are very fond of Populuxe, Brooklyn’s trio of heavy pop hitters.  A band that shows varied influences yet has a...

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Popdose Single Premiere: Populuxe, “Garage Sale”

Popdose is very proud and pleased to bring you this brand-new single from pop-meisters Populuxe.  This divine trio knows a thing or...

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Album Review: Zephaniah Ohora, “This Highway”

You can argue the merits of a country singer/songwriter/performer being based in Brooklyn, New York, but I personally find it...

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Album Review: Eric Ambel, “Lakeside”

Ten tracks, gifted songwriters and killer performances – what more can be said about Lakeside, the first new album from guitar legend...

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ALBUM REVIEW: BIG EYES, “Stake My Claim”

This Brooklyn-born band, led by singer-guitarist Kait Eldridge has a punchy, crisp sound, full of high energy, guitar driven pop in that...

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Album Review: Girls on Grass, “Girls on Grass”

This quartet who call Brooklyn home are not what one would expect from the borough’s “indie scene”; rather, they’ve...

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ALBUM REVIEW: PINK MEXICO, “Fool”

This latest offering from Brooklyn’s Pink Mexico (a ponderous name) is Fool, an album of heavy, fuzzed-out guitar rock that has some...

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ALBUM REVIEW: GREG HUMPHREYS ELECTRIC TRIO, “Lucky Guy”

The warmth of this album can’t be understated.  North Carolina native turned Brooklyn transplantee Greg Humphreys (late of the...

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E.P. REVIEW: STEREO OFF, “The Long Hot Winter”

Quite a dynamic mix of influences and sounds on this second effort from New York’s Stereo Off.  The Long Hot Winter is five...

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Album Review: Sky Pony, “Beautiful Monster”

This seven-piece (!) Brooklyn-based outfit comes with a Broadway/theatre pedigree, as it’s driven by Kyle Jarrow, an Obie-award...

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EP Review: Huntertones, “Huntertones”

Brisk, cool, breezy – kind of the right sound for the encroaching autumn season.  Formed in Columbus, Ohio and currently based...

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Album Review: EZTV, “Calling Out”

I used these words upon seeing EZTV during their opening slot for The Dream Syndicate a few months ago:  “I have seen the future...

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ALBUM REVIEW: Insect Ark, “Portal/Well”

Atmospheric, dark, moody – but not in way it can’t be enjoyed.  There is melody within the walls built by Insect Ark, the...

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ALBUM REVIEW: Ocean Carolina, “Maudlin Days”

It’s an interesting thing that a band – in the true sense of real instruments and structured songs, carefully crafted –...

Concert Reviews, Music

Concert Review: The Who, Barclays Center, Brooklyn, 5/26/15

I’m not going to write this as a critic – there are plenty of pundits out there, I’m sure, who will write reviews of...

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Album Review: Populuxe, “Populuxe/3”

Okay, this is the shit – straight up.   Some very obvious hook-mastery and full-bodied classic power pop but then it gets...

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Popdose Exclusive Video Premiere: Hillary Capps, “Love Love Love”

Brooklyn singer/songwriter Hillary Capps shares with us at Popdose her latest video effort for the track “Love Love Love” and...

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ALBUM REVIEW: Cinema Cinema, “A Night At The Fights”

This third album from Brooklyn duo Cinema Cinema is filled with heavy riffs, screaming – sometimes angry but always intense –...

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CD REVIEW: Tommy Wallach, “I Meant It To Be Sweet”

I Meant It To Be Sweet is the sophomore release from Tommy Wallach, a Brooklyn-based published author-turned-singer-songwriter.  His first...

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ALBUM REVIEW: Wakey! Wakey!, “Salvation”

Salvation is the first new album in four years (second full-length) from Brooklyn-based Wakey! Wakey!  Led by lead singer Michael Grubbs...

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Album Review: Aurelio Valle, “Acme Power Transmission”

Acme Power Transmission is the first solo release from Calla’s frontman Aurelio Valle; done over a several year period, this effort...