Tag: Brooklyn

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Oblique Quartet, “Tlaloc Beat”

Dear Reader: Staff writer Justin Vellucci promised us a review of Oblique Quartet’s debut record, Tlaloc Beat, in his words, “by the...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Big Lazy, “Don’t Cross Myrtle”

Stephen Ulrich and his jazz/rock noir band Big Lazy will take up residency at the renowned Brooklyn joint Barbes starting in a couple short...

Album Reviews, Music

ALBUM REVIEW: Little Shells, ‘5 Deep Under’

Often, the most original and inventive sounds come from mashing up styles and genres. Brooklyn-based musician Conchita Campos prides...

Mellowmas, Mellowmas 2014, Music

The Eleventh Day of Mellowmas: Grit Kissers

"I like the part where it speeds up for no apparent reason."...

Kenny Vance and the Planotones

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Kenny Vance and the Planotones, “Acapella”

Kenny Vance and the Planotones showcase their amazing group vocal harmonies once again on their 2013 album Acapella....

Popblerd!

bLISTerd Presents: The Greatest Rap Albums of All Time (Part Three)

bLISTerd holds a Juice Crew reunion! Biz, Kane and Kool G. Rap all appear in the latest installment of the 100 greatest rap albums of all...

Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Googa Whaaat?!

Just recently in Brooklyn’s own Prospect Park was the premiere of what may become the annual Great Googa Mooga festival. The intended...

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Jheri Curl Fridays, Music

Jheri Curl Fridays 04: “Alice, I Want You Just for Me”

Get ready for an activator overdose with the latest Jheri Curl Fridays column! This week, we visit singers/rappers/producers Full Force and...

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Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Nicole Atkins

Popdose speaks with singer-songwriter Nicole Atkins on the arrival of her new release, Mondo Amore....

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: The National, “High Violet”

I’m sure it is a little bittersweet when your band has its highest debut ever –#3 to be exact —  on the Billboard 200...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Yeasayer, “Odd Blood”

The Brooklyn-based band (yes, another one!) Yeasayer garnered a lot of positive critical and public attention with their 2007 debut album...

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Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Morrissey @ Webster Hall; the Grates and Micachu & the Shapes @ Pianos, 3/25/09

New York City living, with its ever-expanding list of options, presents a reoccurring problem: What to do when you need or want to be in...