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Free Live Performance by Laura & Greg at Academy Record Annex (Sat, 7/11)

Laura&Greg

Let’s be honest. No one really wants to see one single person endowed with multi-faceted talent. Yet, as evidenced in Laura & Greg‘s recently released album “Forever for Sure,” that person exists in the form of Laura O’Neill.

The same woman behind successful neighborhood favorites Van Leeuwen Ice Cream and Selamat Pagi, both of which have delighted our taste buds, can also belt out sweet melodic tunes with the best of them and I’m digging it. I had their first music video for “Muscle Memory” on repeat. Continue reading

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Weekend Music Picks: Live Premieres

Earthquake Lights, Your Sister’s Canary, P. Everett

Friday June 19th 8:00 pm at Cameo Gallery

Courtesy of the Artist. Earthquake Lights.
© Yuki Monestere. Earthquake Lights.

Earthquake Lights (EQL) share a bill at Cameo Gallery (93 N 6th St.) with friends Your Sister’s Canary and P. Everett. All three bands are previewed below, along with with our other North Brooklyn concert recommendations for this weekend. Continue reading

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Crazy Pills at Radio Bushwick 8/1 + New Music from Cloud Seeding and more + Three Amigos 8/3 and Enter The Dragon 8/8-8/9 at Nitehawk

I was out of town for a little while, but now I’m back and ready to share some information about cool shows, new music and videos, and good films, all taking place within the next week. Here we go. Continue reading

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Melaena Cadiz Deep Below Heaven Album Release Show Sunday 7/20 at Glasslands

Sunday is shaping up to be really special. You can check our sure-to-be-amazing Summer Market and then head over to Glasslands to see Melaena Cadiz perform for the release show of her great new album Deep Below Heaven. Continue reading

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Wharfer EP & Release Show at Troost Sunday June 8 Plus All Sensory Void Album

There are two releases by Greenpoint residents coming out on Tuesday June 10th that I want to make sure are on your radar. One is eyelids, an EP by Wharfer, a project of Kyle Wall. He’ll be playing a release show at Troost on Sunday. The other is by All Sensory Void, a project of Gold Eric. It’s an album called Everywhere You Go…There You Are. Continue reading

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Lady & West Interview and Bright Soul Album Review

Lady & West is a duo of Greenpointers Jennifer Billiot and Kirk Garrett. It is a beautiful artistic union that has produced a very good debut album called Bright Soul. I enjoy it and I enjoyed even more the chance to hear about the synergy of love and shared creative passion that led Jennifer and Kirk to make the album. Their story is an inspiration on many levels and they are yet another example of the interesting, kind people that call our wonderful neighborhood home. Continue reading

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Isle of Rhodes EP (2/8) + Driftless Recordings (2/6) // Mutual Benefit (2/8) // Unlocking The Truth (a band of 12 yr olds!) (2/9)

This week, I’ve been enjoying the forthcoming EP from Isle of Rhodes: Affirmation Caravan. The band will play a release show at Spike Hill 2/8. Also, I have a few other shows you might want to check out.

It’s always impressive when you discover what you thought had to have been the work of at least three, if not four or five, individuals is actually the work of a duo. Isle of Rhodes is the most recent band to provide me with this pleasant surprise.

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