Weekend Music Greetings and Felicitations (11/3 – 11/7)

Yohuna plays Silent Barn

First, congratulations to the Cubbies on yesterday’s win.

Bill Murray must have earned some good karma visiting us in Greenpoint, because his favorite team won.

Now let’s talk music in North Brooklyn. First, your famous acts.

Roaming around town you can find Girls Against BoysFaster PussycatGirlpool, and The Screaming Females.
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EZ Guide to Wednesday’s CMJ Shows

Watch Fufanu bask in the stage lights tonight at Black Bear Bar

If you want to learn a lot about the bands playing the CMJ Music Marathon tonight, you are in luck. You see, the acronym “CMJ” stands for “College Media Journal,” so music journalists consider this festival their natural home, and the Web is replete with their descriptions of the bands.

But tonight is a school night, and maybe you don’t need more homework. So for tonight’s shows we’ve figured out a simpler way to entice you out to the clubs. We accomplish that through a combination of diktat and convenience.

Another trance-state publicity still, featuring Mammut. Is this a thing with Icelandic bands?

First, diktat. Some of our Greenpointers music writers list their favorite bands playing tonight. Then for your convenience, I organize their choices in set time order.

We also provide a SoundCloud playlist for your song previewing pleasure. Continue reading

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Weekend Music Picks (5/1-5/4): Choose your own adventure

...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead are in town this Friday
…And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead play Friday at Music Hall of Williamsburg

This week I am going to teach you my favorite web-based ways to preview bands playing in North Brooklyn, so you can discover your own favorites to catch this weekend. My recommended shows are provided within the tutorial for busy, or lazy, Greenpointers. Continue reading

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10.31.13 Mixtape // a place both wonderful and strange

We already got a big crush on goth-pop a place both wonderful and strange‘s Russ Marshalek. Given his music’s omnipresent nod to the occult and the fact that today is Halloween, why shouldn’t the man curate this week’s mixtape? It’s dang witchy. Get spooked after the jump! Continue reading

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