Teen Commandments

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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Brothertiger’s Favorite Road Moments and a Return to North Brooklyn

Chillwave producer Brothertiger is, technically speaking, based in North Brooklyn. John Jagos, the “man behind the curtain” for the act, lives in Bushwick, and plays some local shows: Next up is Rough Trade on January 30th, where he will perform with Williamsburg-based Teen Commandments.

And he’s sticking close to town over the holidays, where he’s been recording a cover of his favorite album of all time, Tears for Fears’ Songs from the Big Chair, for the Reimagine Music label.

But like most local performers that have taken off nationally, he spends much of his time on the road, and just completed a national tour. As you can see from his photo journey below, there’s beauty to be had outside of Greenpoint’s Transmitter Park and the crowd at Cameo Gallery. Continue reading

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Northside Music Picks: Day Three

Traxman does not forgive

If you are guilty of escaping to the beach on this bright, hot day, you still have plenty of time to catch some great shows at the Northside Festival tonight. You can even keep the party going past 3 AM, because that’s when DJ and track producer Traxman takes the stage at Palisades. More recommendations below…

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