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Wolf Parade Shakes the Black Cat

Wolf Parade Shakes the Black Cat

Miguel Wilson

October 27, 2017


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The Black Cat was sold out for a night of creative music on October 22nd. If I could sum up the night I would say eccentric in all the right ways. My musical horizons were pushed well outside of their original parameters. To say the least, I‰'m a new fan of both Wolf Parade and their opening act, Charly...

Q and Not U’s Recreation Myth

Q and Not U’s Recreation Myth

Emily Shelton

October 26, 2017


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Photo by Shawn Brackbill <a href="http://qandnotu.bandcamp.com/album/different-damage">Different Damage by Q and Not U</a> Welcome to the world in 2002, where people were discovering the new millennium with generally horrible fashion taste. George W Bush was sitting not-so-pretty in the oval office and the fear of terrorism wormed ...

Cardi B at Echostage 10.19.17

Brian Harrington

October 25, 2017


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REVIEW: King Krule 10/21 @ Black Cat DC

REVIEW: King Krule 10/21 @ Black Cat DC

Emily Shelton

October 24, 2017


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Photo by Maria Carrasco If there‰'s one word I can use to describe the King Krule show at Black Cat on Saturday, it would be unexpected. Archy Marshall, who goes by the stage name of King Krule, broke from his seemingly suave and sedated image to play a powerhouse set to a buzzing crowd. The sold-o...

What Happened to Ms. Lauryn Hill

What Happened to Ms. Lauryn Hill

Emma-Rose Partin

October 24, 2017


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Photo: Brooklyn Vegan The entertainment industry is built off the expectation that artists will present their bodies of work in a timely, readily-consumable manner for the public. Artists are welcome to innovate within the boundaries of the public‰'s comfort zone, and they must churn out artistic work constant...

Change Your Lane: R&B and Rap

Change Your Lane: R&B and Rap

Miguel Wilson

October 23, 2017


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Photo credit We meet again! This week I would like to expand upon one of music‰'s most wonderful pairings: R&B and rap. Many of the songs that fall under this category are so good at morphing together that you don‰'t even notice they‰'re two separate entities. Together they make beautiful babies,...

The Tantric Cacophony of Torvus

The Tantric Cacophony of Torvus

Milo Paul

October 22, 2017


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It is October 8th, 2017. It is today that I declare that metal is far from dead, despite its bastardization by larger records labels. I sit here, having enjoyed a “Meatlover‰'s‰” burger at “The Pinch‰Û, a name that I‰'ve only heard of today. I find my eardrums, as worn as they are by...

Neo Theater Kid

Neo Theater Kid

Olivia Donohue, Olivia Donohue

October 21, 2017


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Jill is my sister and we‰'ve never really clicked. Not because of something that an ABC family screenwriter would think of like “she likes dresses and I like dirt‰” but because we are both competitive by nature and highly judgemental people. That being said she is a dire resource to me in one respect;...

Kali Uchis: A Night of Firsts

Kali Uchis: A Night of Firsts

Miguel Wilson

October 21, 2017


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Photo by Miguel Wilson It was around two years ago when I miraculously happened upon Kali Uchis. Then, she was being promoted as the “spicy Amy Winehouse.‰” Thankfully, today she is being held in her own category. To say the least, it has been so rewarding to see her grow throughout her musica...

Now Spinning: The OOZ by King Krule

Now Spinning: The OOZ by King Krule

Noor Hannosh

October 20, 2017


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Archy Marshall, better known by his stage name King Krule has been making music since he was a kid. After going through a few stage names King Krule was the one that stuck when after he released an EP entitled King Krule‰'s EP in 2011. King Krule has been known to mix genres from indie-rock to jazz...

Beauty in Pain

Beauty in Pain

Morgan Bluma

October 19, 2017


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If there is one song in the entire world that I could listen on loop forever, it would be this song. This song appears in one of the best films in the world, In the Mood for Love, where it is repeated several times throughout the film‰'s fairly small soundtrack. Even if you haven‰'t seen the fi...

Rivers, Horses Struck by Lightning, and Night Blooming Cereuses: A Close Reading of Protomartyr’s Relatives in Descent

Rivers, Horses Struck by Lightning, and Night Blooming Cereuses: A Close Reading of Protomartyr’s Relatives in Descent

Ian Evans

October 17, 2017


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On the 29th of September, the band Protomartyr unleashed their fourth album Relatives In Descent into the world. The album is the band‰'s first “major‰” indie label release on Domino records. Their previous two albums Agent Intellect and Under Cover of Official Right were released on Ha...

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