A NEW ENDEAVOR: Image Society talks origins & the building of community

“I still feel like we’re pushing forward. And trying to innovate and do something different.”

MIX TIME: Winter Haze

A collection of the week’s favorites and a few lovely oddities, mostly all dark & electronic. I hope some of these songs offer a little catharsis. I’m not talking respite. Not talking escape.… Continue reading

CURRENTLY LISTENING: Sadness is the Rich Man’s Drug EP by The Ropes

Last week I received a sweet tip from a fan named Natalie suggesting that I listen to electronic outfit The Ropes. She said she couldn’t believe that more people hadn’t heard of them.… Continue reading

THIS IS A LOVE SONG: An Interview with Erel Pilo

Erel Pilo brings a cup of peach tea to me. We’re sitting together on the sofa in her cozy Gowanus apartment and I’m talking about the blog and nostalgic music. She nods. “Listening to music… Continue reading

CURRENTLY LISTENING: What Moon Things by What Moon Things

This Monday morning began with the discovery of  New Paltz’s space noise rock band What Moon Things and their self-titled album. Something about their droning, emotional vocals, explosive shimmering guitars and powerful swells has me… Continue reading

CURRENTLY READING: Sober Living for the Revolution by Gabriel Kuhn

Since I picked this book up at PM Press’s table at the Brooklyn Book Fair, I’ve been carrying it with me, reading and taking note of Kuhn’s interviewing style and the kinds of… Continue reading

MIX TIME: Quickie

As I am aggressively trying to create new, long form content, I don’t want you to miss out on some of these great tunes. So I made this for you while you wait.… Continue reading

CMJ SHOWCASE: A WOYN Schedule

It’s that time of year again where any hype about any band will be tossed around to create one crazy-loud and obnoxious internet blogging explosion. Yeah, I’m not planning on really talking about… Continue reading

A PERSONAL NOTE: Words of Encouragement to Creatives

Tomorrow I turn 30 and I’m fucking terrified. Not directly because I’m going to start seeing a lot more cellulite and wrinkles and white hairs, but because I feel enormously unaccomplished. And then… Continue reading

CURRENTLY LISTENING: No Brain by Black Market

I wasn’t really familiar with Black Market until I’d heard “No Brain” a few days ago, so I gave their bandcamp a listen for some context. When you reference to some of their previous… Continue reading