The Ritualists discuss their debut album, the NY Glam-Rock scene and what’s next

  NYC Glam Rock band The Ritualists have been peaking the interest of fans and critics alike with the recent release of their debut album The Painted People, an album filled with melodic, hook-laden choruses.  “With this record, I’ve specifically tried to be anthemic,” admits frontman Christian Dryden.  “I’ve always loved Continue Reading

KRISTEENYOUNG discusses her new music video, self-producing her new album and what’s next

Singer, songwriter, pianist and producer KRISTEENYOUNG has been wowing audiences with her avant rock opera performances over the past 20+ years.  Born and raised in St Louis, MO, Young became transfixed by the piano as a child.  Having always admired guitar players growing up, Young set out to make the Continue Reading

Young The Giant – Lights // Brooklyn, NY 11.14.18

Young the Giant with Lights Brooklyn Steel Brooklyn, NY November 14th, 2018 Words by Riley McSpedon Photos by Jess Williams After releasing their most recent studio album, Mirror Master, last month, indie rock powerhouses Young The Giant played the second of two shows at Brooklyn Steel. The weather outside was way Continue Reading

Mayday Parade – This Wild Life – William Ryan Key – Oh, Weatherly // New York, NY 11.13.18

Mayday Parade with This Wild Life, William Ryan Key and Oh, Weatherly The Welcome To Sunnyland Tour Playstation Theater New York, NY November 13th, 2018 Words by Riley McSpedon Photos by Jess Williams One of the pop-punk genre’s founding bands, Mayday Parade, released their sixth studio album, titled Sunnyland, this past Continue Reading

Chase Atlantic – Cherry Pools – Riley // New York, NY 11.6.18

Chase Atlantic with Cherry Pools and RILEY The Gramercy Theater New York, NY November 6th, 2018 Words and Photos by Jess Williams Rather than sit at home and watch the nail biting midterm election results on Tuesday night, I decided to catch the Australian powerhouse band, Chase Atlantic, bring their Continue Reading

Big Data – Castlecomer – Fitness // New York, NY 10.24.18

Big Data with Castlecomer and Fitness Gramercy Theater New York, NY October 24, 2018 Words and Photos by Elizabeth Wiltshire New York’s Gramercy Theatre was rocking hard last Tuesday evening when electro-alt artist Big Data brought their tour to NYC. Kicking off the night was FITNESS, an alternative trio with Continue Reading

Dirty Heads – Jukebox the Ghost – Just Loud // New York, NY 10.17.18

Dirty Heads with Jukebox the Ghost and Just Loud Playstation Theater New York, NY October 17, 2018 Words and Photos by Jess Williams On one of New York’s coldest nights so far this season, Times Square was transported to the sunny beaches of Southern California thanks to the Dirty Heads Continue Reading

Nothing But Thieves – grandson – Demob Happy // New York, NY 10.11.18

Nothing But Thieves with grandson and Demob Happy Irving Plaza New York, NY October 11th, 2018 Words and Photos by Haley Preininger Upon first walking up to the venue, I knew this would be a lively, passion-filled crowd based on the line wrapping around the corning of Irving Plaza. Especially Continue Reading

Album Review: Sylar “Seasons”

Words by Victoria Goodman New York based metalcore band Sylar released their third studio album, Seasons, today! The band has been fairly busy recently; consistently touring throughout the United States, Europe, and UK, in addition to appearing on several festival lineups. Sylar defines Seasons as not only an album, but Continue Reading

Owl City – Matthew Thiessen and the Earthquakes // New York, NY 9.19.18

Owl City with Matthew Thiessen and the Earthquakes The Cinematic Tour Irving Plaza New York, NY September 19, 2018 Words by Riley McSpedon Photos by Jess Williams The era of music that all of us young adults probably relate most to was the era of the synthesized pop music that Continue Reading

All Time Low – Dashboard Confessional – Gnash // New York, NY 8.19.18

All Time Low with Dashboard Confessional and Gnash The Rooftop at Pier 17 New York, NY August 19, 2018 Words and Photos by Stefanie Dabs On Sunday, August 19th, Pier 17 located near the Brooklyn Bridge on the Manhattan side had a stacked line up for The Summer Ever After Continue Reading

Sleigh Bells – Sunflower Bean // Brooklyn, NY 2.13.18

Sleigh Bells with Sunflower Bean Brooklyn Steel Brooklyn, NY February 13th, 2018 Words and Photos by Jess Williams There are very few bands, at least for me, that I listed to and become physically incapable of not dancing to their songs. Sleigh Bells is one of those bands. The band, Continue Reading