December 31, 2021

David Byrne - American Utopia: Unchained

Like so many other things, David Byrne's Broadway show American Utopia has been hit by the Omicron surge of COVID-19. Instead of canceling shows, he's created a revised version until the full band can resume playing.

December 21, 2021

Albums of 2021

Presenting: The Best Albums of 2021 featuring Jazmine Sullivan, Iceage, Julien Baker, Erika de Cassier, Low, Mdou Moctar, and more!

December 20, 2021

Songs of 2021

Presenting: The Best Songs of 2021 featuring Japanese Breakfast, Turnstile, Yves Tumor, Arooj Aftab, Wet Leg, Tirzah, and more!

December 14, 2021

Big Thief - "No Reason"

Big Thief have shared more songs from their upcoming double-album, Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe in You, which is out in February.

December 13, 2021

Animal Collective - "Walker"

Animal Collective have shared the second single ahead of next year's Time Skiffs. Listen to "Walker" now!

December 10, 2021

Preoccupations and Metz played Elsewhere


Preoccupations and Metz are on a co-headlining tour and stopped in Brooklyn for their first of two NYC shows.

December 9, 2021

Tierra Whack - Pop? EP

Tierra Whack has dropped her second EP in as many weeks. This one is called Pop? and it's her strongest work of the year.

December 8, 2021

Beach House - "Over and Over"

Beach House share chapter 2 from their upcoming album, Once Twice Melody, which is out in full in February.

December 6, 2021

Bully - "Just For Love"

Following last year's great SUGAREGG, Bully have shared a one-off single.

December 5, 2021

Yo La Tengo played Bowery Ballroom (Night 7)

For night 7 of Hanukkah, Yo La Tengo brought the Natural Information Society to join them for their Saturday night show.

December 1, 2021

The Reds, Pinks and Purples - "Pour the Light In"

Glenn Donaldson has shared the second single from his upcoming album under his moniker, The Reds, Pinks and Purples.

November 30, 2021

Jeff Parker - "Four Folks"

Next week, Jeff Parker will release his new album Forfolks and today he has shared the, almost, title track.

Yo La Tengo played Bowery Ballroom (Night 2)

The Hanukkah shows from Yo La Tengo return to Bowery Ballroom this year after a hiatus due to the pandemic. The band, however, sounds as fresh as ever.

November 28, 2021

Caribou played Brooklyn Steel (Show 1)

Caribou were finally able to play the first of three shows at Brooklyn Steel in support of 2020's excellent album, Suddenly.

November 25, 2021

November 24, 2021

Real Estate played Days at Brooklyn Made

Real Estate played all of Days at their version of a hometown show in Bushwick to celebrate the album's tenth anniversary.

November 21, 2021

Dinosaur Jr. played Brooklyn Steel

The legendary Dinosaur Jr. played Brooklyn Steel in support of this year's excellent Sweep It Into Space.

November 19, 2021

Adele - "To Be Loved"

Adele retakes the throne as the reigning queen of pop with her new album, 30, and she sounds better than ever.

November 16, 2021

Big Thief - "Time Escaping"

At long last, Big Thief have announced their highly-anticipated new album. It's called Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe in You and it's out in February.

November 10, 2021

Beach House - "Superstar"

Beach House return with four new songs from their upcoming album due in February. "Superstar" is an instant highlight.

Beck played Irving Plaza

Beck played a mostly acoustic, one-off, intimate show at Irving Plaza full of hits and stunning covers.

November 9, 2021

Bill Callahan played (le) Poisson Rouge

Bill Callahan played his first of two shows at (Le) Poisson Rouge on Monday night for his first indoor show since the start of the pandemic.

November 4, 2021

The Reds, Pinks and Purples - "Don't Come Home Too Soon"

Early next year, Glenn Donaldson will release a new album under the moniker The Reds, Pinks and Purples. The lead single is dreamy, guitar-pop bliss.

November 3, 2021

Cassandra Jenkins - "American Spirits"

Cassandra Jenkins will follow-up her brilliant album An Overview on Phenomenal Nature with a companion release later this month. You can hear the new song "American Spirits" now.

November 2, 2021

Spiritualized - "Always Together With You"

Spiritualized will release a new album in 2022 and today, J Spaceman shared the lead single, "Always Together With You."

November 1, 2021

Radiohead - "Follow Me Around"

Radiohead have shared a studio recording of "Follow Me Around," a track dating back to the late '90s that finally gets an official release as part of their Kid A Mnesiae box set which is out this Friday.

October 28, 2021

Spoon - "The Hardest Cut"

Spoon have announced Lucifer On The Sofa, their first new record in five years, and it's out in February. 

October 27, 2021

Snail Mail - "Madonna"

Snail Mail's new album Valentine is out next week. Check out another single, "Madonna," ahead of the full release.

October 26, 2021

The War on Drugs - "Change"

The War on Drugs will release their new album I Don't Live Here Anymore this coming Friday and today they've shared one last single before it drops.

Lucy Dacus played Brooklyn Steel

Lucy Dacus returned to Brooklyn for the first of three sold-out headlining shows in support of this year's wonderful Home Video. Bartees Strange opened.

October 23, 2021

Cassandra Jenkins played Bowery Ballroom

In support of her stunning album An Overview on Phenomenal Nature, Cassandra Jenkins played a headlining show at Bowery Ballroom.

October 22, 2021

Grouper - "Kelso (Blue sky)"

Today, Liz Harris has released her first album under her Grouper moniker since 2018 and the last track is an absolute standout and one of her brightest moments on record.

October 20, 2021

Animal Collective - "Prester John"

Animal Collective have announced their first studio album since 2016. The new record is called Time Skiffs and it's out in February 2022.

October 19, 2021

Aeon Station - "Leaves"

Kevin Whalen shares his second song as Aeon Station ahead of his Sub Pop debut and break from The Wrens.

October 18, 2021

Jack White - "Taking Me Back"

Jack White returns with his first new solo track in nearly four years and he's got two versions of it!

October 16, 2021

Nothing, Frankie Rose, Anxious, and Enumclaw played Elsewhere

It was a stacked line-up at Elsewhere on Friday night as Nothing headlined an early show with support from Frankie Rose, Anxious, and Enumclaw.

October 13, 2021

Snail Mail - "Ben Franklin"

Lindsey Jordan is back with her second single from Snail Mail's upcoming record, Valentine, due in November.

October 12, 2021

Black Country, New Road - "Chaos Space Marine"

Less than a year after releasing their great debut album, Black Country, New Road have already announced a follow-up due in early 2022.

October 8, 2021

Jungle played Avant Gardner

In support of their third, and best, album, Jungle brought the grooves to Brooklyn's Avant Gardner on the first of three nights.

October 6, 2021

Big Thief - "Change"

"Change" is another wonderful new song from Big Thief, a band that cannot be stopped.

October 5, 2021

Magdelena Bay - "Hysterical Us"

On Friday, Magdelena Bay will release their debut album Mercurial World and today they've shared one last single ahead of the release.

September 30, 2021

Songs of 2021: Q3

While we never got a true song of the summer in 2021, we still got a lot of great tunes and you can find them all on one playlist!

September 29, 2021

Courtney Barnett - "Write a List of Things to Look Forward To"

Courtney Barnett will release her new album Things Take Time, Take Time in November and today she has shared the third single.

September 27, 2021

Bat Fangs - "Action"

Bat Fangs are back with a new album called Queen of My World and have shared the second single, "Action."

September 25, 2021

Angel Olsen - "Cold Blooded Old Times" [Smog cover]

Angel Olsen's conquest as one of the best singers, songwriters, and performers of her generation continues with yet another stunning cover. This time it's of none other than Smog.

September 23, 2021

Bartees Strange - "Weights"

Bartees Strange has announced a deluxe edition of last year's great Live Forever which will feature the new song, "Weights."

September 22, 2021

Parquet Courts - "Black Widow Spider"

Parquet Courts have shared the second official single from their new album Sympathy for Life.