Saturday, 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.

Thursday, 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."

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Parquet Courts - "Black Widow Spider"

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

Saturday, September 18, 2021

David Byrne's American Utopia on Broadway

After postponing the second run of his show American Utopia due to the pandemic, David Byrne's epic Broadway run came back to life. Same as it ever was.

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Yo La Tengo played TV Eye

After having to reschedule an outdoor show in Central Park due to Hurricane Ida, Yo La Tengo also announced a short residency at Queens' TV Eye.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

The War on Drugs - "I Don't Live Here Anymore"

Earlier this summer, the War on Drugs announced their new record and shared the lead single. Today, they're back with another track from the album with assistance from Lucius.

Julien Baker played Beacon Theatre

In support of this year's excellent Little Oblivions, Julien Baker played to a packed Beacon Theatre for her grandest New York City appearance yet.

Thursday, September 09, 2021

Trace Mountains - "7 ANGELS"

Last year, Dave Benton released a record under the moniker Trace Mountains and he's already set to 
follow it up with another new album due next month.

Wednesday, September 08, 2021

Tirzah - "Hive Mind"

Less than a month to go before Tirzah releases her new record and today she has shared the record's fourth single, "Hive Mind."

Tuesday, September 07, 2021

Radiohead - "If You Say the Word"

Radiohead have announced reissues of their landmark albums Kid A and Amnesiac in celebration of their 20th anniversaries as well as a new album of unreleased material from the sessions that spawned the albums.

Thursday, September 02, 2021

ABBA - "Don't Shut Me Down"

Forty years after calling it quits, disco icons ABBA are officially back!

Wednesday, September 01, 2021

Mr Twin Sister - "Polvo"

The new single from Mr Twin Sister is an instant banger and suggests a new album is soon to follow.

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Kamasi Washington - "My Friend of Misery" [Metallica cover]

As previously stated, Metallica are gearing up to release an epic compilation featuring covers of their 1991 classic self-titled record and the latest cover comes from none other than Kamasi Washington.

Saturday, August 28, 2021

15 Years of OMG!NYC

This weekend marks 15 years since I moved to New York and started OMG!NYC. To celebrate this occasion, I've shared a lot of music that has shaped, inspired, and soundtracked my time in the city.

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Nothing - "Amber Gambler"

Nothing have announced The Great Dismal B-Sides, a follow-up to last year's album featuring demos and a few new tracks.

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Caribou - "You Can Do It"

After last year's awesome Suddenly, Dan Snaith is back with a surprise, one-off single from his Caribou moniker.

Sunday, August 22, 2021

Wilco and Sleater-Kinney played Forest Hills Stadium

While the We Love NYC Homecoming Concert across town was cancelled due to weather, Sleater-Kinney and Wilco managed to play abridged sets as part of their rescheduled It's Time summer tour.

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Parquet Courts - "Walking at a Downtown Pace"

Parquet Courts have announced a new album, Sympathy For Life, and shared the lead single, "Walking at a Downtown Pace."

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Low - "More"

The third single from Low's upcoming record is a shorter track, but filled with massive rewards.

Monday, August 16, 2021

Ka - "I Notice"

Last week, Brooklyn's Ka surprise released a brand new record and shared a track called "I Notice."

Friday, August 13, 2021

Modest Mouse played Brooklyn Steel

In support of their first album in six years, Modest Mouse came to New York City for a four night run at Brooklyn Steel.

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Digable Planets played Blue Note Jazz Club

As part of Blue Note Jazz Club's reopening festival, jazz-rap icons Digable Planets melted a sold out crowd with their fresh and funky vibes.

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Phoebe Bridgers - "Nothing Else Matters" [Metallica cover]

Next month, Metallica will release an impressive compilation album of covers from their landmark black album in celebration of its 30th anniversary. Today, we get Phoebe Bridger's take on "Nothing Else Matters."

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Big Thief - "Little Things" / "Sparrows"

Never ones to keep things simple, Big Thief return with not one, but two excellent new tracks. 

Friday, August 06, 2021

Wednesday, August 04, 2021

Unknown Mortal Orchestra - "That Life"

Unknown Mortal Orchestra have shared another new song which gives hope that a new album will soon follow.

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Turnstile - "BLACKOUT"

Turnstile will release their new album next month and today they've shared another fired-up single, "BLACKOUT."

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Grouper - "Unclean mind"

Liz Harris has announced a new album under her Grouper moniker and shared the first single, "Unclean mind."

Monday, July 26, 2021

박혜진 Park Hye Jin - "Whatchu Doin Later"

박혜진 Park Hye Jin will release her debut full-length album in September and has shared a second single from the record.

Friday, July 16, 2021

HAIM - "Cherry Flavored Stomach Ache"

HAIM have shared their first new song since last year's excellent Women in Music Part III and it's called "Cherry Flavored Stomach Ache."

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Kurt Vile and the Violaters - "Run Run Run" [Velvet Underground cover]

This fall, a tribute to the Velvet Underground's groundbreaking debut album will be released and will feature track-by-track covers by the likes of Iggy Pop, Michael Stipe, Sharon Van Etten with Angel Olsen, Thurston Moore, Courtney Barnett, Andrew Bird, and more.

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Thom Yorke / Radiohead - "Creep (Very 2021 Rmx)"

Earlier this year, Japanese fashion designer Jun Takahashi presented his Fall 2021 collection under the theme "Creep Very" and, fittingly, used a remix of Radiohead's breakout single as the soundtrack. Thom Yorke has now made that remix available for streaming.

Thursday, July 08, 2021

Deafheaven - "The Gnashing"

After announcing their new album last month, Deafheaven have shared the second single from their upcoming record.

Wednesday, July 07, 2021

Courtney Barnett - "Rae Street"

Courtney Barnett has announced her third album, Things Take Time, Take Time, and shared the lead single, "Rae Street."

Tuesday, July 06, 2021

Amen Dunes - "Feel Nothing"

Amen Dunes has signed to Sub Pop and shared a new single called "Feel Nothing."

Sunday, July 04, 2021

The Best of 2021 (so far)

Entering the second-half of 2021, things feel a bit more optimistic than they have in the past sixteen months and as we hopefully head to better days ahead, these are my favorite albums from the year so far.

Friday, July 02, 2021

Big Red Machine - "Renegade" (ft. Taylor Swift)

Earlier this week, Big Red Machine announced their new album and have now shared three new singles. The latest features Taylor Swift.

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Songs of 2021: Q2

As we hit the half-way mark of the year, things seem to be improving and in a lot of cases, we're starting to get back to normal. Presenting the best songs of the past three months that should help usher in the summer and next phases ahead of us.

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Tirzah - "Tectonics"

After releasing a few singles earlier this year, Tirzah has announced her new album and shared the opening track.

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Colleen Green - "I Wanna Be a Dog"

Colleen Green has announced her first album in six years and shared the super catchy lead single, "I Wanna Be a Dog."

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Low - "Days Like These"

Low have announced a new album, Hey What, and shared the lead single, "Days Like These."

Monday, June 21, 2021

Foo Fighters played Madison Square Garden

Rock returned to the Garden on June 20 and Foo Fighters did it with absolute power and authority.

Sunday, June 20, 2021

Sasha and the Valentines - "Cry All the Time"

Austin's Sasha and the Valentines released their debut album So You Think You Found Love? earlier this year and have now shared a video for the single "Cry All the Time."

Friday, June 18, 2021

Kamasi Washington - "Sun Kissed Child"

Kamasi Washington has shared a new track called "Sun Kissed Child" from Liberated, an EP in The Undefeated’s Music for the Movement series.

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Tyler, the Creator - "LUMBERJACK"

Tyler, the Creator has shared his first piece of new music since 2019. It's a track called "LUMBERJACK."

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Yves Tumor - "Jackie"

Yves Tumor follow's their great 2020 record with a new, one-off (for now) single called "Jackie."

Sunday, June 13, 2021

The Strokes played Irving Plaza

Live music is back in New York City! As part of a rally supporting Maya Wiley for the next Mayor of NYC, the city's very own The Strokes played the first full-capacity, vaccine-required concert to happen in the five boroughs since March 2020.

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Lorde - "Solar Power"

Lorde has returned! The singer has shared "Solar Power," her first new song since 2017.

Wednesday, June 09, 2021

Deafheaven - "Great Mass of Color"

After briefly teasing something on social media this week, the almighty Deafheaven are back! The band has announced their new record and shared the lead single.