December 29, 2022

Shows of 2022

For the first time since 2019, I was finally able to experience a full year of live music and I did my best to make the most of it. I saw over 60 live shows this year, all in person, and some of them ranked among the all-time best. One in particular was life-changing to say the least.

December 28, 2022

Unknown Mortal Orchestra - "SB-10"

Unknown Mortal Orchestra are closing out the year with another installment of their annual ambient drones.

December 24, 2022

The Reds, Pinks and Purples - Dust in the Path of Love

Glenn Donaldson is closing out 2022 with yet another release, a new five-track EP exclusively on Bandcamp.

December 21, 2022

Yo La Tengo played The Bowery Ballroom (Hanukkah Night 3)

Per tradition, Yo La Tengo's 8 Nights of Hanukkah celebration at The Bowery Ballroom is a spectacular event that consistently lives up to its reputation.

December 20, 2022

Modest Mouse played The Lonesome Crowded West at Terminal 5 (Night 2)

In honor of the record's twenty-fifth anniversary, Modest Mouse played The Lonesome Crowded West in-full at Terminal 5.

December 15, 2022

Wet Leg played Elsewhere

Buzz-band of the year, Wet Leg, are wrapping up 2022 with four sold-out shows across New York City and night two brought them to Brooklyn's Elsewhere.

December 14, 2022

Albums of 2022

Presenting: The Best Albums of 2022 featuring Sharon Van Etten, Sudan Archives, Chat Pile, billy woods, Alvvays, Moor Mother, Kokoroko, The Smile, and more!

December 13, 2022

Songs of 2022

Presenting: The Best Songs of 2022 featuring Angel Olsen, SZA, Pusha T, Black Midi, Jessie Ware, Mitski, Steve Lacey, Björk, and more!

December 12, 2022

Lightning Bolt played The Brooklyn Monarch

The lords of noise, Lightning Bolt, decimated The Brooklyn Monarch with deafening power and brutal force.

December 7, 2022

LCD Soundsystem played Brooklyn Steel (Night 12)

For the second year in a row, LCD Soundsystem have descended upon Brooklyn Steel for their  (seemingly) annual end of year residency.

December 5, 2022

Caroline Polachek - "Welcome to My Island"

After a slew of singles over the past two years, Caroline Polachek has announced her new album and shared another tantalizing track, "Welcome to My Island."

December 4, 2022

Dinosaur Jr. and Guided By Voices played Terminal 5

'90s indie rock all-stars Dinosaur Jr. and Guided By Voices brought their fabulous hits to Terminal 5 for a night of loud nostalgia and an incredible double bill.

December 2, 2022

Cassandra Jenkins & Suhail Yusuf Khan - Chale Jaana

For a surprise Bandcamp Friday release, Cassandra Jenkins has shared a new collaborative EP with Suhail Yusuf Khan that reimagines tracks from last year's incredible An Overview on Phenomenal Nature.