December 31, 2023

Patti Smith played Brooklyn Steel (Night 2)

The godmother of punk celebrated her 77th birthday with a sold-out performance at Brooklyn Steel.

December 30, 2023

Horrendous played Saint Vitus

Death metal band Horrendous celebrated their latest album with a release show at Brooklyn's hallowed Saintt Vitus.

December 28, 2023

Live Albums, Reissues, Compilations, & Scores of 2023

Presenting: The Best Live Albums, Reissues, Compilations, & Scores of 2023 featuring: Neil Young, Hiroshi Yoshimura, Fleetwood Mac, John Coltrane and Eric Dolphy, Sonic Youth, Sylvester, and more!

December 26, 2023

EPs of 2023

Presenting: The Best EPs of 2023 featuring crushed, Jlin, Shabazz Palaces, Toro y Moi, Peel Dream Magazine, Dawn Richard, Ice Spice, Beach House, and more!

December 20, 2023

Albums of 2023

Presenting: The Best Albums of 2023 featuring boygenius, Janelle Monáe, Algiers, André 3000, Wednesday, Vagabon, Irreversible Entanglements, Yo La Tengo, and more!

December 19, 2023

Songs of 2023

Presenting: The Best Songs of 2023 featuring Olivia Rodrigo, Amaarae, Armand Hammer, MJ Lenderman, Carly Rae Jepsen, L'Rain, Nourished By Time, Kylie Minogue, and more!

December 15, 2023

Interpol and Model/Actriz played Beacon Theatre

Wrapping up the year with a pair of hometown shows, Interpol brought nostalgia to the lovely Beacon Theatre with an opening set from rising sensations Model/Actriz.

December 14, 2023

Yo La Tengo played The Bowery Ballroom (Hanukkah Night 7)

The penultimate night of Yo La Tengo's 2023 Hanukkah run was a showcase of what the band does best.

December 9, 2023

Dinosaur Jr played Where You Been at Music Hall of Williamsburg (Night 7)

Dinosaur Jr. closed out their seven night run at Brooklyn's Music Hall Williamsburg celebrating Where You Been's 30th anniversary.

December 8, 2023

Vijay Iyer Trio - "Compassion"

The Vijay Iyer Trio has announced a new album that's due in February and shared the flowing, piano-driven "Compassion" as an early single.

December 5, 2023

Adrianne Lenker - "Ruined"

Adrianne Lenker has shared her first solo song since 2020, the glowing "Ruined."

December 4, 2023

Deafheaven played Sunbather at Knockdown Center

Deafheaven are celebrating the 10-year anniversary of their stone-cold classic album Sunbather by playing it in its entirety with life-affirming power and urgency.

December 1, 2023

Beyoncé - "MY HOUSE"

The closing credits of Beyoncé's concert film Renaissance features a new single, "MY HOUSE."

November 30, 2023

Ducks Ltd. - "Hollowed Out"

Toronto's Ducks Ltd. will release their sophomore record, Harm's Way, in February and today they shared a new song, "Hollowed Out."

November 29, 2023

The Jesus and Mary Chain - "jamcod"

The Jesus and Mary Chain have announced a new album, Glasgow Eyes, and shared the lead single "jamcod."

November 27, 2023

Real Estate - "Water Underground"

Indie rockers Real Estate have announced their sixth album and shared the lead single, "Water Underground."

November 21, 2023

Björk / ROSALÍA - "Oral"

Björk has enlisted ROSALÍA for a new single to protest devastating fish farming practices in Iceland.

November 19, 2023

November 17, 2023

Armand Hammer played Bowery Ballroom

Only a day after returning from Europe, Armand Hammer took to the stage at Bowery Ballroom for a New York homecoming as they resumed their US tour.

November 16, 2023

Porno for Pyros - "Agua"

As promised, Porno for Pyros are back and have shared their first new song in 26 years.

November 15, 2023

Bob Dylan played Kings Theatre (Night 1)

Bob Dylan brought his Rough and Rowdy Way World Wide Tour to Brooklyn for his first of three New York City shows this week.

November 14, 2023

J Mascis - "Can't Believe We're Here"

The Dinosaur Jr frontman has announced a new solo album for 2024 and shared the record's lead single "Can't Believe We're Here."

November 13, 2023

Moondling and Locations played Our Wicked Lady

To celebrate the release of their self-titled new album, Moondling played Our Wicked Lady with support from Brooklyn's very own Locations.

November 9, 2023

MUNYA played Baby's All Right

Following the release of her great new album Jardin, MUNYA came to Brooklyn's Baby's All Right to bring her soft disco vibes to life.

November 8, 2023

Sleater-Kinney - "Say It Like You Mean It"

Sleater-Kinney's new album arrives in January and today they shared the record's second single, "Say It Like You Mean It."

November 7, 2023

Fabiana Palla / Jai Paul - "I Care"

Jai Paul has returned with a new song and it's a duet with his protege Fabiana Palladino.

November 2, 2023

The Beatles - "Now and Then"

The "last" Beatles song is more than just a cash-grab for nostalgia, it's a really nice song, but it's also far from being a masterpiece.

November 1, 2023

Sharon Van Etten - "Close to You"

Sharon Van Etten has shared a one-off single from the upcoming television show Buccaneers and it was co-written by Courtney Barnett.

October 30, 2023

The Hives played Brooklyn Steel

Swedens' hottest export, The Hives, played to an enthusiastic and sold-out Brooklyn Steel on the Eve of Halloween.

October 26, 2023

bar italia - "worlds greatest emoter"

The third single from bar italia's second album of 2023 signals the rapid growth of a band that is still so young.

October 22, 2023

Jessie Ware played Terminal 5 (Night 2)

Jessie Ware brought her disco sensation to Terminal 5 for a second night of sparkle and endless pleasure.

October 20, 2023

Ms. Lauryn Hill & The Fugees played Barclays Center

Defying all odds and expectations, Ms. Lauryn Hill and The Fugees are indeed back and brought their reunion tour to Brooklyn's Barclays Center.

October 19, 2023

Ducks Ltd. - "The Main Thing"

"The Main Thing" follows Ducks Ltd.'s cover of The Feelies "Invitation" from February and is their first original single of the year.

October 18, 2023

Caroline Polachek - "Dang"

Caroline Polachek follows-up her excellent record from earlier in the year with another hyper-pop gem that acts as victory lap for her remarkable year.

October 17, 2023

Floating Points - "Birth4000"

Floating Points has shared his first single of 2023, the new song "Birth4000."

October 15, 2023

The Harvest Time Project played National Sawdust

To celebrate the birthday of jazz icon Pharoah Sanders, the Harvest Time Project came to Williamsburg's National Sawdust to pay tribute to his classic album Pharoah in the artist's former neighborhood.

October 13, 2023

The Libertines - "Run Run Run"

The Libertines have announced their first album since 2015 and shared the single, "Run Run Run."

October 11, 2023

The Haxan Cloak - "N/Y"

Bobby Krlic has revived his moniker The Haxan Cloak and delivered his first single under the name in over a decade.

October 7, 2023

Explosions in the Sky played The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place at Bowery Ballroom (Night 1)

After concluding the American leg of their most recent tour with a lavish show at Brooklyn's Kings Theatre, Explosions in the Sky stuck around New York to play their 2003 epic The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place, in-full, at the intimate Bowery Ballroom.

October 6, 2023

Moondling - "Lysander"

Moondling (formerly known as Ishmael, the band) are back with a new single, "Lysander" ahead of their upcoming, self-titled concept album due this November.

October 5, 2023

Explosions in the Sky played Kings Theatre

Wrapping up their North American tour in support of their new album End, Explosions in the Sky pulled out all the stops at Brooklyn's Kings Theatre.

October 4, 2023

Shabazz Palaces played Mercury Lounge

Taking a late-night slot at Mercury Lounge, Shabazz Palaces beamed down to New York City on the final night of their latest tour.

October 3, 2023

boygenius and MUNA played Madison Square Garden

On a final victory lap to celebrate an incredible year, boygenius played their largest headlining show yet at the world's most famous arena and brought their friends MUNA along for the ride.

October 2, 2023

Stevie Nicks played Madison Square Garden

The legend herself, Stevie Nicks, played the hits from across her career (and a few covers as well) to a sold-out Madison Square Garden.

October 1, 2023

Patio played Gottscheer Hall

To celebrate their great new album Collection, Patio held a record release at Ridgewood's Gottscheer Hall.

September 30, 2023

Songs of 2023: Q3

Highlighting some of the best songs from July - September 2023.

Broken Social Scene played Brooklyn Steel

Defying a state-of-emergency and flood warnings across the city, Broken Social Scene weathered the storm and played a rapturous set to a soggy, yet dedicated crowd at Brooklyn Steel.

September 28, 2023

Slowdive played Webster Hall (Night 1)

Slowdive came to Webster Hall on Wednesday night for their first of two sold-out shows in support of this year's great new album, everything is alive.

September 27, 2023

Janelle Monáe played Radio City Music Hall

Janelle Monáe brought their lavish The Age of Pleasure Tour to Radio City Music Hall and proved they're one of the best in the game.

September 26, 2023

Armand Hammer - "The Gods Must Be Crazy"

On Friday, Armand Hammer will release their new album We Buy Diabetic Test Strips and today they've shared a final single ahead of the record, the EL-P produced "The Gods Must Be Crazy."