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Eagulls tell us the best art they've seen this year + 2015 dates

Photo: Eagulls @ Warsaw during Northside 2014 (more by Mimi Hong) Leeds, UK band Eagulls released their debut album this year which has shown up on more than a few year-end lists, such as NME and Drowned in Sound....

What's going on Thursday? (Christmas)

Merry Christmas! Not too much is going on tonight but there's a few highlights below, and you can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows. Just Blaze, Troy Ave, DJ Soul, Electric Punanny, Va$htie, Oscar...

Hop Along, Beach Slang, Aye Nako & Ryley Walker playing next BV Red Bull Sound Select show at Baby's All Right (RSVP)

Photo: Hop Along @ BK Bazaar on Halloween (more by Amanda Hatfield) Photo: Beach Slang @ BV-CMJ 2014 (more by Amanda Hatfield) The Red Bull Sound Select series of shows is continuing into 2015, and the next BrooklynVegan-curated installment...

What's going on Wednesday? (Christmas Eve)

Merry Christmas Eve! There's not much of anything going on of note, show-wise, tonight. You can, however, browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows. Have a safe and happy holiday! For laughs, check out the NYC...

Looking for something musical to rock your New Year's Eve?

Are you shopping for a New Year's Eve party with music that's more than just background noise? There are plenty of choices for music-loving revelers this year. Here are some of the many choices (arranged in order of preference):

new venue Tiny Montgomery opened inside Three's Brewing in Gowanus, hosting its second show tonight

Photo: Land of Leland at Tiny Montgomery's first show (via Three's Brewing Instagram) While Brooklyn lost a handful of venues this year, new ones continue to open as well. A new venue called Tiny Montgomery (named after a song...

The Front Bottoms, Craig Finn, Kevin Devine, The So So Glos, Prawn, Tiny Moving Parts, more played Champagne Jam - pics

photos by Mimi Hong "Went to my first "show" in 85 I think. I have never seen adoration like the crowd and @TheFrontBottoms right now." - Craig Finn The Front Bottoms poppin' champagne / TFB & friends / Tiny Moving...

Louis CK adds 2nd MSG show & two more in Chicago

In Louis's own words:Hello there. This is Louis again. Or you can call me Louie. I really don't care. I can't hear you. I'm I'm my house. Well I put two shows on sale yesterday at the Chicago theater,...

Mutoid Man played MHOW where they were interviewed by a 10 year old (watch)

Photo: Mutoid Man and Little Punk Person Elliott Fullam Converge/Cave In side project Mutoid Man recently wrapped up a short Northeast tour with Russian Circles, which hit NYC on December 11 at Music Hall of Williamsburg. Backstage at that...

The National star in 'Bob's Burgers' as Xmas tree ornaments, perform "Christmas Magic" (watch)

if you've ever wondered what The National would look like as ornaments... For the past two years, The National have teamed up with Bob's Burgers for a Thanksgiving song, and this year the two have met again, this time to...

Chicagoans of the Year in Rock Music: Bloodshot Records co-owners

Rob Miller and Nan Warshaw presaged "alternative country" and have now outlived it. The duo, who co-founded Bloodshot Records with Eric Babcock 20 years ago, took it one album at a time when they started out, and more than 200 albums later, they still do.

Soulside reunited for 2 DC shows & 2 NYC shows (full set video & setlists from Saint Vitus)

Photo: Soulside @ Saint Vitus - 12/18/14 (via Mike McCann) Twenty-five years to the day since the band's final gig, Soulside took the stage at Brooklyn's Saint Vitus. Over two nights, from the rumbling opening bass riff of "God City"...

'Globe and Mail' paper writes 'Fucked Up' on front page, issues statement explaining why (after people complained)

Canada's 'The Globe and Mail' newspaper issued the following statement yesterday:A number of readers were shocked and appalled to see profanity on the front page of The Globe and Mail on Saturday. The profanity was in the name of...

More Artist 2014 Year-End Lists: Thurston Moore, Ex Hex, Low, Tweens, Weatherbox, Caspian, AJJ, Jason Narducy & more

Photo: Thurston Moore @ Saint Vitus in October (more by PSquared) Over the past month or so, we've been posting 'Best of 2014' lists from several artists, including Caribou, Converge, Yo La Tengo, A Place to Bury Strangers, Screamin...

Yo La Tengo & friends celebrated 30 years @ Town Hall; James McNew lists his 'Best of 2014'

Photo: Yo La Tengo @ Town Hall 12/4/14 (via @ironic_hashtag) Then came the guests of honor: guitarist Ira Kaplan, drummer Georgia Hubley, and bassist James McNew. They began with "Ohm," off of their 2013 record, Fade. Normally a rather innocuous...

Sondre Lerche Covers Sia’s “Chandelier”

Hear Sondre's spare take on our favorite song of the year. Read more articles like "Sondre Lerche Covers Sia’s “Chandelier”" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing. The post Sondre Lerche Covers Sia’s “Chandelier” appeared first on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.

Backwords share rendition of "We Three Kings," playing Glasslands tonight with Shilpa Ray and more

Brooklyn's Backwords, who released Nest back in September, have offered up a version of Christmas hymn "We Three Kings" that makes its premiere in this post. Here's what they have to say about their take:Inspired by the mystical &.....

2014: The Year of Feminist Pop

The Queen of Rap, slayin' with Queen Bey Look, I don't have the polling data handy, but I'm willing to bet that over the past 12 months, there has been a noticeable increase in the amount of young women who...

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