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Listen: Male Bonding – “Falling”

Another new track to follow up last week's "A Kick To The Face." Read more articles like "Listen: Male Bonding – “Falling”" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing. The post Listen: Male Bonding – “Falling” appeared first on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.

Serpentine Path, Forn & Vilkacis playing St Vitus (IO presents)

Our metal blog Invisible Oranges, fresh off presenting that awesome Psalm Zero show, is presenting yet another NYC metal show with a great lineup. This one will feature filthy local doom-purveyors Serpentine Path, who share members with Unearthly Trance...

Brooklyn duo Hollands released debut LP (stream it), playing it in full at New Year's Eve show

by Bill Pearis Brooklynites John-Paul Norpoth and Jannina Norpoth make orch pop as Hollands. Having played around for a few years, Hollands released their string-laden debut album, Restless Youth, in November and fans of groups like Fanfarlo and Seabear should...

Aaron Dessner co-curating Eaux Claires Music Festival w/ Justin Vernon, tickets on sale

Photo: Justin Vernon @ Osheaga 2014 (more by Ellie Pritts) As discussed, Bon Iver's Justin Vernon is curating a music festival in his hometown of Eau Claire, WI called The Eaux Claires Music and Arts Festival, which takes place...

Operators playing Baby's before Future Islands tour, then touring with The New Pornographers (updated dates)

Photo: Operators in Central Park in September (more by Amanda Hatfield) As discussed, Dan Boeckner's current band Operators are set to support the upcoming Future Islands tour, including the NYC shows on January 8 & 9 at Terminal 5....

Dan Deacon scores (and appears in) Adult Swim's latest "infomerical," 'Unedited Footage of a Bear' (watch)

Dan Deacon (right) takes notes in Adult Swim's latest "informercial" Adult Swim has released another oddity into its 4 AM "Infomercial" slot that unleashed "Too Many Cooks" and "In Search of Miracle Man." Titled "Unedited Footage of a Bear," it...

Weyes Blood touring in 2015 (dates)

Weyes Blood @ Glasslands last week (more by Amanda Hatfield) Weyes Blood released her lovely new album, The Innocents, this year and in early 2015 she'll head out on an extensive tour supporting it. The East Coast leg of...

Groovy Man of the Thrill Kill Kult, The TVD Interview

I have seen My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult more times in my life than any other band. The industrial dance, punk, rock, disco pioneers continually deliver a one of a kind spectacle that has often been imitated, but never actually replicated for close to 30 years now. Show More Summary

Zs releasing a new album, playing shows, told us their top LPs and "most anonymous comments on BrooklynVegan" of 2014

by Andrew Sacher Long-running NYC experimental band Zs debuted their newest lineup in 2012, which is founder Sam Hillmer with Patrick Higgins and Liturgy drummer Greg Fox, and now they're set to release the first album with that lineup, Xe,...

Amanda Hatfield's favorite pics (that she took) & LPs of 2014

The Knife @ Terminal 5 4/30/2014 BrooklynVegan photographer Amanda Hatfield shoots a ton of shows for BV every year, and 2014 was no different. Now that it's coming to a close, she's put together her 15 favorite photos she took...

hip hop roundup: Smoke DZA, Kevin Gates, YG, Lil Durk, Iggy Azalea, Tinashe, Theophilus London, Rakim & more

by Andrew Sacher As always, NYC has a good amount of upcoming local hip hop shows and tours passing through. Here's a rundown of some of the cool stuff coming up... NYC kush lover Smoke DZA has a hometown show...

Graded on a Curve: The Best of 2014’s New Releases, Part One

Don’t know if you’ve noticed, but the general quality of fortune cookies, specifically the fortune part of the package, has deteriorated considerably, shifting from the old-fashioned vague predictions to advice reeking of platitudes cribbed out of hackneyed self-help books. Show More Summary

What's going on Thursday? (Soulside, Opeth, Walter Martin, Real Estate, Rufus Wainwright, Ice Choir, Krill & more)

Real Estate at Pitchfork Fest 2014 (more by James Richards IV) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... Soulside, Sweet Jesus @ Saint Vitus Before there was Girls Against....

Kendrick Lamar was the last-ever musical guest on 'The Colbert Report,' which signs off for good this week (video)

The Colbert Report will air its final episode on Thursday night (12/18), after which Stephen Colbert (the real person, not his Report persona) will begin prepping to take over for the retiring David Letterman sometime next year. Last night...

California X shares second song from new LP, touring, playing NYC release show with Ovlov, Big Ups & more (dates)

by Zack Baker Photo: California X at DbA in 2013 (more by Vadislav Grach) Amherst, MA's noisy sludge-punks California X will release their sophomore LP, Nights In The Dark, January 13 on Don Giovanni Records. You may have already heard the...

High on FIre & Windhand sold out Vitus, add early show

Photo: High on Fire on Lemmy's Motorboat cruise (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin) As discussed, the awesome double bill of stoner riffers High on Fire and doomers Windhand is headlining out on a tour with support from Mountain of...

A Place to Bury Strangers share new video, and list the "10 Best Things That Ended in NYC in 2014"

intro by Bill Pearis APTBS @ final DbA show (more by PSquared) We've been asking all manner of music-related folks for 2014 Top 10 lists. Most have championed things that are awesome and here's one that does that too, but...

JEFF the Brotherhood prep new album (stream a track)

by Bill Pearis JEFF the Brotherhood have a new record due out in 2015, which will be their second for Warner Brothers. Details are still forthcoming but Jake and Jamin have offered up the first single, "What's a Creep," which...

Bob Saget schedules 2015 dates, 2 NYC-area shows

Bob Saget at Bowery Ballroom in 2013 (more by PSquared) Bob Saget, who as you probably know by now is much raunchier than the famed Danny Tanner, has a few shows announced for 2015, including two in the NYC-area. First...

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