Blondie’s Chris Stein Releases Photography Book on NYC Punk Scene

  If a single piece of pop culture could be fished out of a time capsule by some hip alien race, entrusted to tell the story of New York City nightlife in the late 1970s, a Blondie record would do … Continue Reading

The New New Wave: Moist (feat. Maria Marcus) – “Traces”

Moist feat. vocalist Maria Marcus “Traces” Lavine From Söderhamn, Sweden, Moist is the solo moniker of producer, artist and remixer David Elfström Lilja. The new LP includes 10 tracks with vocals by Maria Marcus, a Swedish multi-platinum songwriter and music producer currently based in … Continue Reading

60’s and 80’s: Bart & The Bedazzled – “The House That Built Itself”

Bart & The Bedazzled “The House That Built Itself” Blue Motel There is something remarkable when a band picks a witty supposition (like building houses and love), and then keep it up through a whole song, without getting maudlin.  Bart … Continue Reading

Great Dance: Fujiya & Miyagi – “Impossible Objects Of Desire”

Fujiya & Miyagi “Impossible Objects Of Desire” Fujiya & Miyagi Coming from Brighton, UK, Fujiya & Miyagi is comprised of David Best // guitars, lead vocals; Steve Lewis // synthesisers, beats, programming, backing vocals; Ed Chivers // drums; and Ben Adamo // bass, backing … Continue Reading

Just Can’t Stop It: The English Beat Goes On in Brooklyn

Last Friday, 80s UK legends the English Beat came twisting, crawling, and kicking off their 2017 tour in full Fred Perry regalia. A rare Williamsburg audience with no apparent age limit was cast under the group’s spell, as first-wave fans and … Continue Reading