Live Review: Huh, Amy Klein, and Cool Dead Woman at Footlight/Windjammer
Brooklyn DIY veterans Huh brought their killer melodic jams to Windjammer for their album release show on 1/26, alongside Cool Dead Woman and Amy Klein.
Re-Opening the Pages: An Honest Recap of My Chemical Romance at Barclays Center
Izzy revisits the past by catching My Chemical Romance at Barclays Center in Brooklyn on their long-awaited reunion tour. Here is a recap of the night’s events.
Recap of Riot Grrrl Fest with VIAL, Evvie Echoes, & Mint Green + Q&A with Weird Sister Records
On Wednesday, August 10, Weird Sister Records and Popgun Presents partnered with the Abortion Access Front to throw a raucous riot grrrl summer bash at Elsewhere. The bill flaunted exceptional all-queer/female talent, including Brooklyn’s charismatic punk outfit Eevie Echoes, who started the night off with a bang with hilarious and heart-wrenching self-aware anthems with an…
Album on Repeat: Momma – ‘Household Name’
There isn’t a single music publication that hasn’t been drooling all over Brooklyn-based nu gaze/alt rock duo Momma, and for good reason. Momma’s third album, Household Name, has it all — robust rhythm sections, potent guitar lines, cavity-inducing hooks, and satirical lyrics musing on bygone eras of rock and roll. According to founding members Etta…
Catching Up with Bad Static at Arlene’s Grocery
In less than a year, the Brooklyn-based riot grrrl quartet Bad Static has rapidly captured the attention of the local scene with their abrasively acidic thrashers inspired by horror films and biting she-punk legends like the Runaways and the Anemic Boyfriends. In less than ten months, the band has already received thousands of streams and even…
Live Review: Grace Cummings at The Sultan Room (June 3, 2022)
It’s the late afternoon in Brooklyn on Friday, June 3rd. Bianca Bafitis, the Marketing Director at ATO Records, has posted on her Instagram story a backstage photo of Australian blues folk singer-songwriter Grace Cummings, with a caption that reads: “Grace Cummings is about to melt faces at the Sultan Room tonight!” It’s been five days…
Live Roundup: Dehd, Hinds, Anika, Spellling (May 24-28)
Last week, ‘A Grrrl’s Two Sound Cents’ caught four shows across various boroughs of New York to watch Anika, Spellling, Dehd, and Hinds perform live. Here is a recap of each night.
Notable Releases of 2022 (So Far)
As artists continue to reassemble themselves after being perpetually shut inside for over a year and a half–many of them refusing to release music until they’re able to tour again–new records in 2022 are continuing to illuminate what each artist’s process of self re-examination looks like in light of the pandemic. Here is a list…
Live Review: Guerilla Toss at TV Eye
Raw, uninhibited chaos has always been a hallmark of the live experience for neo-psych noise pioneers Guerilla Toss, and their April 29 show at TV Eye was no exception. Their openers LLVX and Operator Music Band served as excellent primers for the audience with minimal ambient, jazzy grooves. But as soon as Guerilla Toss took…
Live Review: Colleen Green at The Sultan Room
When it comes to crafting irresistibly catchy guitar pop with serious character, nobody weaves sardonic lyrical humor with ruminations on emotional detachment quite like Colleen Green. After a six-year hiatus following the critical success of her 2015 sophomore album I Want to Grow Up, Green tapped indie producer extraordinaire Gordon Raphael (The Strokes, Hinds) to…