Category: Live Music
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…
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.
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…
Live Review: SASAMI at Music Hall of Williamsburg
Like Rina Sawayama crashing a Harley on speed, SASAMI has set a gold standard for wholesale showmanship on her latest tour supporting her newest album of nu metal-inspired paeans. The former classical composer-turned-indie-icon took the stage at Music Hall of Williamsburg on Friday. Her backing band were the first to emerge, three long-haired men who…
Live Review and Q&A: Trophy Wife at The Mercury Lounge
As her name would suggest, the musical output of Trophy Wife—the solo project of 21-year-old Berklee student McKenzie Iazzetta—is inherently subversive. Her songwriting and her distinct vocal delivery constantly contradict one another, with lyrics where she leans into the role of the austere and unaffected “cool girl” trudging her way through the endlessly messy charade…