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Diandra Interviews Dagny: A Positive Pop Star Centered In Hope

Before I got to witness the concert of rising star, Dagny, I had the pleasure of interviewing her. Amongst the shifting crew prepping for the night’s show, I had the opportunity to interview an artist as key on feeling hope as she is on giving it. Dagny – Wearing Nothing If there is one thing… Continue reading Diandra Interviews Dagny: A Positive Pop Star Centered In Hope

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Concert Review: Dagny Storms Irving Plaza Like A Kween!

  Irving Plaza was struck by a Norwegian storm known as Dagny. With enough energy to tear the roof off of any dance-hall, Dagny came in like a pop force; she was ready to change lives. The result was an electrifying performance that shows the future of music is female, and a pop queen is… Continue reading Concert Review: Dagny Storms Irving Plaza Like A Kween!

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Artist Close-Up: Deva Mahal Is The Voice You Need To Hear

Releasing her three track, self-titled EP, Deva Mahal has something not many have; A VOICE! She has an old-school, classic voice that COMMANDS to be heard. Imagine if Aretha Franklin and Etta James decided to pass down their voice upon one, special Millennial… it would be Deva Mahal. Yet, like these songstresses, the prowess of… Continue reading Artist Close-Up: Deva Mahal Is The Voice You Need To Hear

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Concert Review: Widowspeak Bend Minds And Guitars At Rough Trade NYC

Widowspeak offered psychedelic lullabies to Rough Trade NYC, and gave one of the most mind-tripping shows I have seen. Between Molly Hamilton’s vocal clouds, because this woman give more than notes, and Robert Earl Thomas’ guitar syringes, because he does more than pluck sting, I was enthralled. I could live in their sound. When you… Continue reading Concert Review: Widowspeak Bend Minds And Guitars At Rough Trade NYC

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Concert Review: Phantoms Make Music Science At Mercury Lounge

Phantoms blew me away at their Mercury Lounge live set. The LA duo show that electronica is more than watching a person press buttons on a logic board; it is watching a person make musical science. Phantoms – Pulling Me In (Official Video) With screened lights blasting behind them with “lava-lamped” shapes, Vinnie & Kyle,… Continue reading Concert Review: Phantoms Make Music Science At Mercury Lounge

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Concert Review: Nora Jane Struthers Is A Champion At American Beauty NYC

Nora Jane Struthers is grassroots folk at its purest. Nowadays with how much genres are infused and bent into each other, you might forget their original sounds and intentions. DO NOT GET ME WRONG! I love fusions, but there is always something sweet to hearing the guitar, fiddle, banjo, claps, and stomps of classic folk.… Continue reading Concert Review: Nora Jane Struthers Is A Champion At American Beauty NYC

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Diandra Reviews It All – Joyner Lucas’ Fans Are Family At SOB’s

I reviewed Joyner Lucas’ 508-507-2209; a powerful debut that already signaled this is an artist unafraid to be raw in talent and tears. At SOB’s, Joyner Lucas spewed the verse “In my city, the devil prays to God” like he, himself, was a demon looking for an angel. On that note/ lyric, the night was… Continue reading Diandra Reviews It All – Joyner Lucas’ Fans Are Family At SOB’s

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Concert Review: Japanese Breakfast Is Served At Music Hall of Williamsburg

I begin my review happy for Japanese Breakfast. Just a few months back I witnessed them as openers at MHOW introducing tracks from then upcoming album, Soft Sounds From Another Planet .What a difference time makes, and a title gives to a person. Now, an opener, lead singer Michelle Zauner got the opportunity to celebrate… Continue reading Concert Review: Japanese Breakfast Is Served At Music Hall of Williamsburg

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Artist Close-Up: Madame Gandhi Shows The Power of A Remix In “Voices EP” Remixed

Madame Gandhi is a feminist and proud. Her electronic rhythms are runways for her to strut women empowering ideals. Nowadays, such a mind-frames is necessary, and her Voices EP Remixes, we find that these humane notions can sound even better. Madame Gandhi – Gandhi Blues (Gizzle Remix) (Official Music Video) Absolutely every song on Voices… Continue reading Artist Close-Up: Madame Gandhi Shows The Power of A Remix In “Voices EP” Remixed

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Concert Review: Sun Seeker Give Psychedelic Hope At Union Pool

If The Beach Boys every decided to make a psychedelic, country-folk band, Sun-Seeker would be their ultimate goal. Of course, this is a “coulda, woulda, shoulda” situation, but Sun- Seeker feel like a sonic manifestation of a dream you did not know you should have. Under the Victorian frame of Union Pool’s stage, Sun-Seeker became… Continue reading Concert Review: Sun Seeker Give Psychedelic Hope At Union Pool