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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: Gorgon City Create A Machinated Heaven For BEMF

Kingdom: talk about a perfect stage title for a set and a tour, especially the one Gorgon City gave during their Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival (BEMF) show. As “Welcome to Gorgon City” blasted through a massive warehouse, a group of Millennial realized under shiny, ruby lighting that we were no longer in “Kansas”. Gorgon City… Continue reading Concert Review: Gorgon City Create A Machinated Heaven For BEMF

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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: Everything Everything Are Literally Everything At Gramercy

You ever feel like you have randomly found a cult? No! Just me! I say this because I liked Everything Everything’s music before their Gramercy Theatre show, but seeing their fans gather with buttons and comfy shoes to dance, like their music was the sun, had me surprised. It was as if I had walked… Continue reading Concert Review: Everything Everything Are Literally Everything At Gramercy

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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