Shiffley Release EP on Spotify, Playing NY-Area Shows

Long Island has long been a sanctuary of pop-inspired musical acts, brought on by ever-evolving genres and a resilient local music scene. Billy Joel and Adam Lazzara may not bear any resemblence at first but both have one thing in common: both Long Island musicians fused contemporary pop with their respective rock styles. As musical trends […]

Small Black & Painted Palms Tour, Include NY Dates

It wasn’t that long ago since Small Black performed in our neck-of-the-woods (twice) but fans of the chillwave group won’t have to wait very long to see them. The band is hitting the road again this Fall for a nationwide tour. They will be touring alongside Painted Palms, a California-based pop group whose musical style is congruent […]

Circa Survive @ The Paramount, 4/29/15

It seems that with every passing of a decade comes the ebbing and flowing of musical genres. The post-millennial trend saw the departure of grunge and the rising of post-hardcore and emo music scenes. The death of Napster and the birth of Myspace saw an industry evolution unlike any other. Among the plethora and breadth of […]

2014 Holiday Season Album Shopping Guide

Are you behind on Holiday shopping? Did you justifiably avoid the malls on “Black Friday” only to kick yourself later for not doing so? There are millions of others nationwide just like you – unsure of what gifts to get their loved ones. Luckily, there have been a lot of  excellent album releases this past […]

Balance and Composure To Tour 2015

Post-hardcore band Balance and Composure may only have two albums under their belt but their writing and orchestrating styles are reinventing the genre. The group spent much of this year touring in support of their most recent entitled The Things We Think We’re Missing, including a few area headlining shows in October and a spot alongside Taking Back Sunday and […]

Jenny Lewis/Girlpool @ The Space at Westbury

At Neat Beet, we spend our time covering the musicians and bands that influence music. If there was a list of the most influential musicians in recent years, we could safely agree that Jenny Lewis could be considered as a top-contender. We know her quite well as the front-woman for indie powerhouse Rilo Kiley and […]

Blue Öyster Cult Plays Hometown Show

As the sun begins to set on Billy Joel’s residency at The Garden, another famous LI act performed at The Space at Westbury. Blue Öyster Cult is a classic rock quintet whose music has recently been revived in the first installment of Rock Band and is even synonymous with one Will Ferrell’s most famous Saturday Night […]