PUP @ Mercury Lounge, 11/7/14

2014 has been a whirlwind year for upbeat, Canadian punk rockers, PUP. Fresh off of a recent signing to SideOneDummy Records, their self-titled debut was a well-received success. After a summer spent opening for Lemuria and the Menzingers (whom they played with at Webster Hall in May), they immediately embarked on a tour of the […]

Lucero @ Bowery Ballroom, 11/3/14

I’m writing this at a mostly empty bar, accompanied only by a pint of Smithwick’s. As I browse through my photos from the night, nowhere else seems more appropriate to reflect on country-punk mainstay Lucero’s performance on Monday, the first show of a three night stand at the Bowery Ballroom, and the first of their […]