Calexico @ Bowery Ballroom, 6/8/15

Hailing from Arizona is Calexico, who hold an indie rock presence ripe with the sounds and visuals of the desert biome. The group released their ninth album recently, Edge of the Sun, on ANTI- (maybe you heard “Falling from the Sky” in our last episode of Beet Box Radio?) They also launched a tour in support of it that hit […]

Anti Thesis @ Brooklyn Masonic Temple

Anti Records celebrated a unity of several of its most compelling acts at the Brooklyn Masonic Temple with a concert dubbed Anti Thesis. Two of our favs, The Antlers and Tinariwen, featured on the bill and rustled me out to take in the evening’s sights and sounds. It would be a long one, with four full sets […]

Tinariwen Releasing Acoustic EP, Returning in November for Anti-Thesis

One of the best shows I’ve been to this year was Tinariwen’s over at Brooklyn Bowl in March. The desert dwellers from Mali had just released an album, Emmaar, then. The music, scorched and mellow, really shines live with a full band featuring exotic instruments, garb and dance. The group has just revealed that they will be releasing a new […]