PINS @ Mercury Lounge, 7/1/15

Manchester’s PINS are back this year with a formidable new record, Wild Nights. The album has a strong, vibrant sound to it, with a ferociousness that bubbles a step below hard rock, settling instead somewhere slightly more comfortable. This evening’s gig at Mercury Lounge was my first time seeing them live as well, and featured a lot of […]

New Year’s Eve @ Glasslands Gallery

Like the borough itself, the live music scene in Brooklyn has been rapidly changing over the past couple of years, losing some amazing venues and nightlife spots in the process, and with the arrival of the New Year, we say goodbye to the old 2014 and our beloved Glasslands Gallery. The venue has been around […]

Beverly @ BAR, 8/27/14

Brooklyn has produced yet another band led by a talented tandem in Frankie Rose (Crystal Stilts, Vivian Girls, Dum Dum Girls) and Drew Citron (Avan Lava). Their combined efforts, Beverly, came to BAR in New Haven last Wednesday. Sadly, Frankie Rose is not on the band’s extensive tour roster, but I wasn’t about to let […]