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 […]

DIIV @ The Space, 7/13/14

Over the past several years, DIIV has taken the indie rock scene by storm. The Brooklyn band has become known for their aggressive take on shoegaze that maintains a dreamy sensitivity. For them to play an intimate show at The Space in Hamden, CT was a cool way to get a new take on their […]

Just Announced: CT’s The Space Lands DIIV

In a very prominent booking for summer 2014, CT’s Manic Productions has reeled in hazy lo-fi rockers, DIIV, to perform an intimate show at The Space in Hamden on Sunday July 13. That’s just five days before they ship out to Chicago where they are featured in 2014’s Pitchfork Music Festival with the likes of St. […]

DIIV @ Glasslands, 4/04/2014

Earlier this April, Converse’s Rubber Tracks Live music series featured a packed show with DIIV, Nothing, and Lofts at Glasslands Gallery in Brooklyn. DIIV was started as a solo project by Zachary Cole Smith, guitarist of indie surf rock band Beach Fossils, that later recruited childhood friend Andrew Bailey as a guitarist, bassist Ruben Perez , and drummer Colby […]

Lost in Dreams

I’m a big fan of downtempo and chill music. Frequently for those types of songs, the world of dreams can serve well as allegory. Portrayed in fiction as hazy and fantastical, it can frequently be a comforting place. I chose to emphasize that comfort with a playlist curated out of some music from some great […]