Prince Rama Record Release @ Baby’s All Right, 3/4/2016

Prince Rama, two sisters with a sizable catalogue chronicling their exploration of “The Now Age”, debuted their latest release this past Friday, titled XTREME NOW. Joining their sold-out celebration were PC Worship and NYMPH. It’s their second stop on their supporting 2016 tour, which ends on, yes, 4/20, back in Brooklyn. NYMPH’s rhythmic drone enveloped the […]

Frankie Cosmos @ The Space, 11/9/15

When the celestial bodies align, you can see a band called Frankie Cosmos…at a venue called The Space. Only during the rarest of alignments can you see bands called cool dad and All Dogs at the same time. Dads. Dogs. Space. Manic Productions is watching my dreams. Local two-piece cool dad opened the night. They drew from their eponymous album, […]

Painted Palms Releasing ‘Horizons’, Win Tix to Baby’s All Right

San Francisco-based indie pop group Painted Palms is preparing to release their sophomore LP, Horizons, via Polyvinyl. They first perked up our ears in 2013 when they released Forever, a collection of tracks that pulled musical values from all over indie pop territory. Their upcoming release sees them focus on the synth aspect of things, which is evident in […]

Boxed In @ Baby’s All Right, 7/30/15

There is something about the self-titled debut LP from London’s Boxed In that really grabbed my ears. The project of Oli Bayston, a founding member of Keith, is an electronic dance-pop album laced with Bayston’s piano handiwork. I liken his group to a super chilled out version of Miike Snow. When I caught them live in their […]

Incan Abraham Put Out Tolerance; June Tour Hits NYC; Win Tix

Los Angeles based band Incan Abraham have a special take on the chill side of indie pop. They put out their second album two months ago, Tolerance, via White Iris Records. It’s a strong, upbeat followup to their 2011 debut, Ancient Vacation. The band are touring nationally in support of it this month, with three shows hitting […]

North Highlands Celebrated Their Final Show at Glasslands

One of the saddest pieces of indie music news I read this year was that of the surprise breakup of North Highlands, which was announced via Facebook last month. Singer Brenda Malvini of the five piece will be leaving New York City and going her own way. A triumph in addition to giving us one […]