A Moody 2015

With 2015’s approaching close and the music news cycle slowed down to a halt, it’s time to reflect on highlights of the year, or in my case, its nadirs. I cobbled up a playlist of my favorite darker, slower songs that were released this year. These songs are the ones that always stick with me most powerfully. […]

Round Two With Lower Dens at Baby’s, 3/31/15

Lower Dens has been a choice pick of mine for a while for their choice, dark rhythms, but I had never caught them live. With the release of their third album, Escape from Evil, this week via Ribbon Music, I finally had a chance to change that. Their show tonight featured the new album in what seemed it’s […]

Lower Dens @ The Space, 3/22/15

An all new album from Lower Dens is slated for a March 31st release. If you made it to The Space on Sunday night, you got an early listen to how a lot of their new material sounds live. Accompanying them on tour was the experimental project of Sydney Spann. She operates under the moniker […]

Connecticut Live Music Radar: Strong Week of Indie Music On the Way

If you live in Connecticut and crave some of the awesome live acts that frequent New York City, next week will be your savior. A cluster of very strong independent artists hit up the New Haven area over the course of the next eight days. Sunday, 3/22- Lower Dens @ The Space– If you’ve heard their charming […]

Liars Night One @ Le Poisson Rouge, 5/8/14

The evening began strongly with the lovely Jana Hunter, Baltimore based singer songwriter of Lower Dens. She provided the perfect introduction for Liars, composed of Angus Andrew on vocals, Aaron Hemphill on percussion, guitar, and synth, and Julian Gross on the drums. Although Liars has successfully avoided being tied down to a genre, in general, their […]