Whirr @ The Studio at Webster, 9/16/14

Earlier this year, I encountered an assertive band in the shoegaze realm by the name of Nothing. They impressed me with their encompassing and furious instrumentals so much that I looked into their history and discovered Whirr, with whom they share a guitarist, Nick Bassett. They’re quite similar sonically, and my fandom of one quickly became a duality. […]

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 […]