Mittenfields @ Pianos, 5/2/15

DC’s Mittenfields stopped by NYC over the weekend in support of their first record, Optimists. Its title track caught my ear the right way and we were fortunate for it to appear in our latest episode of Beet Box Radio! I decided to saunter on out to an early bill at Pianos to see just […]

Vandana Jain @ Pianos, 1/13/15

Live at Pianos last week was Vandana Jain, who gets a lot of respect from me as the frontwoman of an all analog electronica group live. Ominous, dire synthpop is the name of her game and she definitely exceeds at weaving a soundscape to match it. Since 2013’s Anti Venus, she has been at work […]

The Lovers Key @ Pianos, 10/5/14

Retro pop rock and soul vibes took over Pianos NYC by the end of the night last Sunday. The Lovers Key has flown under the radar in 2014 with a delightful album, Here Today Gone Tomorrow, riddled with a vintage flair that you don’t often get treated to these days. Visiting from Florida, their stop at […]

PINS @ Pianos 03/18/14

Pianos plays host to diverse lineups nightly, but the evening of March 18th saw them host a few acts far beyond Brooklyn. While Courtship Rituals still represented the locals, we also saw Glass Towers and PINS who hail from Sydney and Manchester, respectively. The group of bands offered a variety of sounds that, as much […]