Ra Ra Riot @ Webster Hall, 3/4/16

Ra Ra Riot recently roared back to recognition with their fourth album, Need Your Light[Barsuk]. The group’s sophisticated, yet bubbly take on pop music has been a stalwart favorite here among us at Neat Beet. Their appeal soars quite wide, as the band successfully sold out Webster Hall on their tour supporting this new record. Not only […]

We Said Hello (And Goodbye) to As Tall As Lions at Webster Hall

Any music lover will tell you that there are certain albums that transcend the ordinary humdrum of music listening and exist as something much more significant. Reasons and rationales vary on an individual level, but no matter how each of these albums came to be elevated, the immutable truth is that we all have at […]

Mew & The Dodos @ Webster Hall, 10/10/15

Throughout the world, there are few rock bands like Denmark’s Mew. The troupe walks a knife edge between melancholia and the uplifting that has some really inspiring musical moments. Earlier this year, they released their sixth record, +-, on PIAS and visited Texas for SXSW in advance of its release, leaving NYC in the cold until this weekend. […]

Django Django @ Webster Hall, 7/28/15

Circle back to a sweaty, packed house late one Winter night at Glasslands two years ago and those who were there will recall Django Django’s first show here in the States, which was a roaring, sold out affair that went on until 3 AM. Since then, the band has released two albums and graduated to filling the high […]