Belle Mare @ Cameo Gallery, 3/22/15

March 22nd was the last day of the massively popular SXSW music festival in Austin, TX, but that didn’t stop NYC from continuing with offering great shows by new, up-and-coming bands as per usual. Cameo Gallery was the site of one such show that Sunday evening, headlined by Belle Mare, a dark, indie, dream pop […]

2014, Indie In Memoriam

Documenting the indie music scene is a constant focus on the new. Usually that involves following current events and releases or forecasting what will be “in” next. As the year nears its end however, I want to take a moment to step back and reflect on a lot of bands we’re fans of here at Neat Beet that are […]

Yellow Ostrich Bid Us Farewell @ Glasslands

Brooklyn band Yellow Ostrich made a sudden announcement last month that they’d be calling it quits with a show during Glasslands’ final month. The group, which toured nationally over a five year lifespan, wanted to end things where they began, while they still could. Their final iteration was Alex Schaaf, Michael Tapper, Jared Van Fleet & Zach Rose. Dedicated […]

Album Releases – Week of February 24

Say goodbye to February and say hello to new albums… Schoolboy Q – Oxymoron This Black Hippy member is destined for great things with Oxymoron. Although this is his third release, it is the first that is commercially available online and in-stores on Interscope Records/Top Dawg Entertainment. The album already has four singles, including Billboard-friendly “Man […]

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