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Zola Jesus is bigger than… well, you know. And if you don't, allow me to enlighten you with her brand new video for her song "Dangerous Days." Her music style is definitely cooler, darker and far more nuanced than many artists performing today, and I think we definitely all want to get lost within the spooky, mysterious world she so skillfully creates. The song itself is from her upcoming album TAIGA, to be released this October, and ventures further into the realm of pop than any of her previous work. However, it is in no way any less organic or brooding. Read More
by Michael Levine Brendan Perry and Lisa Gerrard, a.k.a Dead Can Dance, have reunited for their first album of new material since 1996’s Spiritchaser. 'Anastasis' is a welcome return from one of the most remarkable musical ensembles ever.     If you’re not familiar with these musicians, DCD are renowned for mixing elements of western medieval music, Celtic, world-beat and etherial synth-rock to come up with their own unique mix. As on previous DCD albums, Brendan Perry and Lisa Gerrard each individually write and perform the lead vocal on their own compositions. Read More
If you’re looking to have a grand ole time this Thursday, June 28, look no further than the EP release party for Ocean Born Mary- the debut album from alt-country band Karen & the Sorrows. It’ll be in Park Slope, Brooklyn at The Rock Shop (249 4th Ave), where the band will play alongside The Library and Clare Burson.     Ocean Born Mary was inspired by an old New Hampshire ghost story of the same name. During the early 18th century, a pirate vessel hijacked an immigrant ship, which was a common occurrence. Read More