BY Emma Orlow
on Jun 27, 2012
Having never lived in the suburbs, I view them as extremely foreign yet undeniably romanticized. But unique visions of life in suburbia come alive in Ssion's latest music video, "Earthquake," which was filmed in Kansas City, the hometown of the band's lead singer Cody Critcheloe. If you haven’t yet had the pleasure of peeping a Ssion (pronounced shun) video or hearing one of their tunes, the best way I can think to describe them is as something between a cheesy queer discotheque and the inside of John Waters’ dreams. Read More
BY Ivanna Avalos
on May 15, 2012
Lady Gaga is known for her preposterous outfits (both on and off stage), her risqué dance moves, and her support of the LGBT community. Now the pop star will be known for being the first foreign artist to be denied a concert permit by the Indonesian authorities.
According to the Jakarta Post, authorities cancelled Lady Gaga’s June 3rd concert because various groups were afraid that the singer’s sessy dance moves and nearly nonexistent outfits would corrupt young concertgoers. Read More
BY Intern Tessa
on Apr 17, 2012
Hole reunited and played together in Brooklyn last week, and if you weren't lucky enough to be in the audience, don't shed mascara-filled tears--you can watch it below! The April 13th show saw Patty, Melissa, Eric, and Courtney play together again, in honor of the new rockumentary Hit So Hard, about drummer Patty's life. The band hadn't played together for 15 years, but they still made magic on that stage. Although the band members have been through plenty of ups and downs, they hugged, forgave (at least for one night), and rocked out. Read More
on Jun 22, 2011
For the best in "indie-vaudeville-conceptual-art-rock-slideshow" music, look no further than The Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players. The Trachtenburgs are a one-of-a-kind family trio comprised of Tina, Jason, and Rachel Trachtenburg; their quirky indie pop songs are inspired by and performed to vintage slides which they collect from thrift stores and garage sales.The Trachtenburgs previewed songs from their upcoming album, Lost and Found (to be released on July 12th), at a residency this month at The Bowery Electric in NYC. Read More
on May 19, 2011
BUST Magazine is giving away copies of singer-songwriter Suzie Brown's new album along with two pairs of tickets to her show on Wednesday, May 25th at Rockwood Music Hall in NYC!Watch the video for "Heartstrings," the first single off her debut album of the same name, out May 24th.
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BY Eileen Milman
on May 12, 2011
Come join Big Freedia in shaking your BUST bootays to some loud Bounce music! It should be a wild night, with lots of bass and boozy, sweaty dancing goodness.Big Freedia is going to performing tomorrow on Driggs Ave, Brooklyn. The party is being thrown in a century old Polish dance hall. She will be joined by DJ Rusty Lazer, DJ Barney, and the sultry/fierce vocals of LaurenSara. Read More
BY Jen Hazen
on Apr 15, 2011
Sometimes I really hate feeling so much. As a recently divorced lady, I don't want to feel a goddamn thing right now. No, thanks. I'd rather work. That's it.
So when I took my seat at Radio City Music Hall to see Explosions in the Sky on April 6, I had no idea that for the next hour and 15 minutes the past several years with my ex-huz would flash in my mind like a dusty old film projector spinning reels of the good, the bad, the end. Yes, Explosions' long-drawn-out epic instrumentals can do that to you whether you like it or not. Read More
on Apr 07, 2011
BUST Magazine is giving away two free tickets to Joan As Police Woman's sold out show on Thursday, April 14th, at The Mercury Lounge in NYC! Joan As Police Woman is currently touring in support of her fourth studio album, The Deep Field, which will be released on April 12th.
Watch the video for her new single, "The Magic":
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BY Jen Hazen
on Apr 06, 2011
They're young. They're super cute. And they're coming to a dance floor near you. Actually, Holy Ghost! is probably on the verge of taking over every club's sound system around the globe. Okay, not every club, but tons of them. I checked out the five-piece Brooklyn-based band Saturday night at Terminal 5, wondering how their infectious club beats would translate to a live stage performance. All I can say is: Holy shit! Holy Ghost! is one of my fave bands right now.
I'm not a huge fan of club music, but these tracks transcend all of that. Read More
BY Jen Hazen
on Apr 06, 2011
As blue strobe lights flashed and the loud speakers played thrash music from an anonymous metal band, The Mountain Goats stepped onto the stage for their second of three sold out shows at New York City’s Bowery Ballroom. For the uninitiated, this incongruous introduction might prove alarming, but veteran fans will know that the band have made a tradition of introducing themselves in this ostentatious way. This hyperliterate indie rock band—which occasionally adds and subtracts members from many locales—centers around California-born vocalist/guitarist John Darnielle. Read More