New York City is never short on music blogs, of varying quality and focus. We've chosen to spotlight the Brooklyn Vegan's page for its authentic and tenacious dedication to the actual, local Gotham music scene. There is a titular and palpable bent in the coverage toward the Brooklyn borough, but that's for good reason -- Manhattan's abdicated the throne to supreme music locale, and is succeeded by Bklyn. Don't believe us? Let this site's expert posts and concentration convince you.
What's going on Tuesday? (Muscle and Bone, Sleigh Bells, Haim, Bob Log III, Caged Animals, Boyd Shropshire & more)
Sleigh Bells @ Firefly 2014 (more by Dana [distortion] Yavin) Caged Animals @ Bowery Ballroom 2013 (more by PSquared) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... Muscle and Bone,...
United Nations and Frameworks played Saint Vitus with Primitive Weapons, and Descender (pics, setlists)
photos by Greg Cristman United Nations @ Saint Vitus 8/2/2014 The Geoff Rickly-fronted screamo/powerviolence supergroup United Nations played a sold-out show at Saint Vitus on Saturday (8/2), and we've got pictures of the show in this post. They were joined...
Malia Obama was at Lolla with Secret Service
First Daughter's First Lollapalooza (photo via @cleaaaaver) The Obama's tall 15-year-old was with three friends and was happily chatting away as she left the muddy venue. Despite blending quietly into an oblivious crowd, she was flanked by two huge guards,...
- Aug 04, 2014 Malia Obama was at Lolla with Secret Service
- Aug 04, 2014 "Adam Duritz of Counting Crows: proof that turning 50 rocks!"
- Aug 04, 2014 Punch ready new LP, touring, playing NYC w/ Curmudgeon and Water Torture (who have a new LP too) (dates, stream)
- Aug 04, 2014 Lollapalooza Day Three in pics: Chance the Rapper, Chromeo, London Grammar, Run the Jewels, Glen Hansard & more
- Aug 04, 2014 Snowmine & The Casket Girls played Seaport Music Fest (pics)
- Aug 04, 2014 stream the new No Sleep compilation featuring Touché Amore's The National cover & more
- Aug 04, 2014 Brooklyn Museum: high heels, a live water fountain score, and now: free admission if you're under 20
- Aug 04, 2014 Birthplace of Country Music Museum opens in Virginia... or is it Tennessee
- Aug 04, 2014 Pond ready new album and fall North American tour (dates)
- Aug 04, 2014 Top 10 weirdest song lyrics, according to some dumb survey
- Aug 04, 2014 VIDEO: Fan proposes marriage at Arcade Fire show, she says yes (watch)
- Aug 04, 2014 Alan Freed's ashes moving out of Hall of Fame, as Beyonce exhibit moves in
- Aug 04, 2014 Avi Buffalo shares second song off new album, touring this fall (updated dates)
- Aug 04, 2014 What Moon Things released debut LP (stream it), added to BV-presented Muscle & Bone / Placeholder show ++ other dates
- Aug 04, 2014 Burger A-Go-Go fest in pics (Best Coast, The Muffs, Dum Dum Girls, Shannon & the Clams, Coathangers, La Sera & more)
- Aug 04, 2014 Spoon played a surprise show at McKittrick Hotel (setlist)
- Aug 04, 2014 What's going on Monday? (Bear in Heaven, Boris, Nick Cave, Estrogen Highs, The Offspring, Ratking, Sediment Club & more)
- Aug 03, 2014 Nine Inch Nails & Soundgarden played Jones Beach with Oneohtrix Point Never (pics, setlists)
- Aug 03, 2014 Lollapalooza Day Two in pics: Outkast, Nas, Parquet Courts, Cut Copy, Kate Nash, Vic Mesa, Phosphorscent & more
- Aug 03, 2014 What's going on Sunday? (Boris, Wiz Khalifa, U.S. Girls, Daniele Baldelli, 7 Seconds, Zero Boys, Gingerlys & more)
- Aug 02, 2014 Lollapalooza Day 1 in pics (Lykke Li, Blood Orange, Arctic Monkeys, Lorde, CHVRCHES, Courtney Barnett & more)
- Aug 02, 2014 Dev Hynes & Samantha Urbani claim they were assaulted by security after Blood Orange's Lollapalooza performance
- Aug 02, 2014 What's going on Saturday? (Simian Mobile Disco, United Nations, The Soupcans, The Baseball Project, Mark Eitzel)
- Aug 01, 2014 Roses are here, playing three NYC shows this weekend, share third song from new EP (streams)
- Aug 01, 2014 2014 Fuji Rocks Fest in pics (Arcade Fire, Outkast, Flaming Lips, St. Vincent, Damon Albarn, SBTRKT, Slowdive & more)