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Too Many Zooz mixes dub, soul, funk and ska in their music for a refreshingly unique sound.

Summer Sounds: Leo Pellegrino of Too Many Zooz

July 29, 2019

The genre-fusing band will play the Legendary SOB on August 7.

The enigmatic band played back-to-back concerts in NYC this past month, to equally estranged and enthralled audiences.

Summer Sounds: Black Midi Move with a Purpose, But What Is It?

July 29, 2019

The band eschews much of the engagement and clear meaningfulness associated with musicians, but have still drummed up a lot of attention.

Sleepwalkers recently played Brooklyn's Rough Trade and hope to return to the city soon.

Sleepwalkers Anything But Sleepy with Electrifying Show at Rough Trade

July 29, 2019

The band aims to revitalize the pop genre and awaken positivity in its listeners.

Native Sun used music to tell the story of an immigrant at a recent benefit concert for RAICES.

Rock and RAICES

July 19, 2019

Native Sun, Stuyedeyed and Superbloom headlined a benefit concert to raise money for refugee aid.

The Jonas Brothers' comeback album is a pop record made for summer, showcasing a mature sound and a range of stylistic influences.

Ram Jams: Jonas Brothers’ ‘Happiness Begins’ Defies Expectations, Is Actually Pretty Okay

June 22, 2019

The brothers' long-awaited comeback album may not be especially deep or revolutionary, but it sure is fun.

Balthazar recently appeared at Baby's All Right in Brooklyn fresh off the release of their new record,

Summer Sounds: Belgian Band Balthazar

June 18, 2019

Indie-pop band Balthazar recently ended a U.S. tour with a sold-out show in Brooklyn and is ready to take the American music scene by storm.

British pop artist Suzi Wu made her U.S. festival debut at this year's Governor's Ball and recently played Baby's All Right in Brooklyn.

Summer Sounds: Introducing the Unstoppable Suzi Wu

June 15, 2019

Suzi Wu, a rising pop artist with an electro-grunge sound, talks about her new album, her style inspirations, and more.

The Shops at Columbus Circle and various other NYC shops, clubs and museums are hosting special events to celebrate Pride Month.

Pride Guide

June 12, 2019

A guide to the many Pride events happening in the city this month.

Khalid's newest album has tracks reminiscent of Jorja Smith, Kevin Abstract and Kali Uchis.

Ram Jams: Khalid’s Soul Shines on ‘Free Spirit’

May 8, 2019

Paolo Estrella reviews Khalid's "Free Spirit" in this installment of Ram Jams.

JPEGMAFIA has brought industrial beats and candid, emphatic lyrics to the rap scene.

JPEGMAFIA: Abrasive and Innovative Rap for the Digital Age

April 30, 2019

Rapper JPEGMAFIA has found a following among Fordham students.

The crowd was a sea of phone camera lights and Juice WRLD ended with “Lucid Dreams.”

Juice WRLD Rocks Fordham Swipe-Off Concert

April 30, 2019

Hundreds of students gathered for the Tinder Swipe Off concert on April 24.

Roxanne Cubero, FCLC '22, shows her

Give Country Music a Chance

April 10, 2019

The oft-panned genre has a rich history of home-grown tunes and authentic storytelling.