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Photo Gallery: Louis the Child

December 29, 2019

Photos from Louis the Child's latest tour, "Here for Now" at Terminal 5. Their music is featured on our November Spotify playlist.

The free Selena-themed concert raised awareness for immigration rights and promoted hope for immigrants and the Latino community.

Empowerment Through Selena

August 25, 2019

About 5,000 people gathered in Central Park to hear classic Selena hits and current music from Latin artists.

Souly Had has built his brand on experimenting with sound but ultimately developing his own.

‘Sound Like Yourself’: An Interview with Souly Had

August 13, 2019

R&B singer Souly Had went from posting an Amy Winehouse cover to being signed by her record label.

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.

In an Instagram post, Tinder announced that Fordham University won their Swipe Off contest, winning an exclusive Juice WRLD and Charli XCX concert to enrolled students.

Fordham Swipes Right, Wins Tinder Competition

April 10, 2019

The juice was worth the squeeze — rather, the swipe. Tinder announced on its official Instagram account today that Fordham defeated Stanford University in the final round of this year’s Swipe Off, bringing Juice WRLD and Charli XCX to play a concert exclusively for Fordham students.

What is punk? Jawbreaker’s concert at Brooklyn Steel proved to the New York crowd that punk is doing whatever the hell you love no matter what stands in your way … even a two-decade hiatus.

NYC Emo Pioneers Return to the Stage in Brooklyn

April 3, 2019

What is punk? Historically, it has been a number of things: rebellion, anti-establishmentism, disenfranchisement and whatever makes people break the status quo. More than anything, though, Jawbreaker’s concert at Brooklyn Steel proved to the New York crowd that punk is doing whatever the hell you love no matter what stands in your way … even a two-decade hiatus.

Josh Raven of The Faim laid it all out before the band's gig at The Gramercy.

The Faim Takes the Stage at Gramercy Theatre

December 9, 2018

With songs written by Ashton Irwin of 5 Seconds of Summer, Josh Dun of twenty one pilots and Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy, the cherry on top is that "Summer Is a Curse" was produced by the legendary John Feldmann.

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Eighties Cover Band Rubix Kube Transports and Transforms

April 7, 2018

By CAT REYNOLDS Staff Writer The musicians of Rubix Kube have already launched into a punching rock ...

I'm With Her consists of (from left to right) Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O'Donovan. (JEFFREY UMBRELL/THE OBSERVER)

I’m With Her: Town Hall, March 15, 2018

March 29, 2018

The sold-out show at New York City’s Town Hall was certainly a career milestone for the folk-acoustic...