brooklyn Archive

@CMJ Interview with Streets of Laredo; Debut EP out NOW! @streetslaredo @thesyndotcom #cmj2013

Brooklyn, NY (by way of Auckland, NZ) indie-folk act Streets Of Laredo helped kick off 2013’s edition of CMJ Music Marathon in fine form on October 15th. The quintet, currently supporting their just-released debut EP, hopes to make great strides so far away from home. But until then, as their social media says, they’re just […]

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UPDATED: R.I.P. THE YELLOW DOGS (quite literally)

UPDATE: The manager of The Yellow Dogs has issued a statement. “The shooter was not a former member of the band The Yellow Dogs, he was in another band from Iran and the two groups were acquaintances in the past. A personal conflict between the guys resulted in the dissolution of their relationship in 2012. […]

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@CMJ Interview with P.O.S.; Free Remix Album (link) (WDELH/MDS/RMX) out TODAY 10/22/13 @yeahrightpos @doomtree

HERE’S THE LINK TO P.O.S.’ FREE REMIX ALBUM FT. MARIJUANA DEATHSQUADS. HAPPY 1ST BIRTHDAY to WE DON’T EVEN LIVE HERE! GO BUY IT at WWW.DOOMTREE.NET. “Gold all up in my…” SHUT THE FUCK UP! In my humble opinion, much of commercial rap these days is total garbage. Most of these guys have never sold drugs, lived […]

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BROOKLYN ROCK LOTTERY SATURDAY, 12/7/13 at KNITTING FACTORY BROOKLYN @knitbrooklyn

BROOKLYN ROCK LOTTERY SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7TH at KNITTING FACTORY BROOKLYN Featuring Participants From: Small Black, Here We Go Magic, Porcelain Raft, Balkan Beat Box, Oneida, The Make-Up, Rainer Maria, Cave In & more to come The Rock Lottery began in Denton, TX in 1997. It has since branched off to Seattle (founded in 2004) and Brooklyn (founded in […]

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Interview with Kayleigh Goldsworthy; New album BURROWER out 11/5/13!!! @kayleighgolds @catalystgrouppr

Brooklyn, NY (and Upstate NY native) Kayleigh Goldsworthy is a triple threat: Talented, Dedicated, and Beautiful. The songstress, well known for her previous band The Scarlett Ending, has loads of performance and studio experience, in addition to logging in thousand upon thousands of travel miles in the US and abroad. But Kayleigh seems no where […]

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Metal Insider @CMJ 2013 Showcase ft. Nachmystium/Black Anvil/Ramming Speed/Vattnet Viskar @thesyndotcom

Weehawken, NJ (Sept 10, 2013) – The Syndicate is excited to announce Metal Insider’s CMJ 2013 showcase at Club Europa in Brooklyn, NY on Wednesday, October 16. Featuring a headlining performance by Chicago’s Nachtmystium, the exclusive showcase will also include Byzantine’s first New York City-area appearance in six years, plus performances from Black Anvil, Ramming Speed and Vattnet Viskar. CMJ badges will be accepted at […]

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Download Grandfather and Eminence’s new albums right here, right now! @eminenceband @thesyndotcom

From Brooklyn to Brazil, Live High Five has got you covered! Right now, you can download and/stream new album by one of the best bands to come out of NYC in a while, GRANDFATHER’s In Human Form. And while we’re at it, why not cop yourself a copy of Belo Horizonte, Brazil’s maniac metalheads, EMINENCE’s new […]

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Full band interview with Brooklyn’s GRANDFATHER; In Human Form drop 8/13! @thesyndotcom

FUCK YEAH!!! Brooklyn, NY 4-piece Grandfather fricking rule!!! Though I was just introduced to the group a few days ago via some random online posting somewhere, I was immediately impressed by the shear power these guys bring to the table. I wouldn’t call it Metal necessarily, but the sonic power these guys wield is something […]

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Gangbang Interview with @BottomDollars, @TheNuclears, and @Deathrow_Tull; at @sxsw and on tour now!

    The Bottom Dollars are one of Brooklyn, NY’s finest undiscovered quintets right now and they’re hitting the road right now with their self proclaimed “brothers-in-rock:” The Nuclears & Deathrow Tull. I was introduced to the group by someone I hardly knew who asked if I had any vacancies on a showcase I was […]

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Interview with Sandro Schiena from UK’s TURNPIKE GLOW, who’re making Indie Pop fun again! @thesyndotcom @turnpikeglow

London, England quartet Turnpike Glow are every indie-popper’s dream… Fun, bouncy, energy-laden tunes to rile up the audience and put a smile on your face. Catchy and infectious, Turnpike Glow already are what every band in Williamsburg band wishes they could be… Worthy of that solid 5.5 write up from those pretentious and never-happy-unless-it’s-Kanye types […]

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Interview with MARCO BENEVENTO; Playing Syracuse, Ithaca, and Albany this week! @marcobenevento @royalpotato

Brooklyn, NY based Pianist/Organist/Composer/Virtuoso Marco Benevento has accomplished many things during his musical tenure. Between his indie-rock duo Benevento Russo, his band Bustle In Your Hedgerow (you figure it out,) Garage A Trois (with Stanton Moore,) and his solo output, one could say Marco Benevento is slightly busy. Add a family on top of that, […]

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Let’s try to break a band today, eh? ISADORA debut show TONIGHT at @cameogallery in NYC

Here’s a few bouncy numbers by Brooklyn, NY based 5-piece ISADORA! As it turns out, they are playing their first show tonight at Cameo Gallery in NYC! If you see this and are looking for something to do real quick, check out their 2 new tracks “On The Rights’ and “Barcelona” at the links below, […]

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MATT AND KIM played Syracuse, NY w/ OBERHOFER 10/4/12

Brooklyn hipster rock duo MATT AND KIM played an outstanding sold out show on 10/4 in Syracuse, NY! The indie darlings, currently promoting their new release, Lightning, mixed their super friendly, light hearted songs with a full-on dose of amp-induced dance party… It was really, really fun!

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Interview with Yellow Dogs from Iran; Playing “Made in Iran” event in NYC next week.

Yellow Dogs are a 4-piece post-punk band from Iran who are not legally allowed to play in their home country. As it turns out, the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance deems their music unfit for their conservative society, and the band will be arrested if they go home. If you would, I’d like you […]

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Dopapod Interview with Neal “Fro” Evans; Playing Catskill Chill

Talk about a band that has its name come up everywhere lately! Dopapod do not appear to be holding anything back in recent months, and their tenacity and dedication appears to be paying off very well. The 4-piece group has logged many miles and performed at some of the best festivals the US has to […]

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