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Dec 1, 2019

There’s no such thing as too much glen E. friedman. The legendary photographer released three books in 2019. Expanded reissues of two classics: Keep Your Eyes Open featuring the Fugazi photographs and DogTown: The Legend of the Z-Boys (with C.R. Stecyk III) about the West Los Angeles skateboard scene from 1975-1985....


Nov 14, 2019

When Benny Benack III decided to pursue both singing and playing the trumpet, it meant jazz fans got the best of both worlds. Equally exciting at both, Benny hails from a musical Pittsburgh family. He's currently based in Harlem and is prepping the release of his sophomore album, A Lot of Livin’ to Do, coming January...


Oct 26, 2019

With all due respect, Mikey Buishas’ solo project, 0 Stars, feels ill-named. That's actually a zero! The Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist has released one of the best of albums of 2019 with Blowing on a Marshmallow in Perpetuity. While its not-quite, half-hour playtime may feel slight, it more...


Sep 30, 2019

Emergence (The Process of Coming Into Being), the debut album from Mwenso and the Shakes is a live set, which makes sense considering the Harlem-based group has earned its reputation as a powerhouse stage act. Led by the London-raised, Sierra Leonean Michael Mwenso, the Shakes' Emergence is a collection of well-chosen...


Sep 22, 2019

Listening the music of Brooklyn indie label, Gentle Reminder, is like tuning into the best college radio station. This might not be a coincidence since label head Reese Higgins first cut his teeth in great music curation at his alma mater’s radio station, WMUC (University of Maryland, College Park). Originally from...