NYC’s Queer Liberation March 2020 was a joyous display of resistance (pics)
While the NYPD descended on the march late in the day, arresting at least four people and using pepper spray, they could not sully the entirety of the march or the meaning behind it.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez helped celebrate Juneteenth in Queens (pics, video)
In Queens, a group of a few hundred marched to Flushing Meadows Park to mark Juneteenth, the annual celebration of the end of slavery in the US.
Control Top played Union Pool w/ Weeping Icon & Privacy Issues (pics)
All three bands fit perfectly together on the bill, sonically building from the more stripped down Privacy Issues, to the dark and brooding Weeping Icon, and finally the fiery and intense Control Top.
that dog. played Warsaw with Adult Mom & Craig Wedren (pics, review, setlist)
that dog. expressed their thanks and gratitude to the fans throughout the set and then more specifically by thanking them for helping them get OLD LP made through crowdfunding, Waronker admitting that she was inspired to make a new album in the first place because of the fans and their reaction to &…
Downtown Boys, Clear Channel & Big Huge @ Union Pool (pics, review)
The mood in the room at Union Pool on Sunday night was jovial and fun, with the crowd dancing as if there was no tomorrow, but the radical politics of Downtown Boys are always firmly at the forefront of their music and at their shows, with this night being no different.
Cave In played Bowery Ballroom w/ War on Women & Lazer/Wulf (pics, setlist)
It was Cave In's first NYC show since Caleb Scofield passed away (with Converge's Nate Newton in his place), and Caleb's spirit was felt all night...
IDLES & Preoccupations’ tour went out with bang at Terminal 5 (pics, setlist)
IDLES lit up the room from the moment they stepped on stage til the moment the last notes rang out, with the crowd matching pace, jumping and screaming along to every song while crowd surfers swarmed towards the stage in a steady stream...
Team Dresch returned to NYC w/ Des Ark (pics, review, videos)
All four members delivered blistering performances and were totally locked in with each other as if no time at all had passed since they were regularly playing and touring...
Punk Island 2019: pics and review (Choking Victim, World/Inferno, Days N Daze, more)
The annual free, all-ages, all-DIY punk fest brought nearly 100 bands to NYC's Randall's Island on Saturday.