SummerStage has announced its 2019 lineup of over 100 free shows which happen at NYC parks in all five boroughs, including Japanese Breakfast, Big Freedia, FELA! The Concert, Young M.A, The Wailers, Parquet Courts, The Mountain Goats, Corinne Bailey Rae, Alvvays, and more.
Independent label Mexican Summer is celebrating its 10th anniversary and, like they did for their fifth anniversary, are throwing a big party at Pioneer Works w/ Jefre Cantu-Ledesma, Arp, Pill, Drugdealer, Tonstartssbandht, FJ McMahon and Quilt, plus Jess Williamson, Allah-Las, Part Time, Ariel Pink , and more.
This week in the Indie Basement: influential C86 comp gets another sequel; the crisp-but-melted pop of Chicago's Deeper, plus new singles from Smokescreens (members of Terry Malts), Sweden's Les Big Byrd, and Arp.
Arp (aka NYC artist/musician Alexis Georgopoulos) just released the Pulsars e Quasars EP via Mexican Summer. A mix of cosmic pop and even spacier instrumentals, the new EP falls somewhere between Slowdive and Broadcast on the shoegaze spectrum...