North Americans

Matt Kivel (Princeton) readies new LP; R Stevie Moore, Fred Thomas, Alasdair Roberts, more cover him for a comp (stream)
Matt Kivel (Princeton) readies new LP; R Stevie Moore, Fred Thomas, Alasdair Roberts, more cover him for a comp (stream)
One half of brotherly pop duo Princeton, Matt Kivel also makes music on his own, having released two underheard/underrated solo albums -- Double Exposure in 2013 (on Olde English Spelling Bee) and Days of Being Wild in 2014 (on Woodsist)...
What’s going on Thursday? (Perfume Genius, Modest Mouse, Taking Back Sunday, JD Samson, Megafortress & more)
What’s going on Thursday? (Perfume Genius, Modest Mouse, Taking Back Sunday, JD Samson, Megafortress & more)
You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... Perfume Genius, Jenny Hval @ Stage 48 Perfume Genius made a big leap forward on last year's excellent Too Bright, which moved beyond sparse piano torch songs and into wildly different sonic territory...
electronic music at CMJ: The Range, Ejecta, Lee Bannon, Just Blaze, Kelela, Com Truise, Blue Sky Black Death & more
electronic music at CMJ: The Range, Ejecta, Lee Bannon, Just Blaze, Kelela, Com Truise, Blue Sky Black Death & more
We recently discussed some of the hip hop at CMJ, and now here's a breakdown of some of the electronic music. On Thursday (10/17), Cascine and Driftless Recordings are doing a showcase at Cameo which includes Italians Do It Better co-founder Mike Simonetti, Finnish duo Shine 2009 (stream their new album below), Ejecta (aka the new collaboration of Ford & Lopatin's Joel Ford and Neon Indian's Leanne Macomber -- stream some tracks below), Heavenly Beat, Rush Midnight (aka former Twin Shadow bassist Russ Manning), North Americans, and DJ sets from Korallreven and Bruce Smear...