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Friday First: Late Guest at the Party Drop Sophomore LP, Repeater

Friday First: Late Guest at the Party Drop Sophomore LP, Repeater

 

Friday First: Brooklyn Electro Pop Crew Candide

Friday First: Brooklyn Electro Pop Crew Candide

This week’s Friday First features Brooklyn electro pop duo Candide and an exclusive stream of their first EP Don’t You Go, out June 24th on Zappruder Records

Friday First: Videos from Crazy Pills, Throw Vision & Winkie

Friday First: Videos from Crazy Pills, Throw Vision & Winkie

This week’s Friday First is a triple-whammy, featuring 3 brand new videos from 3 local NYC bands

Friday First: BOYTOY’s Garage-Punk Vibe on “Shallow Town”

Friday First: BOYTOY’s Garage-Punk Vibe on “Shallow Town”

This week we are head-bobbing to fantastically energetic Brooklyn rockers BOYTOY’s song “Shallow Town” from their self-titled EP out May 13. Friday First is a weekly column devoted to premiering new music from local, national, and international artists. BOYTOY’s sassy sound is a smart and timely blend of modern garage rock with a 90’s pop-punk vibe. Their sound falls among the rankss […]

Friday First: Stargazy Release Grandiose Guitar-Pop in “Soft Words”

Friday First: Stargazy Release Grandiose Guitar-Pop in “Soft Words”

This week’s Friday First features the exclusive premiere of “Soft Words” from New York indie rock group Stargazy and their second EP The Fashion, out May 27th

Friday First: Halcyon & Surrounding Areas, New Bushwick Loft LP from The Library is on Fire

Friday First: Halcyon & Surrounding Areas, New Bushwick Loft LP from The Library is on Fire

This week we’re sharing Halcyon & Surrounding Areas, the new LP from Bushwick locals The Library Is On Fire. The muddled album soars in loud, thrashing songs as well in gentle lo-fi lullabies, contradictory messages of gloom and optimism peeking through the fuzz in bold guitars and and sensual, moody, vocals. Friday First is a weekly column devoted to premiering new music from local, […]

Friday First: 10 Record Store Day Must-Hear Releases

Friday First: 10 Record Store Day Must-Hear Releases

This week’s FF features 10 brand spanking new releases coming out tomorrow, Saturday April 19th, specifically for Record Store Day

Friday First: Shy Hunters Bring Neo-psychedelic, Indie-Pop Sound in “Right World”

Friday First: Shy Hunters Bring Neo-psychedelic, Indie-Pop Sound in “Right World”

This week’s Friday First features the exclusive premiere of track “Right World” of debut album from Shy Hunters

Friday First: Cosmonaut’s “Radio Silence”

Friday First: Cosmonaut’s “Radio Silence”

Today we premiere a brand new song and video from NYC’s own alternative rock band Cosmonaut! They kick off an April residency at Piano’s on April 8th

Friday First: Seasick Mama’s Cheeky “Gimme Something More To Work With.”

Friday First: Seasick Mama’s Cheeky “Gimme Something More To Work With.”

Yikes, our pals at The Wild Honey Pie have sure been busy

Friday First: Two Twins

Friday First: Two Twins

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Friday First: Future Punx “999/Livin’ in a Movie” 7″ Premiere

Friday First: Future Punx “999/Livin’ in a Movie” 7″ Premiere

In this latest Friday First, we’re re-visiting some old friends; old friends from the future, that is (whoa, how meta)

Friday First: Meet Me Incognito by The Bottom Dollars

Friday First: Meet Me Incognito by The Bottom Dollars

This week’s Friday First features the full-length album Meet Me In Cognito from co-presenters of our own The Holy Smokes Festival, the Bushwick-based bluesy rockers The Bottom Dollars

Friday First: “Phantom Girl” by Clouder

Friday First: “Phantom Girl” by Clouder

In this week’s Friday First, we’re pumped to premiere the new single from Clouder, whose psych-influenced, otherworldly sounds are crafted right here in Bushwick. On their latest track, “Phanton Girl”, these stellar locals evoke the droney, dreamy noise of the past, but also glance towards the future. Needless to say, we dig it! Friday First […]

Friday First: Total Slacker Full Length “Slip Away”

Friday First: Total Slacker Full Length “Slip Away”

This week’s Friday First features the full-length album Slip Away from Bushwick babes gone big, Total Slacker. Friday First is a weekly column premiering brand spanking new releases from local, national, and international bands. Total Slacker’s second album hit the airwaves earlier this week on Black Bell/ADA Records, following 2011’s lo-fi debut Thrashin’. The band is known for their quirky sense of […]

Friday First: “Change Course” by NZ-based Claypipe

Friday First: “Change Course” by NZ-based Claypipe

This week’s Friday First features an exclusive track from the New Zealand-based noise/drone/pop duo of Antony Milton and Clayton Noone, aka Claypipe. Drone and Pop aren’t two genres we normally see listed next to each other, but listening  further into A Daylight Blessing, which will be released on March 3rd on MIE Records, you’ll hear why. Friday First is […]

Friday First: How To Be Topp’s EP Offshore Accounts

Friday First: How To Be Topp’s EP Offshore Accounts

This week’s Friday First column features an exclusive stream of BK newcomers How To Be Topp‘s EP, Offshore Accounts. The 4-song album came out last night and was celebrated with a rocking show at Shea Stadium with headliners (and BD faves) Zula. Friday First is a weekly column premiering brand spanking new releases from local […]

Friday First: The Nuclears’ This Is How We Party [Stream]

Friday First: The Nuclears’ This Is How We Party [Stream]

This week’s Friday First is an exclusive stream of Bushwick rock’n’roll ragers The Nuclears‘ brand new LP, This is How We Party, hitting stands January 28th. The Nuclears are referred to as “New York City’s primo beer-chugging, sci-fi-referencing, leather-jacket-wearing rock & roll band” for good reason; their long-awaited new album is a joyous rollercoaster of a […]

Friday First: Ponyhof Featuring Will Butler- “Tiger”

Friday First: Ponyhof Featuring Will Butler- “Tiger”

A few weeks ago, we were thrilled to chat with the multi-talented Carrie Erving, mastermind of Bushwick’s own Ponyhof, in the first edition of our brand new series Upstairs Invite

Friday First: Grass Is Green “Sammy So-Sick”

Friday First: Grass Is Green “Sammy So-Sick”

This week’s Friday First spotlights “Sammy So-Sick,” the latest single from Boston alt-punks Grass Is Green

Friday First: The Love Supreme’s New 7″ I Want You

Friday First: The Love Supreme’s New 7″ I Want You

This week’s Friday First features Bushwick-local band The Love Supreme whose new 7″ I Want You will be officially released on Saturday, January 11

Friday First: The Echo Friendly’s “Panic”

Friday First: The Echo Friendly’s “Panic”

This week’s Friday First features local band The Echo Friendly, who just put out their heartwrenching single, “Panic

Friday First: The Denzels “Blow”

Friday First: The Denzels “Blow”

This next installment of Friday First spotlights local Bushwick favorites and all-around awesome dudes, The Denzels

Friday First: “Goes Black” Video by Big Ups

Friday First: “Goes Black” Video by Big Ups

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Friday First: “Horse” from Walking Shapes

Friday First: “Horse” from Walking Shapes

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Friday First: Slonk Donkerson “Watching Every Channel at Once”

Friday First: Slonk Donkerson “Watching Every Channel at Once”

This week’s Friday First features local BK band Slonk Donkerson, who just came out with a new video this week, “Watching Every Channel at Once