Track Premiere – Gentleman Brawlers – The Bullet

Gentleman Brawlers are an electrifying Brooklyn group whose music draws from soul, psych, afrobeat, and electronic styles. The band's new single, "The Bullet" premieres today on Bored In Pittsburgh. "The Bullet" contains the same frenetic sense of energy as the rest of the Brawlers' music, wrapping itself tightly around a jittery, concentric guitar pattern and … Continue reading Track Premiere – Gentleman Brawlers – The Bullet

Art Is The Blessing – A Q+A With Veteran Brooklyn Rapper K.Burns

Photo provided by artist K.Burns is a Brooklyn wordsmith and rapper who delivers gritty dispatches from the underside of the Big Apple. Listening to Burns's music feels like being plunged headfirst into a black & white Mafioso film, dusty drum loops and cinematic strings setting the stage for his vividly worded tales. K.Burns was kind … Continue reading Art Is The Blessing – A Q+A With Veteran Brooklyn Rapper K.Burns

Daily Discovery 09.30.19

Groke-The Friendly Gigantactis Groke, a DJ from Bristol, UK, makes bioluminescent bangers that sound like they're rattling up from the depths of the Mariana Trench. "The Friendly Gigantactis," from Groke's new EP, The Dark Deep (Mad Zoo), has a woozy, aquatic sway that brings to mind images of an undersea rave, complete with neon-tentacled jellyfish … Continue reading Daily Discovery 09.30.19

Each Limb Playing Its Own Rhythm — A Q+A With Psychedelic Electro-Rockers Gentleman Brawlers

Photo provided by the artist Gentleman Brawlers are a Brooklyn-based band that electrified the Javor Croatian National Hall at the 2019 Deutschtown Music Festival last month. Blending electronic, psychedelic, and afrobeat styles, the group whips up a frenetic cyclone of energy, palpable both in person and on record (but especially in person). Vocalist/keyboardist Becca Fox, … Continue reading Each Limb Playing Its Own Rhythm — A Q+A With Psychedelic Electro-Rockers Gentleman Brawlers

Deutschtown Music Festival Artist Spotlight–Gentleman Brawlers

Part 6 of the 2019 Deutschtown Music Festival In Review Photo "borrowed" from the band's Facebook Gentleman Brawlers are a Brooklyn, NY six-piece outfit that draws influence from afrobeat, funk, and psychedelic music. They're one of those groups that is so transcendent live that it feels almost pointless to try and describe them. Give some love … Continue reading Deutschtown Music Festival Artist Spotlight–Gentleman Brawlers

Daily Discovery-Memory Music-Fabric of Memory

This morning's find comes from the new album Emergence by the Brooklyn, NY collective Memory Music. Drawing just as heavily from the drifting textures of ambient as it does from John Coltrane-circa-A Love Supreme-style free jazz, the song "Fabric of Memory" is difficult to classify. I found it helpful to use the title as a … Continue reading Daily Discovery-Memory Music-Fabric of Memory