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The Accidentals Release “Cityview” Today, Winner Of 2021 New Folk Song Award Photo The Accidentals Release “Cityview” Today, Winner Of 2021 New Folk Song Award
by A.A. Cristi - August 27, 2021

The Accidentals released “Cityview” today. The 3rd single off the upcoming Vessel album, 'Cityview' is the song that won a 2021 New Folk Song Award for Sav Buist. View video here....
Bad Bad Hats Debut 'Walkman' Single Photo Bad Bad Hats Debut 'Walkman' Single
by Sarah Jae Leiber - August 16, 2021

Despite it’s lyrical praise for “heavy metal, rock and roll”, the mid-tempo tune owes as much to pop and country traditions as it does the rock canon....
The Linda Lindas Release New Track 'Oh!' Photo The Linda Lindas Release New Track 'Oh!'
by TV News Desk - July 21, 2021

Along with the track, the band share their colorful and fun video directed by Ryan Baxley (Best Coast, The Regrettes, Charlie Hanson) featuring American skateboarder and photographer Ray Barbee. ...
DOROTHY Announces Fall North American Tour Photo DOROTHY Announces Fall North American Tour
by Sarah Jae Leiber - July 20, 2021

Directed by frequent Smashing Pumpkins collaborator and visual artist, Linda Strawberry, the bold video for “What’s Coming To Me” features spiritual iconography, striking costumes and a full-on exorcism -- a moving depiction that foreshadows a new and defiant era for the songstress. ...
The Accidentals Announce New Album 'Vessel' and 2021 Tour Dates Photo The Accidentals Announce New Album 'Vessel' and 2021 Tour Dates
by Sarah Jae Leiber - July 16, 2021

“Go Getter,” the first single off the album, has a catchy-as-hell melody with a much-needed message – “Shake off the pressure, sometimes you’ve gotta burn it down to build it better.” ...
Matthew Stevens Will Release 'Pittsburgh,' a Solo Acoustic Guitar Album Photo Matthew Stevens Will Release 'Pittsburgh,' a Solo Acoustic Guitar Album
by TV News Desk - June 28, 2021

By September 2020, Stevens was hunkering down in his wife’s family's hometown of Pittsburgh, still busy with adjunct teaching (virtually) at Baltimore’s Peabody Institute while navigating his way through the crisis....
The Accidentals To Embark On Fall Tour With Sawyer Fredericks Photo The Accidentals To Embark On Fall Tour With Sawyer Fredericks
by TV News Desk - June 09, 2021

This tour is not the first time The Accidentals have collaborated with Fredericks. The Accidentals’ Larson and Buist contributed two songs to Fredericks’ recent Flowers For You album—“Lies You Tell” and “Days Go By”—and were also featured in the video for “Lies You Tell.”...
Prog Legends Nektar's 'Vinyl Sides Live' Tour to Kick Off September 2021 Photo Prog Legends Nektar's 'Vinyl Sides Live' Tour to Kick Off September 2021
by Sarah Jae Leiber - June 07, 2021

Founding member Mo Moore says, “After doing 31 dates at the beginning of 2020 and getting into tour shape, we were stopped in our tracks by COVID.”...
Composer Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate Releases LOWAK SHOPPALA on Azica Records Photo Composer Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate Releases LOWAK SHOPPALA on Azica Records
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 04, 2021

Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate today released the recording of Lowak Shoppala' (Fire and Light) on Azica Records. Lowak Shoppala' expresses Chickasaw identity through the medium of modern classical music and theatre through eight scenes and features orchestra, narration of a libretto by Chickasaw poet...
Sawyer Fredericks Announces 2021 Fall Tour Dates With The Accidentals Photo Sawyer Fredericks Announces 2021 Fall Tour Dates With The Accidentals
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 25, 2021

This will be Sawyer’s first tour supporting his Spring of 2020 release, Flowers For You, as his planned album release tour was canceled due to the pandemic, and will be an album release tour for The Accidentals as they release their long-awaited Vessel album.  ...
Jazz Journalists Association Announces 2021 Jazz Awards Winners Photo Jazz Journalists Association Announces 2021 Jazz Awards Winners
by A.A. Cristi - May 07, 2021

As trending in the greater jazz community, creative women earned significant recognition: Composer-orchestra leader Maria Schneider, whose album Data Lords (ArtistShare) is Record of the Year, and drummer-producer educator Terri Lyne Carrington, Jazz Musician of the Year, won multiple awards. Women ...
2021 JJA Jazz Awards Winners Announced Photo 2021 JJA Jazz Awards Winners Announced
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 06, 2021

See all results of JJA members' 25th annual voting in 47 categories that honor writers, photographers, broadcasters, books, documentaries, podcasts and live-stream productions as well as musicians' achievements, at JAJazzAwards.org.  ...
Composer Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate to Release LOWAK SHOPPALA On Azica Records Photo Composer Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate to Release LOWAK SHOPPALA On Azica Records
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 20, 2021

On Friday, June 4, 2021, composer Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate will release the world premiere recording of Lowak Shoppala' (Fire and Light) on Azica Records. Commissioned by American Composers Forum, the 2009 staged world premiere of Lowak Shoppala' featured the Chickasaw Nation Dance Troupe....
Joe Lovano & Dave Douglas Announce Third Sound Prints LP 'Other Worlds' Photo Joe Lovano & Dave Douglas Announce Third Sound Prints LP 'Other Worlds'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - February 09, 2021

Saxophonist Joe Lovano and trumpeter Dave Douglas debuted their extraordinary Sound Prints quintet on Blue Note Records in 2013, the year of Wayne Shorter’s 80th birthday....
Composer, Vibraphonist and Marimbist Patricia Brennan Releases New Video 'Solar' Photo Composer, Vibraphonist and Marimbist Patricia Brennan Releases New Video 'Solar'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - January 06, 2021

New York based vibraphonist, marimbist, improviser and composer Patricia Brennan has released the fourth video from her forthcoming debut full length album Maquishti, out January 15, 2021 on the Valley of Search label.  ...
Peter Kronreif & Wayfarers to Release “Aeronautics” February 5 Photo Peter Kronreif & Wayfarers to Release “Aeronautics” February 5
by A.A. Cristi - November 25, 2020

A native of Salzburg, Austria and a sought-after drummer on the New York jazz scene since 2010, Brooklyn-based Peter Kronreif unveils an inspired book of original compositions on Aeronautics — his follow-up to 2010's Gloaming, also featuring his talent-rich group Wayfarers. ...
Linda Gail Lewis Releases Timely New Single 'Oh Pandemic' Photo Linda Gail Lewis Releases Timely New Single 'Oh Pandemic'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - November 13, 2020

Linda Gail Lewis released “Oh Pandemic”, a soulful, blues-filled track that laments contemporary experiences of living during the global pandemic....
The Smashing Pumpkins Reveal Two New Tracks 'Ramona' & 'Wyttch' Photo The Smashing Pumpkins Reveal Two New Tracks 'Ramona' & 'Wyttch'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - October 30, 2020

Legendary GRAMMY Award-winning alternative rock band The Smashing Pumpkins continue to tease their highly anticipated, Billy Corgan-produced double-album CYR, with two new tracks; Wyttch and Ramona. The latter comes with an official music video....
The Smashing Pumpkins Release Two New Tracks Photo The Smashing Pumpkins Release Two New Tracks
by Sarah Jae Leiber - September 25, 2020

Following the announcement of their highly anticipated double album, ‘CYR,’ The Smashing Pumpkins have released two additional tracks...
The Smashing Pumpkins Return With Two New Tracks Photo The Smashing Pumpkins Return With Two New Tracks
by Sarah Jae Leiber - August 28, 2020

GRAMMY® Award-winning, critically-acclaimed alternative rock luminaries, The Smashing Pumpkins return with two new tracks....
BWW Exclusive: In Honor of Gay Pride - THE 101 GREATEST LGBTQ SONGS/ANTHEMS OF ALL TI Photo BWW Exclusive: In Honor of Gay Pride - THE 101 GREATEST LGBTQ SONGS/ANTHEMS OF ALL TIME - from Judy Garland to Lady Gaga, from Gloria Gaynor to Frank Ocean
by Peter Nason - June 24, 2020

Happy Gay Pride! BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest LGBTQ songs and anthems from 1920-2020. See if your favorite songs or artists made the grade!...
BWW Exclusive: THE BEATLES 101 GREATEST SONGS OF ALL TIME - Ranking the Best of John, Photo BWW Exclusive: THE BEATLES 101 GREATEST SONGS OF ALL TIME - Ranking the Best of John, Paul, George & Ringo (Including Their Solo Hits)
by Peter Nason - May 12, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest Beatles songs, including some of the fab four's solo works. They're all here: 'Twist and Shout,' 'In My Life,' 'Helter Skelter,' 'Imagine,' 'Something,' 'Maybe I'm Amazed,' 'Let It Be.' See if your favorites made the grade!...
Live From Our Living Rooms: An Online Music Festival and Fundraiser Runs April 1st th Photo Live From Our Living Rooms: An Online Music Festival and Fundraiser Runs April 1st through April 7th
by Kaitlin Milligan - March 26, 2020

Work for NYC's musicians has come to a halt due to the COVID-19 pandemic as performances have been cancelled and venues have closed indefinitely. Live From Our Living Rooms Music Festival and Fundraiser will help to fill in the gap for struggling musicians by bringing the joy of music live-streamed ...
Trace Mountains Shares New Single 'Rock & Roll' And Announces Spring Tour Dates Photo Trace Mountains Shares New Single 'Rock & Roll' And Announces Spring Tour Dates
by Kaitlin Milligan - March 05, 2020

Trace Mountains (aka LVL UP's Dave Benton) shared 'Rock & Roll,' the new single from his new album, Lost In The Country. FLOOD Magazine, who premiered the song and profiled Benton today, is saying ''Rock & Roll' deals with some pretty heavy existential concepts while remaining tonally very calm,' ad...
Alice Bag's 'Sister Dynamite' LP Out April 24 Photo Alice Bag's 'Sister Dynamite' LP Out April 24
by Abigail Charpentier - February 25, 2020

L.A. punk icon Alice Bag has announced her new album Sister Dynamite, due out April 24 on In The Red Records. Her third solo effort, the album marks a thrilling return to the full-throttle punk that Bag pioneered with her legendary first-wave punk band, The Bags. An unbridled celebration of communit...