Omar Apollo, born Omar Velasco, arrived in the spotlight 21st-century style. The singer-songwriter wrote some tunes on his guitar after going through a bad breakup, uploaded them to a few streaming platforms, and woke up one day to find that he’d racked up tens of thousands of listens to his single “Ugotme” overnight. Since then […]
Friends! The Musical Parody? More like a musical parasite, amirite?
This cruise-ship-ready cash grab is 90s nostalgia run amok.
Though they play it safe, White Lies provide a gateway to Joy Division and the Smiths for a new generation of punks
On last October’s Friends (BMG) White Lies have almost all of the ingredients for greatness: the lean and direct rhythms of early U2, the airy synths of 154-era Wire, and the hopeful-albeit-dark melodic sense of New Order. But the one major component missing from this London-based postpunk trio’s formula is the actual punk—these tunes are […]
Grungy local supergroup Lifestyles drop their debut album
Grungy local supergroup Lifestyles drop their debut album, Sooper Records launches with a self-titled 12-inch by Man Without a Head, and more.
Two friends share their love of denim
Asia and Avery model the wonders of a well-fitted denim item
Show us your . . . Instagram-famous French bulldog
Manny has his own T-shirt line, and you don’t.
Street View 076: Friends share their love in style
Isa Giallorenzo’s Street View 076, a special Valentine’s Day edition
Street View 022: Straight + Gay
Isa Giallorenzo’s Street View 021
Street View 006: Leopard + Bow
Isa Giallorenzo’s Street View 006
A Second Rate Imitation, Watered Down Simulation
Back and forth and then back and then forth again. Circles kinda make me dizzy and I can’t think clearly when I’m dizzy.
Through 4/26 — Free Coffee at Corner Bakery Cafe
Now through Mon 4/26, Corner Bakery Cafe is offering free coffee to customers seeking to “rekindle the lost art of conversation.”