One can never see everything at CMJ, but I did make it out to one last late night showcase for Black Taxi as the 2012 marathon drew to a close.
Twin Shadow brings lovely, thick swaths of melodrama to the stage in DC.
It’s the week of the CMJ Music Marathon in New York and that means you can’t walk two feet in the Village without running into some band, or a hipster or even worse, a music critic.
Savoir Adore celebrate the release of Our Nature with a show in Brooklyn just before they start out on a busy tour and some CMJ appearances. Photos and album stream are here.
Rachael Yamagata, and her friends, sold out a four night residency at Rockwood Music Hall in September.
The Iranian director sets his latest film in Japan (in Japanese) with newcomers. The pervasive discomfort throughout manages to linger after the film ends, but the viewer is left to determine the conclusion.
The crowd at the sold out Terminal 5 show sang happy birthday to Steven Ellison, better known as Flying Lotus, twice. Ellison, along with his Brainfeeder crew, is in the midst of a NYC takeover to support his new album, Until the Quiet Comes.
Finding and decorating a spacious living room in New York is a challenge. Tatzu Nishi decided he would build his own, right around the statue of Columbus. But don't worry, as an artistic endeavor, it's open to the public.
Frank Ocean's unfortunately abbreviated set was likely the main draw for the first night of All Tomorrow's Parties in NYC.
The 2012 Social Good Summit spread out across three days in New York and across the world, with events in Beijing and Nairobi, through the technology of Mashable and Meetup. Panels and discussions ensued about the role individuals, particularly youths, and technology play in influencing the "global conversation".