Concert Photos

Alex G at Baby’s All Right (April 15, 2015)

By Will Oliver, April 24th 2015

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I guess you can say that I’m now addicted to seeing Alex G perform live. There’s just something about the Philadelphia-based songwriter that has me captivated and wanting more, no matter how many times I see him live. I certainly couldn’t pass up a chance at seeing him at Baby’s All Right last Wednesday, especially at the best music venue in New York at the moment.
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Flo Morrissey at Caffe Vivaldi (April 14, 2015)

By Will Oliver, April 22nd 2015

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20-year-old Londoner Flo Morrissey may not be a name you’re familiar with at the moment, but that will change in due time. She’s a new signee to Glassnote Records, who will release her debut album Tomorrow Will Be Beautiful on July 17.

Last Tuesday night I caught a more than intimate performance from Morrissey, who played at Caffe Vivaldi to a small crowd who huddled around the select tables and chairs packed in the tiny cafe. There was something romantic about hearing her perform in a cafe amongst the sounds of espresso being made and passing cars on the street outside. She performed a stunning 30-minute performance of highlights from Tomorrow Will Be Beautiful such as lead single “Pages Of Gold.” She also included a cover of Tuxedomoon’s “In A Manner Of Speaking,” which you could have mistaken for one of her own songs if you didn’t know any better.

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Morrissey is still a relatively new live performer, and showed some understandable nerves here and there. During the second song “Show Me,” she told us she almost forgot the words to the song, which threw her off as she wrote it when she was 15. The last two songs of her set (“Why” + “If You Can’t Love This All Goes Away”) were piano based, and showed a passionate delicacy that swept me off my feet. She’s a surefire talent, instantly winning me, and the rest of the audience, over with her captivating vocals and natural songwriting ability.

Acquaint yourself with Morrissey and catch her in a tiny place while the opportunity presents itself. She’ll be captivating large audiences in no time.

Find the setlist and some more photos posted below.

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2. Show Me – almost forgot the words for the first time ever – she wrote it when she was 15
3. Pages Of Gold
4. In A Manner Of Speaking (Tuxedomoon Cover)
5. Sleeplessly Dreaming
6. Why
7. If You Can’t Love This All Goes Away

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Last week Sunflower Bean returned to New York for a welcome home show at Baby’s All Right, after a tour across the country based around their many SXSW dates. It seems that every time I see them more and more people are talking about them and excited to see them play. And for good reason. Anytime the young New York trio are playing New York, you can bet I’ll make my best effort to come out and watch them rock out. I wasn’t alone, as the crowd at Baby’s included Julian Casablancas and Dev Hynes.
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Photos: Shlohmo at Irving Plaza (April 11, 2015)

By Will Oliver, April 21st 2015

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All photos by Dana Pacifco

On Saturday April 11 L.A. producer Shlohmo spread his sounds across a packed Irving Plaza. The show was a part of his tour for his newly released album Dark Red, which is out now via True Panther Sounds.

Our photographer Dana Pacifco was on hand to capture some photos of Shlohmo’s performance, as well as Berlin-based producer Purple, who opened the show.

Find all the photos posted below.
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It’s not too often I’m drawn to see shows at big, old fashioned theaters such as the historic Beacon Theatre. Although the spaces are undoubtedly beautiful, some artists just aren’t meant to be seen at large spaces. Based upon the quiet and intimate nature of Sufjan Stevens’ pitch perfect new album Carrie & Lowell, you wouldn’t be wrong for being somewhat wary about seeing him at The Beacon. Yet, this is Sufjan Stevens, one of the best songwriters of our generation, playing what is likely to end up as one of the – if not the – best albums of the year. It was in fact, a match made in heaven.
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Sales at Baby’s All Right (April 10, 2015)

By Will Oliver, April 20th 2015

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On April 10 hot rising duo Sales came to play a packed out Baby’s All Right. The Orlando, Florida, duo of Lauren Morgan and Jordan Shih have been making a name for themselves over the past few months, hot off their buzzy single “Chinese New Year.” The easy to love track came from their debut self-titled EP, which was released last fall.
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On April 8 Jose Gonzalez made his solo return to New York City for a sold out performance at Music Hall of Williamsburg. It wasn’t so much a show, but rather a spiritual journey that took his fans to a much more special place in both their heads and hearts. The stop was the first of a two night New York run (Webster Hall came two nights later) in support of his new album Vestiges & Claws, out now via Mute Records.
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Photos: Chet Faker at Terminal 5 (April 7, 2015)

By Will Oliver, April 15th 2015

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All photos by Dana Pacifico

Soulful Australian electronic musician Chet Faker has seen a fast and steady rise in no time. It was just this time last year that he released his debut album Built on Glass, but he’s already hit the big time. He returned to New York City for a set of three sold out shows at Terminal 5, an impressive feat no matter who you are.

Our very own Dana Pacifico was at hand for their show on April 7, capturing photos of both Faker and Orlando producer XXYYXX, who opened the show. Find shots of both artists posted below.

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Diarrhea Planet at Bowery Ballroom (April 4, 2015)

By Will Oliver, April 15th 2015

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If Diarrhea Planet are playing live, there’s no reason not go. The rowdy six-piece garage rockers from Nashville have earned every bit of their reputation as one of the wildest live shows you can find. I’ve seen them nearly a half a dozen times live now, and each time is just as fun and memorable as the last. On April 4 the group played their largest New York show to date (not counting last year’s Governors Ball performance of course) with a sold out performance at Bowery Ballroom.
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