NYRMS Archive: Show review: This Century at Vibe Lounge

(Originally published on Examiner.com on July 29, 2011) On Sunday (7/24) night, pop band This Century brought their Young and Useless tour to the Vibe Lounge in Rockville Centre. Before the scheduled artists even took the stage, Vibe Lounge had a number of local singer-songwriters open. Unfortunately, most of these sets didn’t go over well,…

NYRMS Archive: Show review: Vans Warped Tour 2011 at Nassau Coliseum

(Originally published on Examiner.com on July 25, 2011) The Vans Warped Tour made its annual stop at Nassau Coliseum on Saturday (7/23), bringing with it it’s most eclectic roster in the tour’s 17 year history. As I went from stage to stage, I was noticing just how much this year’s line-up ran the gambit of…

NYRMS Archive: Interview: Lightouts

(Originally Published on Examiner.com on June 28, 2011) On June 22nd, Lightouts took the stage at Union Hall. I caught up with the band after the show to talk a little about the origins of the band, their influences, and the Brooklyn music scene. “Robert Smith, Emily Haines, where are you?” That’s the ad that…

NYRMS Archive: Show review: Uh Huh Her at Santos Party House

(Originally published on Examiner.com on May 10, 2011) On May 5th, Uh Huh Her played a show at Santos Party House, part of their nation-wide tour following their just released six song Black and Blue EP. I hate to say this about a live show, but this show wasn’t that memorable for me. That is…

NYRMS Archive: Interview: Uh Huh Her

(Originally published on Examiner.com on May 10, 2011) Uh Huh Her recently released a new EP, titled Black and Blue, to an outstanding reception from fans. The EP debuted at number one on the iTunes electronic music chart. The band is currently on tour in support of Black and Blue. They are also getting ready…