Blitz Kids’ “Keep Swinging”; Emily Hearn Set to Erupt

Photo/ Your eyes are deceiving you. In the videos embedded below, rising UK band Blitz Kids perform a track and sit down for a chat for A-Sides in arguably the cleanest NYC subway car you’ve ever seen. They run free, sit or sing calmly, and literally don’t go anywhere. Yep, this car doesn’t actually run, ..

It “Never Gets Old” with Penguin Prison; “Something Good” with Dead Sara

Penguin Prison – photo by Apologies to Bartholomew Cubbins (just Google it), Pengiun Prison may have you beat by the amount of hats he wears. Born Christopher Glover, the New York-based musician has done it from singing to songwriting to producing to DJing. On May 5, he’ll drop his second album Lost In New ..

One Month Later, Savannah Stopover Still Resonates

Created with Watch you will. Sometimes it’s OK to be yesterday’s news… even in this now-now-now world! As we find ourselves between Coachella weekends and the SXSW hangover has subsided, I wanted to drop some props to the 5th Annual Savannah Stopover Music Festival, which killed it from March 5-7 with 100 artists performing in ..

Ride the Retro and ‘Trip Into’ Jeremy and the Harlequins

If there were a GPS that directed you to ultra-cool rockers based in New York City, you’d likely be directed immediately to Jeremy and the Harlequins. Obviously, I say that s assuming you’ve updated your satellites. Speaking of which, is that still a thing? I use my phone. Anyway, the ever-so-retro Jeremy and The Harlequins ..

‘Lovin’ On’ Cary Brothers; Recruiting Ex-Cops

It’s hard to believe Zach Braff’s outstanding coming-of-age flick Garden State is approaching its 11th anniversary. This A) makes me — probably you — feel old but B) makes me gleam from ear-to-ear because the film as well as its classic soundtrack still hold up and carries the same weight it did in 2004. Among ..

Brian Wilson and the Summer of 2015

The irony wasn’t lost on me. Neither was the level of awesomeness. A few weeks ago, I was stuck in my car during a snowstorm awaiting a phone call from a legendary Beach Boy. As the phone rang – and with my frozen laptop fully charged, music legend Brian Wilson, a man synonymous with making ..

“I Am Froot!” – Marina and the Diamonds Shining Bright

They say diamonds are a girl’s best friend. Well, Marina And The Diamonds have long been your ears BFFs – both of ‘em. The band fronted by the beautifully talented Marina Diamandis, dropped her third album entitled FROOT last week, and it’s almost certainly going to propel MTD her/them to such great heights. The title ..


AWOLNATION’S “Sail” had a boomerang effect on radio. It was released in early 2011, killed it on alt-rock charts months later, hit the mainstream Billboard charts by year’s end, dropped off of the countdown some five months later, and stormed right back a year later en route to going six-times platinum. Not every song has ..