Varick Breaks into Brooklyn’s Electronic Scene With “Boundless” Track & EP

NYC always welcomes addition to their indie music coterie, and EDM remains its one sub-category of persistent sprawl. Newcomer Varick is one of its freshest faces, a complex alt-electro twofold with nebulous, Thom Yorke-ish moments of darkwave reality-descent and jolts of wide-eyed, pulsating trance. His experimental, dual-mood modus—a mashed-influence result of early-age classical training and…

Governors Ball 2015 Lineup Announced; Drake Headlines

The East Coast’s Coachella, a more hipster-free music fest alternative…or more commonly known as NYC’s 3-day music affair, Governors Ball,–announced this June’s lineup this past week. Like the wilder Indio, CA festival, Drake is the headliner,–amongst some of the most obscure, wonderfully weird, and indie counterparts. Other notable attractions include Marina and the Diamonds, The…

Review: TV on the Radio-‘Seeds’

Another stint in their 12-year, voltaic art-rock career,┬áSeeds is TV on the Radio’s pulsating, public re-entry by way of new, pleasant discombobulation. It’s also their first work in three years, following the loss of bassist Gerard Smith to cancer during the release of Nine Types of Light (2011).┬áThe EP runs the instrumental gamut, from handbell-tinkling,…