Musicians

26 Mar 2018

We wanna send you and your bae to see Alvvays, The Drums and Frankie Rose!

Alvvays released their second full-length, Antisocialites, this last September. The album is followed-up to their critically acclaimed debut album which received accolades from Pitchfork, NPR, Rolling Stone and more. Across its 10 tracks and 33 minutes the Toronto-based group dive back into the deep-end of reckless romance and altered dates.

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09 Dec 2015

We have free tickets to J. Fernandez @ Bottom of the Hill!

  Born to Filipino immigrant parents, Chicago-based J.Fernandez spends his days as a cartographer/map-maker. By night, Fernandez navigates his own personal world of musical endeavors, drawing on the influences of early electronic music, pop and psychedelia. J Fernandez’s debut album “Many Levels Of Laughter” will be released June 9, 2015. He

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05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

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13 Apr 2015

Deadline to Sign up for Make Music New York 2015 Is April 29

< It's that time of year for musicians to perform for Make Music New York’s FREE musical event is nearing. If you want to be a part of the festivities or organize your own small concert on June 21 with the help of MMNY, the first thing you have to

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29 Jan 2014

These 3 Websites Are a Musician’s Best Friend

The internet is, for lack of better word, full of crap. Anyone with an IP address can hop online and write anything they want. As a result, parody news sites, inaccurate information and a host of sycophantic facts about one’s beliefs, causes or (in the case of Facebook) political propaganda

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30 Sep 2013

5 Things Your Broke-Ass Artist Friend Doesn’t Want To Hear

Because of America’s obsession with lists, I present to you, the struggling artist, the top five things every artist does not want to hear. Let it be known that this list is not so much intended for readers like you, but your friends, family and colleagues, who have a large

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17 Sep 2013

Escaping Your Day Job: The Truth About Open Calls Part 2

This past summer, AOL (yes, they’re still around) decided to throw their hat into the online news and media game with the very public launch of AOL Live, and an open call for on-air news personalities. The posting stated that they were seeking big personalities whether you were “experienced” or

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16 Sep 2013

Escaping Your Day Job: The Truth About Open Calls Part 1

  Labor Day weekend has become a distant memory and, with the summer behind us, it awakens a yearly occurrence which can simply be known as The Season in New York City. For musicians, actors and various performers alike that simply means a slew of auditions opening up after a

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22 Jul 2013

What You Should Really Expect From A Broke Musician

I’m a 20-something artist living in New York City, and, quite frankly, I’m tired of trying to make people believe that I have my shit together. It’s way too much work. I constantly find myself having to choose between taking a shower, brushing my teeth, shaving, dressing appropriately for whatever

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