PHOTOS: Lena Fayre plays her elegant pop at The Delancey (CMJ)

L.A. artist Lena Fayre has been around a few years and it is entirely my fault that I haven’t heard about her until last CMJ, where she fortunately played a few showcases, among them the Atypical Sounds/Audiofemme takeover at The Delancey. See photos of her show below and listen to[…]

PHOTOS: DF3 brought joyful synth pop to Leftfield (CMJ)

DF3, a synth pop trio from California via Mexico and Brooklyn, were scheduled to play two shows for CMJ 2015, both at equally intimate dance clubs on the Lower East Side. First up was their show at Leftfield, which I decided to catch. Two days later, a show at Fat[…]

PHOTOS: Gold Child charms CMJ

We saw Gold Child, the band of singer/songwriter Emily Fehler, two times at CMJ: one was in the enchanted setting of the rooftop on The Delancey, which mixed tropical plants with Northeastern fall decoration. There she played an acoustic set, together with drummer Jake Beal and guitarist David Von Bader,[…]

PHOTOS: The Beaches heat up Fontana’s basement venue (CMJ)

The Beaches from Toronto delivered a power rock show at the Canadian Blast event at Fontana’s. Listen to Little Pieces from their EP Heights and let the photos speak for themselves. = All concert photos by – Elke Nominikat and Oliver Bouchard ==

Dilly Dally’s Wake-up Call at Baby’s All Right (CMJ)

If you immerse yourself in a multi-day music festival like CMJ or SXSW, you’ll find yourself sooner or later at a point where everything blurs and you don’t really feel anymore if it’s day or night. Then you want to see a band like Dilly Dally from Toronto, who wakes[…]