On Thursday, April 11, Stony Brook University hosted its annual Brookfest concert, which included performances from rappers Lil Skies, Aminè and A$AP Ferg. This year’s Brookfest was able to make up for the canceled Ashanti show because the Undergraduate Student Government brought big-name performers that drew crowds.
“A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships,” the third studio album by the 1975, tells the millennial narrative of being cripplingly lonely, despite being constantly connected to others through phone screens. A postmodern society living amongst advanced technology that has ruined their lives. It reminds me of “Black Mirror,” but as an album.
“I’m so accustomed to flames I couldn’t tell you it’s fire.” It’s a considerably ambitious line from Brockhampton’s opening track “NEW ORLEANS” for their fourth studio album, iridescence.…
While we can all sort of agree Childish Gambino hit the nail on the head with the flagship seasonal hit, “Feels Like Summer,” us members of the Press held onto a rainbow of other releases that made this summer feel our own.
Packed away haphazardly under the J/M/Z in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn sits a small alleyway — locally referred to as “Punk Alley.” In it resides a used book store, a used record shop, a cassette-based experimental noise record label and, of course, KPISS: the resident pirate radio station.
For the past two decades, New York DJ Scott Herren’s flipped the switch on numerous music projects, jumping from one alias to the next in a varied catalog of intricate beat tapes. We hit up Herren back in June to ask about his latest work under the alias Prefuse 73.
It’s been said in the press before, but could it be that millenials and post-millennials are facing an identity crisis? It may very well be the case.
The Chicago quintet brought their exuberant brand of indie pop to an exhilarated crowd last Saturday in Brooklyn.