NorthSide Festival

Sometimes life gets unexpectedly awesome. That’s what happened at NorthSide on the Saturday night after we caught a stripped down show by Brooklyn’s Widowspeak at Cameo Gallery. We stepped into a secret room for an interview (okay, okay it looked like something out a Lynch…

Having performed to a packed house at Cameo Gallery, we nabbed  Molly Hamilton and Robert Earl Thomas of Brooklyn’s Widowspeak to talk hometowns, best (and worse) tour experiences and fave pop stars. Get to know two of our new favourite people a little…

We hit the Brooklyn streets (and shows) in some seriously hot and sticky weather in our search for the quintessential NorthSide vibe. We’ve collected some of our favourite moments here—from the artists and Brooklynites at Williamsburg Walks, to festivalgoers heading to see Solange…

In 2009, Dan Lardner met Alex  Niemetz. The two went for ice cream and the next thing you know, they were playing in band together along with Dan’s childhood bud, Peter Baumann. They were 17. Last month, the New York City-based four-piece (Texan,…

Since the NorthSide Festival is all about discovering new bands, we’ve put together a playlist of some of the best songs from some of the best bands we saw over the weekend. No, we didn’t include Solange’s “Losing You,” The Walkmen’s “The Rat”…

Last Friday afternoon we grabbed our bags and headed to New York City. But we weren’t there to see the Statue of Liberty, kiss our main squeeze on the top of the Empire State Building or line-up for a cupcake at Magnolia Bakery….