Little of Floyd Kellogg’s previous musical output hinted at the sound of Violent Mae, his new band with singer, songwriter and guitarist Becky Kessler.
Kingsley Flood headlines Listen, Dammit’s CMJ day party Oct. 19 at Skinny Dennis. Photo by Eric Tsurumoto. It’s official: Listen, Dammit, is coming to CMJ. We’re co-sponsoring a free day party with Nick Loss-Eaton Media and New York indie label Highline Records at Skinny Dennis in Williamsburg on Saturday, Oct. 19.
You don’t hear a lot of clarinet in rock ‘n’ roll, but there it is, winding its way through “Marry Me Annie” on Modern Merchant’s new EP, “For the Fields.” Although part of the Brooklyn indie band released a three-song demo in 2011, “For the Fields” is the full group’s proper debut, and it’s a promising one at that.