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NEW ALBUM: TORRES – Sprinter

I saw TORRES live not even two months ago, and it was kind of a resounding experience. I didn’t know what to expect, but certainly not to be absolutely blown away at 1:00 AM -and counting- in a presbyterian church in Austin, TX. Mackenzie Scott, who chose to go by the artist[…]

PHOTOS: Weeknight live at Union Pool

What a night! It was the first hot day of the year and it was Cinco de Mayo, so droves of people flocked to the Union Pool courtyard with its resident taco truck. But a good part of the crowd left the summer night party and made their way into[…]

PHOTOS: Satorii live at Pianos

Spring has finally arrived in New York City, hand-in-hand with hundreds of people strolling down the busy streets of the Lower East Side, where doors and floor-to-ceiling-windows are being opened wide to welcome the long awaited warmer season. Everywhere something cool seems to be happening and those who were wandering around wanted to be part of[…]

VIDEO: Torres – Sprinter

Here at glamglare we have a love affair with Brooklyn singer/songwriter Torres since we saw her live in Austin. We can’t wait for her second albume come out in May, but in the meantime, here’s a video of the title track Sprinter.

Idgy Dean live at the The Main II, SXSW 2015

Even though Lindsay Sanwald, the woman behind Idgy Dean, lives in Brooklyn, I haven’t had heard of her until the last evening before taking of to Austin. Fortunately, time and location of her show on the 17th fit into our schedule – otherwise we would have missed one of the[…]

NEW MUSIC: Torres – Strange Hellos

This song is excellent and makes me want to see her at SXSW next week at any cost. Fortunately she plays seven shows in Austin, so chances are we run into a show of hers at some point. Strange Hellos reminds me on EMA, just a little more rock than[…]

Monogold live at Glasslands

And another one of these events, were the great met the sad: Monogold were re-releasing their atmospheric first album The Softest Glow on vinyl and with that, also their new material on an an EP called In Bloom. Not only did they come with tons of songs, old and new,[…]

Twin Wave live at Spike Hill

There’s no shortage of great music in New York City, especially Brooklyn these days. Formed in 2013, Twin Wave are starting through full force in 2014! After a four weeks residency at Arelene’s Grocery, Twin Wave are now performing at other venues throughout the borrows, and I was lucky enough[…]