When Amanda Palmer climbed up on stage to play, the word YES was written on her chest in large black letters. Which kind of says it all -- in a nutshell -- about this artist, and the way she shows up in the world.
Decked out in a black velvet blazer and matching bowtie, Hawthorne was a showman through and through, knowing when to belt out his signature falsetto and when to slow it down and interact with the crowd.
As a somewhat younger editor who has interviewed a number of EDM artists and found himself at Webster Hall and Pacha a number of times this year as a result, Skrillex's show didn't seem that different to me.
Hours before they played a sold-out show at Webster Hall in New York City, the Sounds performed a stripped down version of their title track off their current LP, and took time for a chat about their success thus far.
New York City was invaded with residents of Wasilla, Alaska last week. The real treasure of Wasilla, Portugal. The Man, invaded the Lower East Side and wowed a sold-out audience Friday night at Webster Hall.