Team First For Retired Professional (Europe/NBA) Basketball Player Ty Grant

 By | Samantha Bergeson Tyrone Grant: Brooklyn-born professional basketball player Tyrone Grant remembers his roots. After ten years as  forward for both Charlotte Hornets and a variety of European teams in Italy, Greece, and Spain, Grant returned to his hometown in 2010 with his community Read More …

Old School: Vinyl Me, Please Releases 100 Albums to Own

By | Samantha Bergeson The online vinyl subscription service Vinyl Me, Please just issued their first self-titled book, “Vinyl Me Please: 100 Albums to Own in Your Collection.” Yeah, they’ve gone legit. The website, founded by former roommates Matt Fiedler and Tyler Barstow, features articles Read More …

Playing on the Bleachers: Lena Dunham Directs Music Video

By | Samantha Bergeson Catchy pop group Bleachers just released their latest video for single “Don’t Take the Money.” The music video played more like a short film, complete with an elaborate theatrical plot. Cultural powerhouse writer and actress Lena Dunham–also lead singer Jack Antanoff’s Read More …

Coachella 2017 | Lorde Worships Pop Idols

By Samantha Bergeson The New York Times Magazine cover story and a surprise Coachella performance. This has been a busy week for Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor aka Lorde. The overwhelming press is in preparation for the release of Lorde’s much-anticipated second album Melodrama, with the hit single Read More …

Far From Heaven, Close To Stars: StarBenders Release New Single

By Samantha Bergeson   Atlanta-based glam rock group StarBenders released their new single “Far From Heaven” today in preparation for their next album. Their first live performance of the single is marked to be at a charity concert this Friday, benefitting Lost-N-Found, a non-profit organization Read More …

Basketball to Beats: March Madness Concert

There is more to mid-March than just NCAA basketball brackets. 2017 Final Four host city Phoenix, Arizona has recently announced their March Madness Music Festival lineup of the Chainsmokers, [easyazon_link identifier=”B00138KD50″ locale=”US” tag=”200562011-20″]Aerosmith[/easyazon_link], and Macklemore and [easyazon_link identifier=”B009G78G2C” locale=”US” tag=”200562011-20″]Ryan Lewis[/easyazon_link]. The full festival incorporates Read More …

All Eyez on Tupac Film

  The martyred lyrical genius [easyazon_link identifier=”B001KQEE0U” locale=”US” tag=”200562011-20″]2Pac[/easyazon_link] is once again entering pop culture– this time not as a holographic but instead portrayed by Demetrius Shipp Jr. Directed by Benny Boom, a seasoned music video director who has worked with artists such as Flo Read More …

Ganja White Night to Rescue Bowery Ballroom

[easyazon_link identifier=”B01FGUL354″ locale=”US” tag=”200562011-20″]Ganja White[/easyazon_link] Night is not a marijuana fairytale knight. Instead of saving princesses, the Belgium duo are slaying the electronic charts. Ganja White Night’s sixth and latest album “[easyazon_link identifier=”B01FGUL1BK” locale=”US” tag=”200562011-20″]Mr. Wobble[/easyazon_link]” reaches further to include a hybrid cultural element of Read More …