Cold Blood Club usually exhibit their inspired take on dance pop through sweaty beats and joyous bursts of electro enthusiasm. In this setting -- stripping their music down to the essentials and spreading out in an artists’ studio near the border of Brooklyn and Queens -- there’s the added warmth of bare vocal strength blended with minimal instrumentation and a bit of wine, like the most fun open studio visit possible.
NYC band Activity is a supergroup of sorts, with Travis Johnson, Steve Levine, Zoë Browne, and Jess Rees coming from the excellent bands Grooms, Field Mouse, and Russian Baths. This particular… | watch
Joe Virgillito chats with Prof. Gerald Friedman about COVID-19 and the case for Medicare For All. J. McVay and Jacqueline Soller discuss 2011 movie, ‘Contagion.’ Plus a preview of Scoville Unit’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.