Schuyler Rooth

Schuyler Rooth

I appreciate brave music.

I write about music the best way I know how--by spreading the word about brave artists new and old.

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Poliça Preview New Material at Sold-Out Rough Trade NYC | The ...

Rough Trade NYC was packed to the gills on Friday night with good reason: Poliça were in town...

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A Thrilling Triple Bill Sells Out Rough Trade NYC | The House List

Last night, Rough Trade NYC hosted one of the best bills of the week, with the trifecta of Son Lux, Landlady and Olga Bell drawing a sold-out crowd...

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Sylvan Esso's Potent Chemistry on Display at Rough Trade NYC

Last night’s Sylvan Esso show at Rough Trade NYC, alongside Landlady, sold out at lightning speed when tickets went on sale months ago....

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Margaret Glaspy Gets Earnest at a Sold-Out Bowery Ballroom | The ...

he cold and wind in New York City was pretty insufferable last night. But lucky for me, I got to slip into The Bowery Ballroom and join a sold-out crowd for the brilliant Margaret Glaspy and the dynamos of Cuddle Magic....

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Stars and Geographer Charm Bowery Ballroom

Two of the most charming acts around these days played to a crowd full of beaming faces last night at The Bowery Ballroom. Stars and Geographer are touring North America together this fall as one big dose of feverish pop goodness...

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Jarryd James Offers a Peak of What's to Come at The Bowery Ballroom

Mondays can be tricky for live music, and venues sometimes sit empty at the beginning of the week while everyone’s trying to reverse out of weekend mode...

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Cold War Kids Headline Diverse CMJ Lineup at Rough Trade NYC

Rough Trade NYC hosted a flock of impressive acts last night, and concertgoers who caught this show on the second night of CMJ 2014 lucked out, as the lineup provided such a satisfying variety befitting the festival’s spirit....

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A Late Night with Phox at Mercury Lounge

As far as live performers go, Phox and Trails & Ways are the cream of the crop...

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Purity Ring and Co. Slay a Sold-Out Terminal 5 | The House List

Last night, Terminal 5 hosted three Canadian bands for the second night in a row. Purity Ring, Braids and Born Gold all hail from Alberta, and they’ve known one another for years, so their hometown pride was through the roof...

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Kishi Bashi Provides a Jolt to the Senses at The Bowery Ballroom

Spirits were high at The Bowery Ballroom as last night’s bill consisted of the supremely talented Kishi Bashi and rollicking supporters Buried Beds—each band worthy of the sold-out crowd’s exuberance...

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Dan Croll's Floating Wave of Pop

The sold-out crowd at The Bowery Ballroom last night bounced with excitement as Dan Croll and Panama Wedding dazzled us with one big wave of pop music...

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Euphoric Rock and Roll on a Rainy Night

Seeking shelter from New York City’s monsoonlike conditions on Saturday night, determined concertgoers filled Mercury Lounge, cozying up to the sounds of two local bands, Blue & Gold and Twin Wave...

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X Ambassadors Prove to Be a Band on the Rise

The Bowery Ballroom hummed with the sense of giddy relief that characterizes Friday nights in New York City as a sold-out crowd indulged in a triple bill of Gospels, Parade of Lights and X Ambassadors...

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Sondre Lerche Enchanted Baby's All Right Last Night

Baby’s All Right was packed last night as concertgoers streamed in for a night with Sondre Lerche in concert...

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Timber Timbre Serenade Mercury Lounge with New Tunes

The combination of Timber Timbre’s wistful euphony and Lowell’s impassioned trilling bowled me over harder than any snowstorm possibly could...