Paellas aim to redefine the sound of 'now'

Music Jan 15, 2017

Paellas aim to redefine the sound of 'now'

by Patrick St. Michel

Fitting into the sound of the moment while still standing apart from it can be a tricky thing to do. Paellas guitarist Satoshi Anan says he wanted the feeling of "now" to come out on his band's newest album, "Pressure." "But I didn't want to ...

Old Lacy Bed and a legacy left by Vivian Girls

Music Jun 7, 2015

Old Lacy Bed and a legacy left by Vivian Girls

by Marissa Chen

"Share the Joy," the 2011 album by Brooklyn trio Vivian Girls, starts off with the distinctive rumble of a drone strike in progress before suddenly veering into a lollygagging eighth-note groove for beginner musicians. Over the opener, "The Other Girls," drifts Cassie Ramone's pre-emptive warning: ...