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Photo of Anané. She's posing in profile against a grey background. She's wearing a red flannel shirt, large hoop earrings and a dark hat with a wide rim

On one level, Anané’s new EP, ‘Take A Ride’, is a playful throwback to the musical opulence of the disco era. But it cuts deeper than that. As the vocalist and songwriter explains, it’s also an ode to unity, freedom, and her own sense of confidence

There’s an attention-grabbing point at the four-and-a-half-minute mark of ‘High’, one of the highlights off Anané Martins-Vega’s ‘Take A Ride’, her new six-track release on...

New York club Nowadays announces weekly 24-hour party from next month

Ridgewood, Queens club Nowadays has announced that its monthly 24-hour party, Nonstop, will be a regular weekend fixture throughout 2024. Starting 6th January 2024, the...

New York appoints new executive director for nightlife

New York City has appointed a new nightlife mayor, Jeffrey Garcia. The move comes after the exit of Ariel Palitz, the first person to hold...

Mister Saturday Night 15th Anniversary

A 15-cassette box set has been unveiled to mark 15 years of celebrated New York party Mister Saturday Night. The collection will go on sale...

ARC founder and director B. George poses among vinyl

The ARChive of Contemporary Music (ARC) is seeking a permanent home for its physical collection of popular music, which is the largest in the world...

Beastie Boys Ad-Rock and Mike D speak at dedicated square unveiling ceremony: Watch

Ad-Rock and Mike D spoke at the unveiling ceremony for Beastie Boys Square this past the weekend. The ceremony took place on a street in...

Poster for The Criterion Channel's ‘Hip-Hop 50’ film series

A film series celebrating 50 years of hip-hop is being launched by The Criterion Channel next month. Beginning on 1st August, the programme will showcase...

History and evolution of New York City house music explored in new book by DJ Disciple

A new book looking at the history and evolution of New York City house music has recently been published. Written by NYC DJ Disciple and...

Kerri Chandler DJing

Kerri Chandler has announced that Madhouse Records, the label that he co-founded with Mel Medalie, is to cease trading. Chandler, recipient of DJ Mag's Lifetime...

New York has a new 140-capacity club, Outer Heaven

There's a new club open in New York City for dance music heads. Outer Heaven is a 140-capacity, two-room space in the Bowery district of...

New York DJ and club fixture Dino Calvao has died

Dino Calvao, New York DJ and club scene figure, has died. Calvao passed away on 4th January after suffering a heart attack, his son confirmed...

MoMA Ready releases new 17-track collection, ‘Body 22’: Listen

MoMA Ready has dropped a new 17-track collection, 'Body 22'. Check it out below. Collecting music produced between 2013 and 2022, the album was released...

Free overdose prevention kits to be provided in New York City clubs and bars under new legislation

New York City has passed legislation that aims to prevent opioid overdose deaths in the city's bars and clubs. Titled Intro 56, the bill will...

Brooklyn's Bossa Nova Civic Club reopens after nine months

Brooklyn venue Bossa Nova Civic Club has reopened after nine months of inaction. The venue returned this past weekend with a line-up that included Juliana...

Pharrell Williams New York Yankees

Pharrell Williams threw the first pitch at a New York Yankees game this week, as the iconic baseball team beat hometown rivals the Mets in...

jamesk

james K has announced details of her forthcoming second album, 'Random Girl'. Accompanying the announcement is the video for lead single 'Eiv Mude', which you...

Beastie Boys honoured with their own street name in New York City

Beastie Boys will finally be honoured with their own street name in New York City's Lower East Side. After an initial proposal was rejected in...

New exhibition documents the evolution of music photography

A new exhibition exploring the evolution of music photography is coming to New York City this summer. Studio Stage takes over the Pace Gallery in...

RASH Brooklyn

Brooklyn nightclub RASH has confirmed its plans to reopen this autumn after an arson attack earlier this year left the address badly damaged and unable...

New York street named after '90s hip-hop artist Big L

A street in East Harlem, New York has been named after the late '90s hip-hop artist known as Big L. Big L, real name Lamont...