60’s and 80’s: Bart & The Bedazzled – “The House That Built Itself”

Bart & The Bedazzled “The House That Built Itself” Blue Motel There is something remarkable when a band picks a witty supposition (like building houses and love), and then keep it up through a whole song, without getting maudlin.  Bart … Continue Reading

Great Dance: Fujiya & Miyagi – “Impossible Objects Of Desire”

Fujiya & Miyagi “Impossible Objects Of Desire” Fujiya & Miyagi Coming from Brighton, UK, Fujiya & Miyagi is comprised of David Best // guitars, lead vocals; Steve Lewis // synthesisers, beats, programming, backing vocals; Ed Chivers // drums; and Ben Adamo // bass, backing … Continue Reading

Just Can’t Stop It: The English Beat Goes On in Brooklyn

Last Friday, 80s UK legends the English Beat came twisting, crawling, and kicking off their 2017 tour in full Fred Perry regalia. A rare Williamsburg audience with no apparent age limit was cast under the group’s spell, as first-wave fans and … Continue Reading