In the Key of Protomartyr

Text and Photos by K. Cecchini I just saw Protomartyr on Friday at Underground Arts, which is (I say) Philly version of Brooklyn’s Rough Trade  where we saw them in October. I wrote a piece after that show and never posted it, so I will do it now. Protomartyr vocalist Joe Casey took to the stageContinue reading “In the Key of Protomartyr”

The Pluto Moons: A Bowl of Mush

@KralTunes, written for @tonightatdawn When I was younger, my sister and I would sleep over our grandparents every so often, and my grandfather would make us his specialty for dinner; roast beef, mashed potatoes, peas, carrots (sometimes, but hopefully not) and gravy.  Sounds generic, but you see, it was all in the presentation.  Rather thanContinue reading “The Pluto Moons: A Bowl of Mush”

TV On The Radio…What The Hell?!

@KralTunes “Hey, remember when hearing that TV On The Radio had a new album coming out sparked such a feeling of excitement in your bowels that it sent you rushing to the john in a fit of ecstasy?!” No..me neither…mainly because its been quite a while since they have possessed such an uncontrollable command overContinue reading “TV On The Radio…What The Hell?!”

Run The Jewels 2

Text by @KralTunes American hip hop duo Run The Jewels (Killer Mike and El-P) have returned to right all that is wrong with the world with one of the most bad mama-jama rap albums I’ve heard in a long time.  Now I may not be a connoisseur of the rap game, and my track recordContinue reading “Run The Jewels 2”

DUMBO Art Fest: A Playground of Light

Text & Photos by K. Cecchini @tonightatdawn The DUMBO art festival at night never fails to be a playground of vivid lights so it seems appropriate to share a series of images from last Friday night in Brooklyn. Please visit Tonight at Dawn in a couple of days for an interview with one of theContinue reading “DUMBO Art Fest: A Playground of Light”

Beast Coast: The Underachievers- Cellar Door: Terminus Ut Exordium

Text by Joe K. When it comes to Hip-Hop, FLOW is half the battle.  You can spend 6 minutes rapping about doing the dishes, but, as Chris Rock so eloquently put it, “If the beat is right, she will dance all night”.  Fortunately, there are those artists that attempt to offer lyrics of substance ratherContinue reading “Beast Coast: The Underachievers- Cellar Door: Terminus Ut Exordium”

Focused on the Backyard: Local NYC-A Quick Tour

Text and Images by Kimberly Cecchini Originally published on Economydecoded.com “Is Brooklyn in the house?!” An MC cries in the mic and the Brooklynites put their fists in the air, yelp and yell their attendance. The MC then calls for people from Manhattan, Queens and the Bronx to show their love. After New Jerseyans claimContinue reading “Focused on the Backyard: Local NYC-A Quick Tour”