Music on Bay
Spanish pop-punk act, Balloon Fights, recently released a new album. Now, normally we wouldn’t be covering music from outside of the borough, let alone from outside of the country, but this release is special. Why? Because for some reason, Balloon Fights decided to call their new album “Staten Island.” It’s cover even features the Verrazano Bridge in all of it’s majesty.
As you’ve probably read, iconic musician, David Bowie, passed on two days ago. In remembrance of the artist who inspired millions, we thought we’d share some footage from a Staten Islander who was blessed to spend time with Bowie personally.
Young Lucid’s “She Love It” is all about having a good time and finding that one special lady.
Scott Bradlee has made quite a name for himself on the internet with his Postmodern Jukebox, an ever-evolving, revolving collective of performers who cover popular music in period styles. The group, which has amassed over 1.6 million YouTube subscribers, performed over the weekend at the St. George Theater.
The Higher Concept have been performing together for a decade, producing original music on Staten Island for a large chunk of that. Tonight, the group is making a surprise performance which will be one of their last.
This Way on Bay designer, Rebecca, hails from Rockford Illinois where she grew up with members of Cheap Trick. Her favorite memories are Cheap Trick guitarist Rick Nielsen teaching her daughter Ashley guitar & their pot-luck dinners.
Dock Street Records of Staten Island is excited to announce that Staten Island’s own Young Lucid will be performing at Santos’ Party House on August 26th! The show is a stop on the Brooklyn emcee Joell Ortiz’s “Human” Tour with super producer !llmind.
Meth and Red have done a lot together, so it’s only appropriate that they have a track together on Meth’s upcoming “The Meth Lab” Release. The track, called “Straight Gutta” features the How High? stars as well as Staten Islanders Streetlife and Hanz On.
Stapleton boutique record label, Hanz On Music, is proud to be releasing Method Man’s 5th full length solo album “The Meth Lab” on August 21st. Label co owner Anthony Messado, a.k.a. Hanz On – Hannibal the Great – along with Method Man & Streetlife assembled over 30 artist & producers to record “The Meth Lab” over the previous year & a half.