Music

INKED PEOPLE: Noelle Scaggs

October 2 2013

On the breath of this lovely tattooed vocalist, Fitz and the Tantrums are the breakout act of the year. There’s something mesmerizing about standing in a dark, crowded room watching the fluorescent lights of Fitz and the Tantrums’ heart logo… [ read more ]

Kirk Alley

August 19 2013

Kirk Alley This tattooer’s creations don’t belong in any genre’s box—they belong in museums. Kirk Alley gained his first taste of stardom as the bassist for glam rock band Dirty White Boy. Whether or not you recognize the name of… [ read more ]

Elle King

March 14 2013

The introspective singer-songwriter finds her happy place in New York City, music, and tattoos. “I’m not a very girly girl,” says Elle King. “I’m sweet, but tough. I speak my mind. I tell people what I want, and I get… [ read more ]

Q+A: Bilal

March 11 2013

Grammy nominated singer/songwriter, Bilal, has just released his fourth studio album, A Love Surreal. After several years of working mainly in collaborations and after a devastating album leaking, leading to the failed release of his 2006 work, Bilal is back… [ read more ]

Field of Screams: Circa Survive

December 6 2012

Circa Survive’s Music is not intended for the radio. Their idea is that if they build an artful sound, the fans will come. Since the advent of rock music more than half a century ago, there’s always been a divide… [ read more ]

DJ Jena Red: Q&A

November 15 2012

By far not a one-dimensional DJ, Jena Red delivers a blend of hip-hop, funk, and jazz to her crowds, but adapts her sound to any venue setting. Her versatility and passion for music is what keeps Jena one of NYC’s… [ read more ]

Emii

November 13 2012

There are two different sides to rising pop star Emii. The sexy singer behind “Stilettos” and “Mr. Romeo” (recorded with the recently rechristened Snoop Lion) certainly knows how to work her goddess mojo, but at heart she’s a geek who… [ read more ]