Actually Rocking The Bowery

“[Ladyhawke’s] gorgeous, sweeping power ballad ‘Cellophane,’ had it been released 25 years ago, would have moved entire rooms to slow dance, and I’ve got to assume only unfamiliarity held Bowery Ballroom’s crowd back,” Katherine St Asaph writes about the singer’s recent New York gig. “Newcomers might still be surprised if they pick up the album [Anxiety]. Gone is the clutter, the deliberate tension, most of Brown’s diffident vocals. The anthems are actually anthems; the rock tracks actually sound like rock tracks.” Ladyhawke was also a guest performer at the Emporio Armani New York Flagship Opening on 7 September.


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Annaleese Jochems’s Debut Novel Alive and Squirming

Annaleese Jochems’s Debut Novel Alive and Squirming

“Cynthia, the simpering, scheming, covetous emotional sinkhole of New Zealander Annaleese Jochems’ assured debut novel, Baby, is alive and squirming; a memorable addition to the growing coterie of unapologetic antiheroines (dis)gracing…