Time Out says
Posted: Thu Mar 29 2012
Though Williamsburg's Glasslands Gallery is situated in what was once a rather industrial area of Brooklyn, the perpetual gentrification of that particular neighborhood has established Glasslands as an important venue for the heat-seeking hipster set. Capacity's low (about 275) and the sound sucks, but if you're searching out the buzziest bands on Brooklyn's uniquely prolific scene, odds are you'll make a stop there quite soon.
What's on at Glasslands
- Critics' pick
Escort is a full-on 17-piece disco ensemble that plies its trade with zero irony and infinite talent. Members of the combo (we're guessing leaders Dan Balis and Eugene Cho) will be on the decks tonight, following an opening set from Trouble & Bass's Tony...
The night features deck sessions from New Zealand indie-pop darling Ladyhawke and psych-pop trio American Royalty, whose music marries catchy blues-rock with clubby electronic beats. (We expect they'll skew toward the latter for this DJ gig.)
Rock, Pop & Hip-hop
- Critics' pick
Ready to break out those hot summer dance moves? Get yourself to Billyburg for this show, featuring Syrian star Omar Souleyman, whose fame has been fueled by three Sublime Frequencies compilations, a hit YouTube video and a potent endorsement from Björk...
House of Diehl's Style Wars event makes its inaugural stop in Brooklyn. Up-and-coming designers go head-to-head in live "fashion battles," wherein each designer has five minutes to frantically construct a look out of a random assemblage of materials,...