Why is a village in Ukraine called New York?

New York — an urban-type settlement in Donetsk region of Ukraine, located seven kilometers from the border of the DPR. From 1951 to 2021, the settlement was called Novgorodskoye, after which the Ukrainian authorities returned its historical name. New York, DNR. Photo: Commons.wikimedia.org/V&A Dudush Where did the name New York come from? According to one of the versions, the settlement […]

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The Ministry of Defense accused the Armed Forces of installing MLRS near the village of New York

Ukrainian forces have equipped firing points in Dobropolye and New York hospitals in Donbass and installed MLRS near medical facilities, according to the Russian Defense Ministry firing positions and ammunition depots on the territory of a polyclinic, a hospital and an ambulance station in settlements in the Donbass, said Colonel-General Mikhail Mizintsev, head of the […]

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Premiere: Grimson Shares New Single “Household”

Mar 16, 2022 By Caleb Campbell Grimson is the new musical multi-media project from singer/songwriter and animator Aiden Berglund. Berglund got his start writing and performing melancholic indie folk in New York, then moved to Berlin mid-pandemic and began expanding his creative horizons with his new project, Grimson. Berglund’s inspirations as of late instead incorporate […]

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10 Best Songs of the Week: Caroline Polachek, The Beths, Everything Everything, and More

Feb 11, 2022 By Mark Redfern (with Joey Arnone) Welcome to the sixth Songs of the Week of 2022. In the last week we posted interviews with alt-J, Black Country, New Road, and Trentemøller. In the last week we also reviewed a bunch of albums. Don’t forget to pick up our new double print issue, […]

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New York prosecutor’s office decided to interrogate Trump’s children

The Attorney General's Office of New York called the children of ex-US President Trump to testify The reason was the investigation into the business empire of Donald Trump during his presidency. The investigation is interested in possible manipulations with the value of Trump's assets. The ex-president's children worked for the Trump Organization Ivanka Trump and […]

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True Love

Oct 29, 2021 Web Exclusive By Hayden Merrick I arrived late to the hammock-hangout hums of Hovvdy. But Austin natives Charlie Martin and Will Taylor, whose fourth full-length True Love glows with dusty middle Americana, won me over from the tender “doo-doos” of opener “Sometimes.” These are the boys you’d bring home to meet your […]

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Premiere: Wallows Debuts New Single “I Don’t Want to Talk”

Sep 30, 2021 By Caleb Campbell Photography by Anthony Pham Fans last heard from indie pop band Wallows with their Remote EP, their latest release following their 2019 full-length debut, Nothing Happens. The band has been managing a prolific release schedule, even during the pandemic, delivering collaborations with Remi Wolf this year along with a […]

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Nicki Minaj’s Husband’s Accuser Says She’s Getting Threats Since Tell-All Interview

Jennifer Hough says fans of the Queen of Hip Hop have been terrorizing her after she spoke out on an interview on the daytime television show The Real where she alleged that Kenneth Petty and Nicki Minaj were harassing her to recant her story in order to help his charges in L.A. The victim shared […]

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Nicki Minaj’s Husband Kenneth Petty Pleads Guilty In Sex Offender Case

Kenneth Petty has pleaded guilty to charges that he failed to register as a sex offender after moving from New York to California after marrying Nicki Minaj. Petty was required by law to register once he moved state because of a previous conviction for attempted rape in New York. Nicki Minaj’s husband had initially pleaded […]

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Trace Mountains Announces New Album, Shares Video for New Song “America”

Aug 12, 2021 By Mark Redfern Photography by Dean Engle Trace Mountains (the project of New York’s Dave Benton) has announced a new album, House of Confusion, and shared its first single, “America,” via a video for it. House of Confusion is due out October 22 via Lame-O. Check out “America” below, followed by the […]

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Jessie Ware on “What’s Your Pleasure?” – The Extended Interview

Aug 03, 2021 By Conrad Duncan Photography by Carlijn Jacobs Issue #68 – Japanese Breakfast and HAIM (The Protest Issue) It is an unfortunate coincidence that in a year when dancfloors around the world were closed, Jessie Ware produced one of the best dance records in recent memory. Her fourth album, What’s Your Pleasure?, is […]

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koleżanka Shares New Song “A Mouthful”

Jul 26, 2021 By Mark Redfern Photography by Athena Merry Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter, guitarist, and producer koleżanka (aka Kristina Moore) is releasing a new album, Place Is, this Friday via Bar/None, her debut for the label. Now she has shared another song from it, “A Mouthful,” the album’s final pre-release single. Listen below. “This one describes […]

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Premiere: The Davenports Debut New Single, “I’m Not Gonna Bother You”

Jul 16, 2021 By Caleb Campbell Photography by Marc Lucas New York singer/songwriter Scott Klass is back with his latest release from his long-running indie band The Davenports, his first since 2018’s Don’t Be Mad At Me. The track is the first of an upcoming single series recorded under quarantine, Klass’s first self-recorded material to […]

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