Author: Lauren Jablonski

You probably heard of the expression “before you liked EDM you liked Emo.” Emo Nite released a Coachella exclusive hoodie with this saying because EDM stands for Emotional Dance Music and Emo is an abbreviation of Emocore, which stands for emotional and hardcore. Recently, both heartfelt genres have teamed up on tracks. Illenium has collaborated with several bands in the rock community. “Back to You” features “All Time Low, “Nothing Ever After” features Motionless in White, “Paper Thin” features Tom Delong and Angels and Airwaves, and “Feel Something” features “I Prevail.” Kayzo has also worked with the top names in…

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Colorful packaging and labels can attract craft beer lovers to try new beers. Afterwards, beer cans are often discarded or recycled. Long Island mixed media artist Joseph Amalfitano, reuses and repurposes beer can labels by incorporating them into his art. Amalfitano gave LIB Magazine the inside scoop of his creative process and where you can see his art. LIB: What inspired you to use can labels for your art? Amalfitano: Well, it all started with my collection of unique beer cans and labels. I’ve been gathering them for years and displaying them in my home bar. Last summer, I finally got the itch…

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Electric Zoo is three-days of music spread across 5 stages Friday, September 1st through Sunday, September 3rd, 2023 at Randall’s Island Park. With so many artists to choose from it might be overwhelming. Here are 5 must-see artists this year at EZoo 2023. Daniel Griffith, known by his stage name Gryffin, is an musician, DJ, songwriter, and producer. He is from California and rarely plays NYC, so definitely take advantage and see him at EZoo. If you want to check out some of his tracks prior, stream “Colors”, “Dreams”, and “Best is Yet to Come”. 2. Christopher Comstock, known professionally as…

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Several breweries and bands are joining forces to create collaboration beers. El Segundo Brewing, an independent craft brewery from California, teamed up with the American rock band 311 to create the Come Original IPA. 311 is a mix of rock, reggae, hip-hop, and funk and the Come Original IPA has a mix of Simcoe, Mosaic, and Chinook hops. “Come Original” has tropical driven flavors, moderate bitterness, and is subtly sweet. It has a 7% abv but is easy to drink and has a clean finish. This is the perfect beer to bring to a summer concert tailgate or the beach.…

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Das Bock is New York’s Original Lager Festival featuring more than 45 breweries from New York State. Craft beers of all styles were poured, with a focus on traditional bock beers and lagers at the Plattduetsche Park Restaurant. Attendees got entry to the festival, a commemorative bier stein, and tasting tickets for sampling and full-size pours. Here are some of the best beers from Das Bock. Sucker for Stouts Bay Shore’s Take Two Brewery poured Big D’s Oatmeal Milk Stout, a smooth and sweet stout with hints of chocolate and coffee with a 5.5% abv. This beer won first place at the HHCBC Club Competition and is…

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Story Of The Year shared their newest single and music video “2005” on SharpTone Records. This track transports listeners back to this nostalgic year of punk, emo, and indie music. “It’s a story about youth and falling in love with music. It’s a reminder of how far we’ve come as a band and how lucky I am to still be playing music with my best friends. This song makes me excited for the future of SOTY” shares vocalist Dan Marsala. Stream “2005” here. Story of the Year is coming to Pier 17 in NYC July 8, 2023 for Yellowcard: Celebrating 20…

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Anberlin is touring this September with The Early November and special guests that will be announced soon. Live Nation presents Anberlin’s 2021 Tour, is hitting The Paramount in Huntington September 18, 2021. “Collectively we’ve all been through so much change and heaviness this past year and a half. But the time has finally come. We are beyond pumped to come together as a music community and do what we enjoy the most. LET’S GO,” exclaimed vocalist Stephen Christian. A full list of tour dates and more information can be found at www.anberlin.com.

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The Anguilla Tourist Board launched its official reopening campaign this week under the theme “Lose the Crowd, Find Yourself”, promoting the island’s new relaxed protocols and extraordinary experiences. Explore the island’s  beaches, dine at local restaurants, and experience the destination’s leisure activities. Anguilla’s Covid safety protocols have earned the island a Level 1 classification from the CDC and both residents and guests (as of July 1st, 202 1) must be fully vaccinated at least three weeks before arrival to be allowed entry to the island. “Our reopening campaign is designed to ramp up demand, to keep the momentum going and…

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The Anguilla Tourist Board announced that Silver Airways will have service from San Juan to Anguilla starting on Friday, June 2nd, 2021. The Silver Airways service will operate twice a week, on Thursdays and Saturdays, with two rotations each day for a total of four flights per week between the Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico and the Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport in Anguilla through August 6, 2021. Silver’s codeshare agreements facilitate seamless connections with airline partners American Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Delta, and Copa. “By flying directly into the island, you not only arrive before noon but…

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Cash Cash just released their 18-track album ‘Say It Like You Feel It’, and announced their Las Vegas residency with Zouk Group, at the Strip’s hottest new spot, Resorts World Las Vegas, featuring sets at Zouk Nightclub and Ayu Dayclub. Get ready to feel the beat and party, tickets are available now!

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