In the light of the Mumford & Sons new album, Wilder Mind, this will be the review of one of their new ones entitled “Tompkins Square Park”, a song that seems to describe the final moment of a relationship. 226 more words
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The startling success of Mumford and Sons can be looked at two different ways. Either A) they’re a standout member of the folk revival started by the likes of Arcade Fire and Adele in 2011, or B) they’re trendsetters who created the notion of a “Mumford band,” a banjo-heavy folk rock sub-subgenre that included Lumineers, Of Monsters and Men, Great Big World, and others. 1,198 more words
The band responsible for spicing up every tv commercial with their trademark “folk-rock” music is back, and without their style. In Wilder Mind, M&S take a new approach at the music world, bringing alternative and folk, and smashing them together to get a lukewarm new sound. 190 more words
3Sixteen have just released their Spring/Summer 2015 Lookbook to showcase what they have in store for the upcoming season.
The latest lookbook is shot in Tompkins Square Park which is just a few blocks north of of their showroom in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. 74 more words
Writer, urban geographer and guest blogger Loretta Lees has been researching gentrification on and off now for 27 years. Her interest was triggered as an undergraduate student by a tour of the gentrifying Lower East Side in New York City. 1,005 more words