NolaVie Presents : Music


A selection of content by New Orleans musicians, and other features by and about the New Orleans music community.

Virtual Gallery: Warpaint at Republic

Warpaint at the Republic (photo: Steven Hatley)

Los Angeles-based band Warpaint took the stage at Republic last Tuesday for an enchanting set of their spooky psych-rock that thrilled the modest, but fervent crowd.  Drawing heavily from their self-titled album released earlier this year, the band ... Read More »

VIDEO PREMIERE: Sundog - 'Something Better'

Sundog

Over the past few years, Sundog, the spaceman with otherworldly instruments and a human soul, made a name for himself in NOLA through a series of shows that featured one man producing more musical sounds than most bands ... Read More »

CLUB SPOTLIGHT: The Sandbar at UNO

Jazz at The Sandbar

This is the fourth in a series spotlighting some of the best places to hear live music around the city. The place: The Sandbar Location: University of New Orleans Genres: Jazz Crowd: UNO professors, hip students, jazz junkies ... Read More »

Dance party with Erasure at HOB

Erasure 10.17.14 at HOB (Photo: Steven Hatley)

Synth-pop duo Erasure has been around since 1985 and consists of lead singer Andy Bell and programmer Vince Clarke (founding member of Depeche Mode and Yaz). Throughout their career, the duo has recorded 16 studio albums, seven Eps, and ... Read More »

A final horror fest from House of Shock

Hell's Kitchen offers fiendish libations to the 2500-plus nightly visitors.

Back in the fall of 1992, 22-year-olds Ross Karpelman and Jay Gracianette were knocking back a few drinks in the back yard, contemplating all the fun they used to have on Halloween growing up in New Orleans. They were too old ... Read More »

Concert Recap: Chromeo at the Republic

credit: Nina Feldman

With New Orleans under a tornado watch on Monday night, funk band Chromeo blew into town and swept a packed crowd at Republic off its feet. The duo's pop-tinged R&B had the audience dancing from the opening notes, on what ... Read More »

Concert recap: Post-punk from Interpol

Interpol at the House of Blues 10.7.14 (Photo: Steven Hatley)

If it weren’t for the likes of Joy Division, Bauhaus, Killing Joke, and Sisters of Mercy, Interpol would be a figment of our imaginations. Or, at best, a pale comparison of what it is today. On the heels ... Read More »

We've got your weekend: Storyville jazz, wild things and free books

Evan Christopher plays Storyville-era tunes on Saturday at the Little Gem Saloon.

Shane's shout-out: Generationals, Saturday, One Eyed Jack's, 10:00, $15. Since the release of their debut album in 2009, the New Orleans duo Generationals has become one of the breakout stars of the local indie rock scene thanks to ... Read More »

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