Posts by AdHoc Staff

Hopscotch Music Fest Gears Up for 2018 with a Staff Playlist

Hopscotch Music Fest Gears Up for 2018 with a Staff Playlist Photo by Jamie Robbins

Hopscotch Music Festival, which we once dubbed “the premiere experimental and underground festival in America,” is about to enter its 9th year. The festival runs September 6-8 and is spread out over downtown Raleigh, NC, with a mammoth roster of headliners that includes Liz Phair, The Flaming Lips, Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Grizzly Bear, and Miguel. With Hopscotch now just a little over two weeks away, the festival’s staff was kind enough to get on a big email chain with us and share some of their favorite songs from artists on the lineup. Check out a Hopscotch Staff Playlist below, and don’t forget to grab yourself a wristband or day-pass

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Photo Gallery: Denzel Curry at Market Hotel

Photo Gallery: Denzel Curry at Market Hotel Photo by Nick Karp

Denzel Curry took over Market Hotel this past Friday to celebrate the release of his new three-act album, TA1300. The riotous crowd joined in with every lyric and collectively maintained the colossal energy to the end. Throughout the night, Curry was joined by special guests Kid Trunks, ZillaKami, JPEGMAFIA, and Flatbush ZombiesNick Karp was there to capture the scene, gathering mops of sweat on his camera along the way. Check out the chaos below.

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AdHoc Seeks Events and Editorial Interns For Fall 2018

AdHoc Seeks Events and Editorial Interns For Fall 2018

AdHoc is seeking both events and editorial interns to work in our Brooklyn office. All candidates must live in the New York area and be available 12-20 hours per week starting mid-August and ending in mid-December.

Editorial internship tasks include assisting with copy-editing, fact-checking, research, CMS, social media, conducting artist interviews, writing contribution, and zine distribution. 

Event internship tasks include ticket counts, social media management, handling music submissions, fact-checking, using Photoshop/video editing software, building marketing plans, zine distribution, and, after some training, show booking. You should have excellent research skills, a laptop, and familiarity with the local music scene. The ability to gain school credit for the internship is strongly preferred but not required.

For consideration, please specify which internship you'd like to apply for in your cover letter, and submit your resume, 2 writing samples, and a list of your top 5 albums and tracks of 2018 (so far) in an email to internships@adhoc.fm with the subject line “FALL INTERNSHIP 2018″ by Friday, August 3rd.

We look forward to hearing from you.

How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others, According to Dent May

How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others, According to Dent May Photography by Carson Culver

In #adhoclifeadvice, we ask artists we love to answer questions from you, our readers. This time around, LA-based songwriter and performer Dent May—who is also a self-described hotel bar lounge singer and aspiring daytime TV talk show host—shares wisdom about finding creative inspiration and focusing on yourself. Dent May plays Market Hotel on July 13 with Shannon Lay. 

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Photo Gallery: Parquet Courts at Public Arts

Photo Gallery: Parquet Courts at Public Arts Photography by Natalie Piserchio.

Parquet Courts played this past weekend on Saturday night at Public Arts in the Lower East Side – opening for them was Brooklyn locals Flexi. The talented Natalie Piserchio was there to capture the show in the beautiful space. Take a look at the evening below! 
 

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Photo Gallery: Smerz at National Sawdust

Photo Gallery: Smerz at National Sawdust Photo by Edwina Hay

On Friday night, Scandinavian duo Smerz played a sold-out show at National Sawdust. Electronic up-and-comer MHYSA opened the show.Photographer Edwina Hay was there to capture the night, check it out below.

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Buzzy Lee Made a "Kick Em Out of Your House Kindly" Playlist

Buzzy Lee Made a Photography by Brantley Gutierrez

Last month Sasha Spielberg released 'Facepaint', the debut EP under her latest moniker Buzzy Lee and we are very excited to be presenting her first ever NYC performance at Park Church Co-op on May 16.

To celebrate the occasion, Buzzy Lee made us a "kick em out of your house kindly" playlist - the perfect mix for those generous enough to host a "kickback" but not cool enough to party til the sun rises.

Check it out below what Buzzy Lee had to say about each track and keep these tunes handy for the next time you need to usher out your guests with the aux cord! 

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Photo Gallery: Car Seat Headrest at Market Hotel

Photo Gallery: Car Seat Headrest at Market Hotel Photo by Lauren Khalfayan

On Tuesday evening, Car Seat Headrest played an intimate sold-out show at Market Hotel. Gold Connections, longtime friend of Car Seat Headrest's Will Toledo, opened the show. There was a magic, electric feeling in the air and the ever talented Lauren Khalfayan was there to capture it all. Have a glimpse into that beautiful evening below.

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Photo Gallery: Jeff Rosenstock at Warsaw

Photo Gallery: Jeff Rosenstock at Warsaw Photography by Nick Karp

Missed out on Jeff Rosenstock's two shows at Warsaw last Thursday 4/29 and Friday 4/20? No worries! Here are some killer live photos by Brooklyn-based photographer Nick Karp.

 

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Photo Gallery: Built To Spill

Photo Gallery: Built To Spill Photography by Lauren Khalfayan

Last night, indie rock luminaries Built To Spill played Baby’s All Right alongside California-based electronic duo Rituals of Mine. If you weren’t able to make the sold-out show, check out some of photographer Lauren Khalfayan’s colorful and dreamy snaps of the concert below.

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