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Spite Fuxxx, Toward Space, Bizarre Sharks, Witch Slap @ Rubulad

Spite Fuxxx at Rubulad (photo by Kate Hoos)   My band Witch Slap was booked to play this bill and I personally was very excited to finally get...

Que Sick, Creek & Kills, Jekssaira, Elgin Marbles @ Parkside Lounge

Creek & Kills at Parkside Lounge (photo by Kate Hoos) On a recent sweaty July Friday night, a "multi generational" show went down at Parkside...

WORLDSUCKS, Keefchamber, Nikki Nailbomb, Rube @ Someone’s Garage

WORLDSUCKS (photo by Kate Hoos)   Anyone who knows me (or reads this blog) knows I go to a lot of shows. Between playing, shooting, and (soon...

SAVAK, Women of the Night, Tuff Sunshine @ 18th Ward

  SAVAK at 18th Ward Brewery   Summer Sundays presented by The New Colossus Fest weekly series of shows outside of 18th Ward Brewery...

Desert Sharks, Fisty & more @ 3 Dollar Bill

  I am always down to rock out with my fellow queers and it doesn't need to be Pride month at all for celebrations of queer artists and queer...

Shilpa Ray @ 18th Ward

The New Colossus Festival has been hosting free shows just outside 18th Ward Brewing in East Williamsburg almost every Sunday since mid-April. This...

Shadowmonster, Vacant Company, Gorgeous, TVOD @ Putnam Palace

VACANT COMPANY Putnam Palace is a backyard DIY spot that we have featured before and I am happy to report has been continuing to host shows. As I'm...

Black Lips @ TV Eye (night 2)

I love to see a big band in an intimate space, and that’s exactly what The Black Lips provided on Thursday July 8th during their second sold out...

Cristy Road, Tenderheart Bitches, Talay @ Our Wicked Lady

Just because Pride weekend 2021 had already come and gone didn't mean there was room for more queer celebration, because there is ALWAYS room for...

Rebelmatic, Prostitution, Witch Slap @ Cheese Rock

Go Skateboarding Day and Make Music New York both come around every year on June 21st and draw scores of enthusiastic participants. Go Skateboarding...

Features 

Lunachicks- “Fallopian Rhapsody” book launch

  The Lunachicks performing at Vans Warped Tour, July 1999 (photo by Kate Hoos)   The Lunachicks recently released a book, Fallopian...

Hear Palestine, Free Palestine: The Beauty of Palestinian Music

  Oppressed, erased, ignored, vilified. The plight of Palestinians is one of the greatest injustices in human history, a seemingly intractable...

NYC Dyke March 2021

As the sound of motorcycles revving and the mighty pounding drums of Fogo Azul echoed through the streets at 5pm sharp on Saturday June 26th, it was...

Full Time Aesthetic welcomes you!

Welcome! Wow another music blog in the world, I know right?! In my defense, I have been blogging and making zines on and off for the last ~25 years...

Reviews

Sensoren- Ejector Seat

  A halftime show featuring a robot marching band, strutting in perfect formation. A future disco in which robots...do The Robot. A montage...

Lung- Air

Lung (photo by Rachelle Caplan via Facebook)   Lung is a Cincinnati based cello and drum duo who I have known going on five years now. I was...

The Cocker Spaniels- Racism Priest

The Cocker Spaniels have released a brand new single "Racism Priest" in advance of the new album, The Cocker Spaniels Are Still Alive and So Are...

Cathedral Ceilings- I’m A Band!

Summer is a great time to listen to short, blasting singles, and Cathedral Ceilings (which features FTA contributing writer NickAD) have you more...

The Muslims- Fuck These Fuckin Fascists

The Muslims is a "crunchy kickass punk band of Black and brown queer muzzies,” They make no bones about how they feel about fascists, or any other...

Lucy Dacus- Home Video

Lucy Dacus at Webster Hall, December 2019 (photo by Ellen Qbertplaya)   Lucy Dacus’ new album, Home Video, invites listeners into her life with...

No Kill- Gold Chorus

Gold Chorus, the debut album from Brooklyn-based No Kill, may start with synths but it's certainly a guitar driven record. Jamie Cogar, the woman...

Love Monument

This perhaps belongs in the Undercroft (aka the section of this blog that deals with "legacy" etc bands) but while I wanted to give a little love to...

The Undercroft

UC 002- godheadsilo- thee friendship village e.p.

godheadsilo- thee friendship village e.p. Kill Rock Stars 211 7inch vinyl 1993 godheadsilo is one of those bands that I am right in the weird grey...

UC 001- Hello!

One of the things that was important to me when starting this blog was to give a space to write about some of the obscure and/or random music I have...

Art/Books/Random

Art Bitch

Street Art- Manhattan, 2018 (artist unknown)   Full Time Aesthetic is a music blog! Yay music blog! I love writing about and featuring music...

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