Journalism plays The Deli's CMJ Garage/Slacker Rock Stage at Muchmore's on 10.15

Even the best innovation means nothing without a vital sense of the past. Brooklyn's Journalism connect two seemingly disparate influences—Joy Division and Sea and Cake—in a brief, three-song EP that radiates complacency and anxiety. Closer “I See Everything” (streaming) is the exception; it pushes past style, and thus beyond vanity, into more unfettered territory. More like dat, please! he band will be closing our all ages CMJ Garage/Slacker Rock Stage at Muchmore's on Thursday 10.15. - Brian Chidester