The Brooklyn Bandscape: A Recent History of the Borough’s Music Scene

No examination of the last century in New York music would be complete without a nod to Brooklyn’s outsized influence of late. Here, our handy timeline traces the key labels, stores, venues, and artists of the past 20-odd years. From Afropunk to electroclash to Zebulon, click to launch an abridged tour of the borough’s millennial moment.

*This article appeared in the March 24, 2014 issue of New York Magazine.

A Recent History of Brooklyn’s Music Scene