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Archives for February 2009
C/O Dan Gould My initial reaction to the MoMA installation at Atlantic Ave. was mixed. I concede that people are inundated with advertising, and this was an opportunity to offer people something more cultured. Still, the motivation seemed a little suspect. Seeing Poster Boy and Aakash Nihalani, however, remix the works made me very excited […]
Thanks for playing along, Cornelius. Related: Animal Collective is a Band Created By/For/On the Internet
img c/o the city reliquary The City Reliquary (370 Metropolitan Ave.) is bringing it back to the 30’s this Friday night for their Depression-Era Fundraiser, featuring all sorts “historical diversions and entertainments.” They wrote in, saying, “Times are tough all around ‚Äì rollercoaster stock markets, job losses by the hundreds of thousands, bipartisan bickering with […]
Forget Nirvana. Paul’s Boutique was the real soundtrack of a generation. And now to commemorate its 20th anniversary, Adrock, MCA, and Mike D have finally released their own audio commentary. Finally, you can check them out waxing poetic on Chuck Woolery, throwing eggs, and chillin’ like Bob Dylan here. [Thanks Kevin]
Anyone going to SXSW? If so, PLEASE confirm that this act is for real. The video below is an odd little promo for Tinted Windows, perhaps the oddest rock & roll supergroup in since… well, maybe ever. The lineup includes James Iha of the Smashing Pumpkins, Adam Schlesinger of Fountains of Wayne, Bun E. Carlos […]
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Looks like I just missed Banksy in the bathroom at Life Cafe 983 last night. Damn.
Noah @ MHoW Since we’re all praying for warmer weather, Ferraby Lionheart & Noah and the Whale, sans Laura Marling, brought some country fair charm to Music Hall of Williamsburg last night. Makes me wanna put on a summer dress and walk around barefoot in the park– which is sad, as my window says its […]
Record Tables at Eye and Ear If you look at the life cycle of any ‘scene’–Hippies in San Francisco, Krautrock in Cologne, Punk in D.C.–their rise is always met with a climax. In the aftermath they usually remain vital. The media just chooses to turn their heads to something ‘newer’–to another corner of the country […]