Last night, The Mercury Lounge hosted the second sold out show on Camera Obscura’s new tour. Amongst fans, I could feel the excitement and anticipation throughout the crowd as we waited to hear songs from their new album My Maudlin Career releasing on April 21st. The night opened with the talented violinist and vocalist Anni […]
Archives for March 2009
The NYC Snuggie Pub Crawl (yea, we’re obsessed) announced their date and locations today. Hurry up and run over to your “Big, Bad Grandmas” calendar and put a big fat “X” on April 18th from 12:00pm to 8:00pm. It’s a Manhattan-only affair (lame!), so here’s where you Snuggie freaks will be headed: 1. The Village […]
In artist Simon Evans‘ world, the stories that we tell ourselves are the most important part and often the only way that we can find meaning in where we’ve been, where we are and where we might wind up eventually. His appropriately named exhibit, ‚”Island Time,” showing at the James Cohan Gallery through April 4th, […]
The zombie trope is pretty well-worn at this point, but as far as I’m concerned, you can’t have too many music videos that put the undead front and center. “Thriller” it ain’t, but the Handsome Furs’ vid for “I’m Confused” is still weirdly fun. And check out Alexei Perry’s earrings! Be warned though, this is […]
Last Sunday was The Great Greenpoint Mac-Off but coming up this Sunday we’re gonna do you one better (or your heart one worse depending on how you look at it). It might be good enough to swing some of the Hasidim in town so don’t miss it.
The band premiered this last night at MoMA. It’s directed by directed by Patrick Daughters and Marcel Dzama. [via] Speaking of which…. we’re LOVING the new Grizzly Bear. Here’s our favorite track.
I was gonna write something pithy but forget it, here’s a video that you should see: Is that kid in “If You Got It, Flaunt It” his son? Is it weirder if it’s his son or just some random kid? Why is he a caveman? Do they get lots of beavers? Or have anything to […]
image of the world’s largest boombox collection c/o urdb The Universal Record Database (URDB) is holding another Appreciation Society here in New York tomorrow night, and they will be attempting to set a whole new slew of world records. Tickets are $5 (or free if you’re unemployed) and your face will probably hurt from laughing […]
Thanks for the tip, Mike.
Tuesday night’s Memefactory will be geekishly awesome (@3rd Ward this Tuesday March 24, 7 – 10 p.m.): What do you get when you combine a lecture, vaudeville and Double Dare? Memefactory! Three gentlemen with five computers and three projectors take the audience on a fast-paced, whirlwind tour of every major Internet meme, famous piece of […]