How sweet is this!? We not only have a pair of tickets for the much anticipated Liars show at Newton Barge Park (aka the Greenpoint Waterfront), but one lucky reader will also be receiving a prize pack including their entire collection of releases… That’s right, all this: Sisterworld Liars (self-titled) Drum’s Not Dead They Were Wrong, […]
Archives for June 2010
It all started in 2009, when a relatively unknown former ballerina from Denmark took the stage at SXSW, enchanting audience members with her dreamy electro-pop. She had just one self-produced album and little more than a year’s worth of experience making music under her belt. She’d never before performed in the U.S. Now Nanna Øland […]
Want to win a pair of tickets to see Holy Ghost tomorrow night at Le Poisson Rouge? Just comment on this facebook update and we’ll pick a winner tomorrow around noon. Thanks to Green Label Sound for hooking us up with the tickets! Update 6/24: And congrats to Ryan Smith for winning! Contest closed. But […]
This one’s hot off the Twitters. About an hour ago the NYPD bomb squad was called in to investigate a suspicious vehicle idling at Ainslie St. & Union Ave. Arriving units reported seeing two 20-pound propane tanks in the car alongside a mysterious briefcase “with unknown contents.” Just over twenty minutes ago however the package […]
Woods is playing Northside Festival this weekend with a show at the Music Hall of Williamsburg Friday night for the Woodsist Records Showcase. Then, Kevin Morby, who plays bass in Woods, is playing the FREEwilliamsburg show Sunday night at Brooklyn Bowl as one-half of The Babies (alongside Vivian Girls’ Cassie Ramone). Get tickets to our […]
Benjamin Leo, a Street Carnage writer, has a friend who got jumped in Williasmburg over the weekend. The victim was called a “faggot” and had his head smashed into the ground. After giving a brief history of their friendship through the guy’s 2000 move to NYC from California, Leo writes: Ten years later, this past […]
I was at my desk, watching Obama’s remarks on the resignation of Gen. Stanley McCrystal when Twitter blew up with reports of an earthquake in Brooklyn. I didn’t feel a thing. Where were you?
It’s Raining Oil! Hallelujah! – It’s Raining Oil! Amen! (Um, sorry Louisiana — this is depressing.)
Ever since hearing this, we’ve been pretty excited about Yuck. [via] MP3s: “Weakend” (And a couple more tracks here and here.) Check out the video to Yuck’s “Georgia” after the jump.
Brooklyn band using a Brooklyn based director. Keep it the neighborhood, folks.