Cool husband and wife team Tennis (AKA Patrick Riley and Alaina Moore) dropped by WNYC’s Soundcheck recently. They performed the Cape Dory track “South Carolina” live. The track is appropriately lo-fi and dreamy and really does kind of make you feel like you are on a boat heading up the East Coast. Check it out.
Archives for March 2011
From the wonderful people behind the Fireside Follies reading series, this weekend you can attend a night of live reading of comics from Pizza Island. Follies promises a “special night of comics and music,” featuring comics from Kate Beaton of Hark! A Vagrant, and Julia Wertz of Fart Party, plus many more. On the musical […]
Williamsburg, meet the grand ol’ awesomeness that hit the Silent Barn like a growling tornado last night: Deathcrush and Altaar.
As a part of Carnegie Hall’s JapanNYC Festival presented by the awesome people at Wordless Music present a night of modern Japanese-inspired fun at Le Poisson Rouge. Deerhoof will headsline, supported by Ichi, a one-man band “combining steel-drum with ping-pong balls, tape-loops with double bass and trumpet with bongos, all in the space of one […]
This alleged “hipster trap,” which includes a bear clamp fit with all the earthly pleasures a hipster would wish for, comes to us via gigaface on Reddit, who notes, “Just met this guy setting up ‘hipster traps’ in NYC, baited with PBR and American Spirits. Awesome work.” [UPDATE: Meet the Urban Hunters Who Created the […]
On their way to SxSW in Austin, TX, Norwegian drone-doomsters Altaar made a pit stop in Brooklyn at The Acheron last night. Fellow Norwegians Deathcrush in tow, the two bands will make another appearance at the Silent Barn in Queens tonight.
Ah, Northside Festival is all grown up and proved it with a very professional press event today at Bourough Hall. They even had Borough President Marty Markowitz there, who seem extra excited about the event. “There is a new sheriff in town,” Markowitz said, talking shit on SXSW before handing out pins that spelled out […]
Yuck continues to be in heavy rotation over here at the FREEwilliamsburg offices. Here’s their latest video.
Phil DePaolo, a Williamsburg resident for 32 years, filmed this unidentified glowing thingamajig around 11pm Monday night over the streets of the neighborhood. He said it vanished within 15 minutes. Rumor has it they came to Earth for brunch around 1pm, had one too many bloody marys and stayed all day. DePaolo caught their escape. […]
On this day in 1997 Brooklyn lost a famous son, and Hip Hop lost a legend. Christopher George Latore Wallace, aka Biggie Smalls, The Notorious B.I.G., and Big Poppa died after being shot in California; the victim of a much debated unsolved drive-by case. We all know the story. Avoid the west coast, pour some […]