“Americans are so over Hipsters” declared a new poll out today from top political firm Public Policy Polling. The firm, which normally conducts research for clients such as the Democratic Governor’s Association and a slew of federal and state elected officials, found that only 16% of Americans have a positive opinion of hipsters, 42% of […]
The tenth installment of Pat Noecker’s drone project ASSEMBLE was performed at Knockdown Center in Maspeth, Queens last Saturday. This is a complete recording of the early show. Alexandra Drewchin JR., Bonnie Baxter, James Corrigan, Jeanann Dara, David First, Kate Henderson, Laura Ortman, Michael Durek, Camilla Ha, Daniel Schlett, Sto Len, Ted McGrath, Jason Poranski, […]
On Friday, May 10, NYU’s annual Strawberry Fest took over LaGuardia Place in Manhattan with all sorts of shenanigans, all and foremost a stellar billing of live bands which included Merchandise and Mission of Burma. Short video edits of their performances are posted below. Merchandise at Strawberry Fest Mission of Burma at Strawberry Fest
Before heading to Europe today for a string of shows, Into Another played a sold out warm up gig at Saint Vitus. Watch the last two songs of their hourlong set below, “May I” and “Running Into Walls”.
Last Sunday at Public Assembly and Monday at The Flat the fifth installment of Annihilvs’s Apex Fest tried to annihilate Brooklyn with a tidal wave of power electronics, harsh noise, ambient and other forms of electronically fueled sonic warfare. Below is a complete video recap of every single artist En Nihil The [Law-Rah] Collective More […]
For the first time in ten years, Wayne Kramer of MC5 fame played an amplified set in New York City, last night at the sold out Bowery Electric. And quite a 60min set it was, guest star filled to the gills. Handsome Dick Manitoba took over vocals duties for “Kick out the jams”. Jesse Malin […]
Latest punk ‘darlings’ Hoax ravaged The Acheron last weekend. Watch the entire set below.
Sad news today-Oslo Coffee on Bedford Avenue suffered severe damage after a fire broke out earlier this afternoon. Gothamist reports: Fire engulfed the hole-in-the wall Bedford Avenue location of Oslo, a wildly popular coffe shop in Williamsburg. The FDNY tell us the fire broke out shortly before noon and was brought under control within 45 minutes. […]
On Nov. 15, Neutral Milk Hotel’s Jeff Mangum will join Sonic Youth’s Lee Ranaldo, Fugazi’s Guy Picciotto, TV on the Radio’s Tunde Adebimpe and others for a “variety show and telethon” to benefit an OWS aligned group devoted to spreading the word about predatory debt practices, student loans, and eliminating debt. Organizers are calling it […]
Last night, Brooklyn’s All Hands Electric label held their annual CMJ showcase at Union Pool. Watch video edits from performers Zachary Cale and Virginia Plain below.