What was Monkeytown you ask? Monkeytown at its essense was space inside a cube (made of four large projection screens) that featured film, dining, music, and other art performances. Created by Montgomery Knott, it began in a loft space at 222 Leonard St. in 2003 and ended up making stops in cities all over the […]
Crusasis could be huge. I know that sounds like chapter one in the Music Writer Cliche handbook. I know that it’s not the 70s anymore and not every three-piece rock band with good songs gets their own RCA greatest hits collection. I know. I know. But just listen…
Happy St. Paddy’s fellow wanna-be Irishmen and women. Trade the green Bud Light for some Primordial and join us as we go forth into the puked-strewn night.
Their latest, La Di Da Di is out September 18 on Warp. Check them out at Saint Vitus next month!
If you’ve been sitting up waiting in the long dark of a proverbial night for the return of Brooklyn’s finest self-loathing, 70s-worshipping rock n’ roll odyssey road trippers, Titus Andronicus, then the metaphorical rooster has figuratively crowed. This morning, Patrick Stickles and co. announced their new record—The Most Lamentable Tragedy—on a new label—Merge—with a spit-sprayed […]
“To see a seamless performance is kind of boring. I like to see things kind of fall apart.” These are the words of Kim Gordon, after watching clip after clip of live performances gone wrong. As part of the “Unbound” series, last week BAM and Greenlight Books hosted Kim Gordon to talk about her […]
Canada’s TOPS have a video for their new single, “Way to Be Loved,” and it features a cameo (inexplicably) from Mac Demarco’s sack. (See the 1:46 mark.) Needless to say, it’s not safe for work, unless looking at someone’s balls hanging out of their jeans is acceptable at your job. That said, we love the […]
Constantine Valhoui has created the NYC Music Map. It is a Google Map with geographical pins placed on over 200 references to the NYC area. So what songs did he find for
Unless you’re one of the several thousand volts currently coursing into the skull of Brooklyn’s heavy metal Frankenculture at the moment, then there’s a very real chance that, even in its third year, you might not know much about Martyrdoom. One of New York City’s best music festivals (for lack of a better term), the […]
Four days. 50 venues. 350 bands. It’s Northside Festival again, or, as we call it, the most wonderful time of the year, and if you weren’t paying close attention to the local blogwaves, then you might not have even realized it was happening on your doorstep. Unlike spectacle-heavy music fests like Governors Ball and Electric […]