Via Gorilla Vs Bear: Here’s the fitting black-lit clip for “Newgate,” the bright and effervescent new single from Toxie, a new project from Alexandra Burden and members of Coasting & the Magic Kids. We’re not about to call these guys a supergroup because “supergroup” is usually synonymous with “terrible,” but this band somehow manages to […]
Passenger 229 Roebling St, nr S 3rd St; Williamsburg 718.218.7869 http://passengerbar.com/ via When Janis Joplin, The Grateful Dead and The Band traveled across Canada by train in 1970 in the wake of Woodstock, the spontaneous collaborations and rollicking party atmosphere inspired what became the 2003 documentary “Festival Express.” It also became the inspiration for two […]
FREEwilliamsburg and My Social List are partnering on a North Brooklyn cultural e-mail newsletter, NYCurated. This collaborative effort will provide you with a weekly guide (yes, no annoying daily e-mails) to the best shows, the tastiest food, and the most awe-inspiring art in Williamsburg, Greenpoint and Bushwick. And we’re looking for YOUR help! Our little […]
I think the Mayans were trying to bait us all into thinking the world was going to end a few weeks ago so we’d all panic and kill each other in some sort of vile, nuclear bloodbath, so that they may rise from their subterranean enclave and reinhabit the seemingly perfect world we’re enjoying in […]
Thier new record is out on Sub Pop March 19.
via David Bowie is to release his first album in nearly a decade. The Next Day, his 30th studio recording, is out in March (8 in Australia, 11 in the rest of the world bar the U.S., where it’s out on March 12), and is preceded by a single that you can hear right now! […]
“Ohm” and “Before We Run”: Yo La Tengo’s forthcoming LP Fade is out on Matador Jan. 15.
This column is somewhat awkward to write today because I’m not quite sure how much “week” there is in “The Most Blogged About Shows This Week,” what with the apocalypse tentatively scheduled for sometime on Friday night. I’ve made the editorial decision to shun the Mayan overlords and side with the venues, bands and promoters […]