Justin Little, June 14, 2012 I was out front of Spike Hill and heard a girl say,”Wow, that was some Radiohead shit!”. I thought to myself,”Let me be the judge of that.” I walked into Spike Hill in between songs. Every women in the bar had their eyes locked on the stage. I was wondering […]
Justin Little, June 14, 2012 If Wu Tang is in the building you already know what it is! This for me was like the Beatles to a hippie. I grew up on Wu Tang so this was overwhelming for me. I got exactly what I came for. I’ll post some more videos later. Put it […]
The Northside Festival can be intimidating if you have a badge… so many shows, so little time. And while our own humble Brooklyn-based festival isn’t as massive as similarly-modeled “showcases” like SXSW or CMJ, it also won’t put as massive of a dent in your wallet. There are plenty of free shows worth seeing, and […]
The Northside Festival kicks off this weekend taking over North Brooklyn. The schedule looks pretty stellar. Here are some highlights: Thurs: Dragged Into Sunlight, MAKE, The Year is One at Saint Vitus Thurs: Kool Keith at Brooklyn Bowl Thurs: Chain and the Gang, Magik Markers, Dope Body at Public Assembly Thurs: Niki & the Dove […]
Kool Keith will be there! Also: The rapper GZA, one of the founders of the Wu-Tang Clan, will perform all the songs from his landmark 1995 album “Liquid Swords” as part of this year’s Northside Festival in Brooklyn, organizers announced Monday. He will be backed up by Grupo Fantasma, a Latin funk outfit from Texas. […]
At the announcement for this year’s Northside Festival, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz decided it was important to rap the first lines from GZA’s “Liquid Swords.” Pretty cool, Marty. The Northside festival is June 14-21 and will feature GZA as well as Of Montreal, Starfucker, and a million other bands.
Enjoying the warm weather this week? Well friends, don’t be fooled by global warming- it’s not summer quite yet. Here, in no particular order, are 10 summertime activities to mark in your calendar and start getting pumped for: 10. Kickball– Hardcore kickball fanatics already know that May 6th is opening day, but here’s a head’s […]
Watch this video of Dom cover arguably the best (Prince) song ever, “Little Red Corvette”. We saw them perform it at Brooklyn Bowl Friday and while this video is not from that specific performance its still pretty great.
Everyone doing ok from the weekend? A little hungover? A little sunburnt? Yeah, us too. Here is a list of our favorites from the festival. Some you might know and some you might not but hopefully you will a find a place in your heart to let them all in a little… or a lot. […]
One of the highlights of The Northside Festival, Eleanor Friedberger played a great set at Europa on Saturday night. Bradford Cox was up front enjoying the show. Ted Leo was the surprise opener. (No sign of Courtney Love who was spotted roaming the ‘burg Saturday afternoon.) We’re all looking forward to Friedberger’s solo record out […]