We’re still not sure why singer Jamie Stewart was folding his left wrist like that for the entire set, but Xiu Xiu and Deerhoof’s full rendition of Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures was a pretty great way to start this summer’s Pool Parties. “She’s Lost Control” was the highlight (thanks for the video unartig) to a […]
Fang Island rocking “Illinois” at Sunday’s pool party: F yea, summer.
Looks like we’ll be drinking early — the World Cup, the first Pool Party and a solar eclipse are all coming together at once tomorrow. As noted before, here are some top spots for watching the game (our top picks are Iona and Brooklyn Bowl). Plus Deerhoof (not to be confused with Deer Hunter) and […]
After yesterday’s false alarm, here’s your official 2010 schedule for the Pool Parties at the Williamsburg Waterfront (East River State Park). This year’s lineup includes Deerhoof (playing Joy Division?), Cut Copy, Lightning Bolt, No Age, Cut Copy, Restless People, Future Islands, etc. etc. etc. Dodge ball is back. Something called “The Allsaints Pub” will be […]
7/11 – Les Savy Fav, Frankie Rose & The Outs, Dinosaur Feathers 7/18 – Murder City Devils, Obits, Jeff The Brotherhood 7/25 – Cap’n Jazz, No Age, Lightning Bolt 8/1 – Spoon, Blonde Redhead, Xeno & Oaklander 8/8 – Gang Gang Dance, Man Man, The Beets 8/15 – Titus Andronics, Crystal Stilts, Drink Up Buttercup […]
Photo by Michael Rusch for c/o the New York Times The Times takes a long, hard look at just how Senator Charles E. Schumer came to back Jelly’s Pool Parties as they faced contract renewal problems following last year’s shows. It reveals there actually came a time when park officials grew frustrated with Jelly and […]