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DO IT YOURSELF *Episode 4* LIGHTS OUT @ MARKET HOTEL

still photo & edit by joe perez / shot by muggsy and koster We’re up to episode 4 in our ‘Do It Yourself‘ vodcast series and we’re going doco with a portrait of Market Hotel during its infamous “shut down” in February 2010. During a private shoot with QC last year, members of the bands [...]

THE BOOKS @ PERTH FESTIVAL

by alex p. (pics by cam & ben for qc) Connecting with a song, artist, or city can be uniquely rewarding. Connecting with all three at once is special. The Perth Festival makes that possible through the Beck’s Music Box, alluringly assembled on the Swan River in Perth, Western Australia. With a wealth of incredible [...]

DO IT YOURSELF *Episode 3* WILDBIRDS & PEACEDRUMS

edited by muggsy Part 3 of Quiet Color’s ‘Do It Yourself‘ video series takes us to Bushwick, Brooklyn and the living room/art gallery/Brooklyn D.I.Y. venue Fort Useless. It was a cold and gray day in NYC when we met with husband and wife Andreas Werliin and Mariam Wallentin, more aptly known as the Swedish indie [...]

CATCHING UP W/ SLEIGH BELLS @ SOUTHBOUND

by pelly (photos by stuart sevastos) Australia in the summer is pretty nonstop, blurry, and a sh*tload of fun. That description would fit Southbound Festival in Busselton, Western Australia and it works for power duo Sleigh Bells. We caught up with Derek from the band, amidst the 3-day fest down under which also featured hometown [...]

DO IT YOURSELF *Episode 2* POWERS ENGAGE

edit by joe perez Episode 2 of our Do It Yourself series is here as we continue our survey of the underground music scene in Bushwick, Brooklyn. We were fortunate to get the inside scoop on the Market Hotel shut down last year (a future episode fyi), but during the process we got Market alumns [...]

2010 (TOP 10)

by qc staff Check out Quiet Color’s staff picks for the ten best albums of the year. We’ve provided you with some thoughts (after the jump) on each record that made the QC cut, plus a “best of” mixtape for you to jam to. Enjoy!

DO IT YOURSELF *Episode 1* HOUSE OF YES

edit by chris mulligan We at QC spent a fair chunk of our 2010 creating and producing an 8-episode video series reflecting on Brooklyn’s precious D.I.Y. scene and some of the influential artists that pass through. After almost a whole year of planning and promising, the series is complete and ready for air. We’ll be [...]

THE SOFT PACK, SLEIGH BELLS: HIT OZ

by pelly The 16-hour flight from L.A. to Sydney can be extremely entertaining (especially if you fly on Virgin), but after watching your third movie in a row, you start thinking “this trip better be worth it.” With shows booked at the Falls Festival, Southbound, and Sunset Sounds, yank bands Sleigh Bells and The Soft [...]

NON-HOLIDAY MIX

by balthazar Create a MySpace Music Playlist at MixPod.com

POGO: WISHERY

by brooke liam Above, London producer Pogo cuts up audio samples from Snow White. That’s just a taste, visit Pogo’s youtube channel for his spin on Alice, Sword In The Stone, and a host of other mod Disney hits. Or rock his Myspace here.