Monthly Archives: March 2008

QC REVIEW: CRYSTAL CASTLES @ STUDIO B 3/25

by ariel panero Crystal Castles played their first show in New York at studio B in support of their debut album THRASH THRASH THRASH. First off Studio B is an abomination, not meant as a concert venue only as poorly designed nightclub for fashionable hipsters to show of their new American Apparel outfits. Second off [...]

QC REVIEW: MOUNTAIN GOATS @ WEBSTER HALL 3/18

by kristen bartley With so many bands emerging onto the scene, indie rock shows usually end up being hit or miss. For me personally, there are two types of these shows. One where it is pretty much essential to either be a devoted fan and possess the ability to sing word for word to every [...]

QC INTERVIEW: THE KNIFE

Quiet Color: You started making music in 1999, whose idea was it to start making music? The Knife�s Karen Dreijer: I think it was my idea to just try and make something out of some demos I had. But I didn’t have any idea about starting a band; it was just something that just happened. [...]

SUCKA’ HAIKU

elucidate a lifeline punctuated by a baggage claim melody a 7 dollar moment trumped by an immortal mosquito *

HOT CHIP ADD A BK TOUR DATE

Myspace bulletins can really help a brother out. Via MS and their official website, Hot Chip announced that they’ll be adding an April 8th performance to their current Made in the Dark tour. The date is at the Music Hall of Williamsburg. Tickets are $35 and doors open at 8, with the show (supposedly) starting [...]

POLLOCK VS. BJORK

by jon ledoux August 8, 1949: Life Magazine publishes a four page spread of paintings by an unknown Jackson Pollock with the question “Is he the greatest living painter in the United States.” Half a century later in June of 1993 Bjork Guomundsdottir released her first solo album Debut. Although the publication and release of [...]

SUDDEN & OLDHAM: AN OCCULT CONNECTION

by miki Nikki Sudden and Will Oldham can be said to be somewhat analogous or at least comparable musicians. Both are very well known for their solo work with which they have persisted throughout their careers although both were involved in several different bands with different names. Chiefly among these bands were Nikki [...]

ON SNAKE WORSHIP

by miki pellerano The human race has deteriorated into a spiritual protozoan; imbued with an emptiness so deep, it rouses an insatiable lust for obedience to a higher organism. The Legions of Dictatorship, thriving on such social conditions, have designed this very degeneration over centuries, exacerbating their ever-increasing dominion.

QC INTERVIEW: THINK ABOUT LIFE

The Think About Life crew sits down with QuietColor to discuss blogs, basketball, and underground music. The band has since disbanded, but Graham (the red haired one) has gone onto stardom as the lone member of Miracle Fortress. Miracle Fortress garnered acclaim at SXSW IN 2007 and continues to march strong in the indie scene. [...]

LAND OF THE PIZZA MAN

by brian m Palm trees make me so damn happy. Pics taken on an iPhone.