Monthly Archives: May 2008

RATATAT – NEW BROOKLYN DATE ANNOUNCED

by kristen b Summer is upon us cityfolk. This is that time of year where I purge my ipod of all that depressing, I-want-to-hibernate-for-weeks crap, and load it up with all that is fun and loud.There’s nothing quite like strolling around Brooklyn neighborhoods in the summer dodging bikes and kids screaming for Mister Softee, gawking [...]

MONTAG’S LAIR HAS YOU

by muggs What happens when you cross a diplodocus with several diplodocus?

“BEAUTY” BY THE SHIVERS – LIVE IN BROOKLYN

by muggs Keith and Jo from The Shivers played to an intimate Williamsburg crowd late last night at Zebulon. Here is a clip of the duo performing Beauty. More info about The Shivers’ latest album can be found here.

BUILT TO SPILL TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED

by phil This fall expect the beards, basketballs and noodly guitar solos to be in full effect; Built to Spill have just released details on a full scale tour in support of their 1997 classic album, Perfect From Now On. Dubbed the Perfect From Now On tour, the indie-legends will revisit the album in it’s [...]

BUSHWICK OPEN STUDIOS 2008

by thesis jones (photo by danee voorhees) The neighborhood battles will wage on forever in New York city. The wise will realize that art is everywhere. Bushwick Open Studios flashes that reality in a non-profit weekend arts festival where neighborhood residents (and their artwork) are the exhibits. From movie screenings, gallery openings, art installations, andperformance [...]

YEEHAW INDUSTRIES

by devin From Creative Directors to Interactive Designers to Copywriters, a creative staff has one thing in common: they’re always looking for new ideas and inspirations. This need occasionally translates into an art show within a company. About a month ago our Creative department invited in a relatively young but very imaginative company to come [...]

QC PREVIEW: A NIGHT IN SLOVENIA

by marc gabriel amigone Saturday, May 31st @ 8pm The Town Hall – 123 W. 43rd St. Tickets: $15 – $20 [order] Have you ever wanted to travel in Eastern Europe? Have you dreamt of backpacking through hillside villages, sampling the local foods, drinking local wines and taking in the unique cultures? Well, this Saturday [...]

DAVID BYRNE AND THE DIRTY PROJECTORS = RED HOT

by josiah Hold your breath for a second….according to a recent journal entry on his site, David Byrne has recorded two songs with the Dirty Projectors. I don’t think it’s just me that finds this pairing ingenious, as Byrne writes in his entry: “I’d been told more than once that we should all work together, [...]

NEW COCO VIDEO: “GOD HAS A VOICE”

thanks to christos The much awaited video for CocoRosie’s “God Has A Voice, She Sings Through Me” (Touch and Go/Quarterstic) is finally here, it’s awesome, and the Cassidy sisters look sexy as hell. Bianca ditches her stache and her shirt and Sierra dons the garb of a psychedelic eskimo. Diamonds and dolphins ensue. The video [...]

PINK FLOYD CONTINUES TO MESS WITH OUR HEADS

by phil The Pink Floyd reunion wheel is spinning again Founder, Roger Waters says the main obstacle to a Floyd reunion is guitarist David Gilmour. In an interview with Britain’s The Word magazine, when asked about the prospect of a reunion, Waters was quoted as saying “The answer is… not up to me. The [...]