Monthly Archives: May 2008

JOSE GONZALEZ TO KICK OFF TOUR @ BONNAROO

by thesis jones Jose Gonzales will be hitting the festival circuit this summer with stops at Bonnaroo, Sled Island, the Ottawa Blues Festival, and ACL. The Bonnaroo performance on June 13th will be the first of his North American dates spanning through the 24th in Vermont. Jose is still touring for In Our Nature (Mute [...]

QC SERIAL: PLAYING FOR TIME – PART 2

by allison v Nick sings three songs; he apparently knows all the words to as I sit there with my eyes shut as tightly as possible, make believing. The kind of make-believe where Iím conscious of what is going on, but Iím delirious because Iím just that god-damn good at pretending. Nick steers our little [...]

MARILYN MANSON VENTURES DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE

by brian The wheels are about to start turning again on Marilyn Mansonís highly anticipated directorial debut – Phantasmagoria: The Visions of Lewis Carrol. The film, which was originally scheduled for release in mid 2007, will resume production in June after Manson wraps his Eat Me, Drink Me tour. Manson has acted in a slew [...]

NEW WEEZER

by @lex Weezer releases their 6th studio recording, The Red Album on June 3rd. It marks the band’s first release since 2005. Late last year, lead singer Rivers Cuomo released Alone: The Home Recordings of Rivers Cuomo (Geffen, Dec. 12, 2007), a collection of demos spanning from 1992-2007. A song off that album, “This is [...]

MEMORIAL DAY METRIC

by @lex So this video has been out for 3 weeks now, originally released by Spin. But I’ve been working for 14 straight days (including today’s holiday) and re-watching this vid gave me the 3 1/2 minute vacation I needed to stay sane. This track was originally named “The Hooks” before Emily decided†that “Give Me [...]

TATTOO MAINSTAY HITS MANHATTAN

by @lex Starting June 1st, one of the true artists in the NYC tattoo industry will be changing venues. After numerous years at Tattoo Seen in the Bronx, the artist known as “Bern” will be working out of the Chelsea Tattoo Company in Manhattan. An FYI for tattoo enthusiasts interested in getting work done by [...]

US ONES IN BETWEEN

by @lex “I saw the sun go down, outside of Arkansas…..” US ONES IN BETWEEN BY SUNSET RUBDOWN:

THE SWAY MACHINERY

by marc amigone (photo by heather conley) What do you get when you take bluesman and Balkan Beat Box guitarist Jeremiah Lockwood, add the Yeah Yeah Yeah’s drummer Brian Chase, two horn players from Antibalas, Stuart Bogie and Jordan McLean, and bass saxophonist Colin Stetson of Arcade Fire and Tom Waits’ band? The funkiest bar [...]

TOM WAITS FOR NO MAN

by josiah (photo by anton corbijn) Since Rock and Roll history is one that is always writing and rewriting itself, its easy to see the treadmill breaking down for so many of the old soldiers Ė Iím not even going to bother with names, but if youíve paid over 100 dollars to go see an [...]

LILY RESPONDS VIA MYSPACE

by phil SoÖLily Allen; in between vacationing in Cannes, bathing topless, getting thrown off a yacht (she refutes this claim) and doing lunch with her ex boyfriend, took a second to respond to some of her critics via blog entry. The “perfectionist” and new paparazzi darling is close to finishing her next album and looks [...]