Monthly Archives: June 2008

VORCAN IN PHILLY

by muggs Vorcan, a badass collaborative art duo out of Philly, tears it up at the Fire to the mesmerizing tunes of The Motet. Vort and Cank (the founders of Vorcan) use the music as their inspiration, and have painted over 250 shows across the US and Europe. For their latest project they produced 50 [...]

TRASH: ANY COLOR YOU LIKE

by reginald max (photos by gina marie) So you wake up to your dirty Brooklyn block and hear a Spanish woman threatening her son with a wooden spoon. Five paces later your face gets hit with some sewer steam, while your nose catches a drift of trash odor permeating from overstuffed black bags. Agh… refreshing. [...]

MP3 OF THE DAY: MONDAY 6/30

by christos This band’s website is like going to McDonald’s on acid. SIDEWALK CHALK BY THE A-SIDES:

QC MIXTAPE VOL. 1 (JUNE 22-28)

by bmac Listen up folks. From now on, every Sunday we will create a post that contains all of the amazing music from the previous week of QC. Each track can be streamed or saved separately, or you can grab a zip with all of the songs in one place. Here’s everything from last week. [...]

NATION BEAT: LEGENDS OF THE PREACHER

by marc amigone It’s not often you’ll hear Portuguese lyrics sung over a Cajun blues backdrop, but Legends of the Preacher, the new album from Nation Beat, set to release July 15th on Modiba Productions, has a groove and character all its own. Blending sounds of Southern blues with Brazilian maracatu and a whole lot [...]

MP3 OF THE DAY: SATURDAY 6/28

by christos New Buffalo constantly throws out some of the most beautiful vocal melodies around. Just try not to love this track off their new album Somewhere, Anywhere. And please, STAY WITH US. STAY WITH US BY NEW BUFFALO:

FLOBOTS RISING

by DQ A good friend of mine called me in a frenzy last week demanding that I check out Flobots on YouTube. What began as a 5 minute info-digging session turned into almost 2 hours of amazing music sampling. STAND UP BY THE FLOBOTS:

QC REVIEW: SIGUR RÓS

by kevin diamond Listen, Sigur Rós, some of us have fucking day jobs, ok? Your cinematic soundscapes may have been fascinating when we were in college, skipping class to smoke opium and pig out on dining hall food. But how do you expect a 9-to-5er like me to take time out of his busy schedule [...]

GOLDFRAPP SAYS WHATSUP

by thesis j Goldfrapp released their fourth album Seventh Tree in late February and are currently touring Europe. Amidst their travels, lead singer Alison Goldfrapp took a second to say whats up. Check it out. … A&E BY GOLDFRAPP:

MERMAID PARADE PICS!!!

by kristen bartley So the 2008 Mermaid Parade jumped off last Saturday in Coney Island. Thankfully our trusty QC photographer Kristen Bartley was their to capture some of the madness. You’ll wish you would have gone… on drugs.