Monthly Archives: May 2009

QC MIXTAPE VOL.47 (MAY 24 – 30)

by bmac Pop Out Player “When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened.” …..- Winston Churchill Stay up my friends.  Here are all the jams [...]

INDIE NEWS REEL WKEND EDITION 5/30

by charles poladian As the week turns to the weekend, the sun comes out and all is right in the world. That’s the way it should work, right? Let’s talk about confessions, man it’s always hard to look back and go “What was I thinking?” as a wee lad, only 5 or so, I remember [...]

QC CONFESSIONS

by the QC staff (blurb by chris carp) As a music web site, we consider ourselves to have a well refined taste.  However, we are all guilty of taking a dip in the lame pool at some point in our formative years. Some of us even did laps.  The first step in the grieving process [...]

ARTIST PROFILE: JEFF KOONS

by marissa bea One of my heroes, and the man who creates controversy at every turn, Jeff Koons, is one of the absolute greats in the contemporary art world. Koons, a university educated artist, worked on Wall Street as a commodity broker for several years, and brought his unique view of art marketing into his [...]

INDIE NEWS REEL: 5/28

by charles poladian Ah, Memorial Day is gone. A little too humid for my tastes, but what can you do. It did not rain and I hit plenty of BBQ’s. With that being said, there tends to be a bit of a lull. Maybe it’s the food; maybe it’s the people forgetting to get back [...]

DEAD BANDS: SUNNY DAY REAL ESTATE

by chuck bell When a great band dies once, it is tragic. When a great band continues to die over and over again, it is just plain frustrating. Seattle’s Sunny Day Real Estate have returned from the grave several times, only to crawl right back in several months later. Starting as a three piece in [...]

MORE ART VOL. 1

by marissa bea Alrighty folks, seeing as this site is dedicated to music AND art, I think it is only fitting that we have a More Art section to coincide with the More Music section that has become a nice staple in our lives. So, every week, we’re going to not only give you tidbits [...]

ENBAN DANCES ON YOUR FACE

by rico As I walked into Rubulad two weeks ago, the first bit of insanity to hit my senses was the dancing members of Enban and their electronic musical stylings. Dawned in white jump suits, it sounded like a slew of jack’d up Mark Mothersbaugh beats. These sound makers and percussionists are Brooklyn based with [...]

FULL RELEASE: 5/26

by kevin diamond Tuesday, May 26th marks one of the more epoch album release dates of 2009. While a few of these LP’s have already reached web prominence, today we brand them with approved QC ratings (alongside mini reviews) in conjunction with their official release. It’s a fine day to hit a record store. GRIZZLY [...]

QC MIXTAPE VOL. 46 (MAY 17 – 23)

by ol timeless Pop Out Player “A child-like man is not a man whose development has been arrested; on the contrary, he is a man who has given himself a chance of continuing to develop long after most adults have muffled themselves in the cocoon of middle-aged habit and convention.” …..- Aldous Huxley Get all [...]