Monthly Archives: March 2010

TWIN SISTER GIVE IT UP FOR FREE

by kevin diamond Pre-empting their inclusion in L Magazine’s annual “8 Bands to Watch in NYC” feature, which came out today, Twin Sister graced the internet yesterday with a gift. For the next two weeks, you can download, free of charge, the entirety of their new EP, Color Your Life. It’s a quick study in [...]

HANNE HUKKELBERG KICKS OFF NORDIC SERIES

by roko Tomorrow night at Scandinavia House on 58 Park Avenue, one of our favorite artists kicks off a cool international music series. Norwegian singer Hanne Hukkelberg will play a stripped down set Thursday at 7 pm and the Nordic Center will have subsequent showcases on May 6, June 3 and August 5. Stay tuned [...]

QC: PARTY TEASER + NEW DEVELOPMENTS

by roko flip We’re hard at work on some exciting new QC projects including some incredible vodcasts featuring the likes of Javelin, Wildbirds and Peacedrums, Ava Luna and many more. But we’re also in the midst of planning the next Quiet Color spectacular. Before we announce the new show in the coming weeks, we thought [...]

QC INTERVIEW: CARIBOU

by christos mountzouros Swim is Caribou’s follow up to the critically acclaimed and Polaris Prize winning record Andorra. The new album was released on April 20th via Merge Records. Quiet Color’s Christos Mountzouros recently had a chance to chat with Dan Snaith AKA Caribou about his new release. While the calling card provided by the [...]

MTYMX: A REFLECTION

by kevin diamond Much has been written about this past week’s Todd P Currated MTYMX Festival in Monterrey, Mexico. Some things fair, some unfair. I thought I’d take a moment, as someone who was personally involved in the festival, to express a few of my thoughts about the matter. Artist: Dan Deacon Song: Of The [...]

THE VOICE PROJECT FOR UGANDA

by roko flip The Voice Project a US based non-profit supporting the women of Northern Uganda who have been using music effectively to bring soldiers home from Africa’s longest running war, the 24 year old conflict that has devastated the region of Northern Uganda, Congo, Southern Sudan and CAR. the idea for the “cover chain” [...]

EFTERKLANG: THE SOFT BEATING

by Better Than Medium Here’s an interesting road doc featuring Efterklang. Shot in March of ’09, the video follows the band as they tour the U.S. and test out new material off their now released album Magic Chairs. The doc is by music journalist Ralf Christensen who captures Efterklang playing various versions of the song [...]

MOVE YOUR MIND MIX

by gina taye A mini-mix to move your thoughts forward.. Artist: DJ Booka Shade Song: Contact (Brigitte Bardot Remix) Artist: Tabla Beat Science live in SF Song: Tala Matrix Artist: Neon Indian Song: Sleep Paralysist

BLK JKS TO PLAY WORLD CUP KICKOFF

by kate max The world’s eyes will be trained on South Africa this summer, as the continent hosts its first-ever FIFA World Cup. 32 National teams will convene in ten stadiums across the country to compete for what many consider the World’s greatest sports honor. The action of the first game begins on June 10, [...]

RETROSPECTIVE FRAGMENTS FROM SXSW

by lisa jaycox SXSW was an alcohol-infused whirlwind that ended too soon, but allow me to share some cherished fragments… Artist: Daedelus Song: Order Of The Golden Dawn …