Monthly Archives: April 2010

QUIET COLOR’S MAGIC WEDDING IS COMING!

trailer by muggs It all goes down Friday, May 21st at the Monster Island Basement. 4 bands: Project Jenny, Project Jan,  Swimming In Speakers,  Carnivores, and Sunglasess. 3 magicians PLUS an actual wedding ceremony performed by an ordained reverend prior to the PJPJ set. Monster Island is at 128 River St @ Metropolitan – L-Bedford, [...]

SLEIGH BELLS – “TELL ‘EM”

by kevin diamond Just a quick post to let you know that Sleigh Bells have released the first single from upcoming debut album TREATS. The album comes out May 11th on M.I.A.’s Neet label. May 11th is also the night of Sleigh Bells’ show at Ridgewood Temple. That show include up-and-comers CULTS and The Sundelles. [...]

M.I.A. – BORN FREE

by pena If you haven’t seen it yet, here is the most disturbingly creative and brilliant music video you’ll see in a long while. M.I.A.’s third album Born Free is out June 29th on N.E.E.T / XL / Interscope.  Here’s a first glimpse of some of the political mayhem M.I.A. will seemingly present with her new [...]

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: ERIC DROOKER

by greg dybec For many of us New Yorkers, our ever-expanding, forever changing, perpetually intriguing city is something we have become accustomed to. Not that we don’t appreciate our fascinating confines, though it may be safe to say that we don’t all keep an eye out for wonderment when commuting to work or running errands. [...]

QC WANTS TO MARRY YOU

by qc staff Quietcolor.com wants to marry you! ‘Quiet Color’s Magic Wedding’ will be taking place on May 21st at Monster Island and we’re looking for a sweet couple to be the bride and groom. Swimming In Speakers is making the trek from upstate NY, joining Project Jenny, Project Jan and Sunglasses for the ceremony, [...]

WEDNESDAY MINI-MIX

by brautty WE WERE THE ELEVEN O’CLOCK NEWS by Richard Brauitgan We were the eleven o’clock news because while the rest of the world was going to hell we made love. Artist: Twin Sister Song: Milk & Honey Artist: The Hood Internet Song: Nuthin’ But A Journal Thang Artist: Public Enemy Song: Don’t Believe the [...]

WORLDLY PRACTICES ON 4/20

by loki ► New York 2010 Today, NORML launches a new advertisement for 4/20 on Times Square’s largest electronic billboard calling out New York City politicians and law enforcement for having one of the highest—and most racially disparate—cannabis arrest rates in the United States. The advertisement will run 18 times a day until late May, [...]

UNNATURAL HELPERS: CRACKED LOVE & OTHER DRUGS

by mary Pic on the cover’s backside is either a woman with no curves or a little girl in a striped bathing suit, with one hand in a masturbatory position… the other hand’s got a book with a cover pic of a bearded guy’s face where hers would be. Inside the case’s a pic of [...]

COACHELLA: DAY 3

by Scott Iasillo Day 3 was the big one. The day that had the best acts, the best variety, and a less congested crowd. With all these good things comes the problem of missing certain sets. Do I catch Spoon and then try to make it in time for Sly Stone? Does Phoenix get more [...]

PRESSER OF THE DAY: DEPT. OF EAGLES

by ruli Daniel Rossen and Fred Nicolaus, known collectively as Department of Eagles, have released relatively little music together, and their catalogue may seem a little schizophrenic. How did they develop from college roommates goofing off with sampling software into the harbingers of an atmospheric and grandiose symphonic pop sound? “ARCHIVE 2003 – 2006,” comprised [...]