Monthly Archives: June 2010

QC INTERVIEW: JENNY WILSON

by christos mountzouros Recently Christos got to sit down with one of his musical icons, Jenny Wilson. Her breadth of work and constant evolution has made her one of the more interesting and often mysterious figures in the music scene. Well known for her work with The Knife, Jenny has had a successful solo career [...]

QC NORTHSIDE SHOWCASE 6/24

by kate maxwell The L Magazine’s Northside Festival begins next Thursday, June 24, showcasing more than 300 bands at dozens of venues in north Brooklyn over four days.  Quiet Color will be curating a show at Bar Matchless on the festival’s opening night and we’ve put together a spectacular lineup, including two bands from the L Mag’s [...]

AVA LUNA: CLIPS

by luke Check out Ava Luna’s debut music video of the track “Clips” directed by Hooks. It’s a subtle stroll through the woods for the emerging Brooklyn band, featuring Carlos and company, plus some stringed-up apples. We’re big fans of the Ava Luna crew for playing the type of Soul music we can dance to. Screw [...]

BONNAROO 2010: RECAP

by ryan s. (pics by charles poladian) I’m happy to report that we’ve made it back to Brooklyn after another year of sweating through four fantastic days of music and human interaction in Manchester, TN for Bonnaroo 2010.  Showers and mattresses never feel as good as when you finally get back from the crazy trek. [...]

NEW CROCODILES: SLEEP FOREVER

by loki Crocodiles have a new record coming out September 14th via Fat Possum records. Sleep Forever is the much-anticipated follow up to their debut album Summer Of Hate. Expect some more catchy lo-fi pop as the Crocodiles preview the new material with various tour dates this summer. They’ll be playing those shows as a [...]

MEMORY TAPES: BICYCLE

by ted Memory Tapes will be playing a number of tour dates this summer including the BK Vegan Showcase at Northside Fest. Twin Sister and DOM join them for that show, which takes place at Music Hall of Williamsburg on Saturday, June 26th. Here’s there new video for the track “Bicycle.”

DAVID BYRNE: ARCHITECTURE & MUSIC

by david byrne from ted.com As his career grew, David Byrne went from playing CBGB to Carnegie Hall. He asks: “Does the venue make the music?” From outdoor drumming to Wagnerian operas to arena rock, he explores how context has pushed musical innovation. Byrne says: “My own talk (it wasn’t a musical performance) was based [...]

WILDBIRDS AND PEACEDRUMS LIVE @ FORT USELESS

by Margaret Mountfields Kelly Just before returning home to Sweden, Wildbirds & Peacedrums played an intimate set for us at Fort Useless in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Even at the tailend of their tour, the duo showed no signs of exhaustion. Full of energy and excited to share their music with us, their performance speaks for itself…

OFF TO BONNAROO

by ryan s Another Bonnaroo is fast approaching and I’m happy to have started the drive south to Manchester, TN.  The most common question I get is “who are you most excited to see?”  Which makes me realize that this year I’m not driving toward a certain sound, I’ve become addicted to the unique experience [...]

DOGANDPONYSHOW MIXTAPE : JUNE BRUISER

by kevin diamond Planet Queen (Acoustic Version) – T. Rex Marilyn’s Grave – Nothing People Caeser – Ty Segall Marathon – Tennis End Times – Weekend Sitting Here – Slow Animal Summer’s Gonna Be My Girl – The Go Guiyome – Konono No. 1 Summer of Panic – Hanoi Janes Fishage – Beaters Dream Talkin [...]