Tag Archives: Animal Collective

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: OBERHOFER

by kevin diamond Oberhofer is on everyone’s lips these days. They were recently named as one of L Magazine‘s 8 bands to watch in 2010. Its not hard to see why. These songs are as infectious as Bird Flu. Artist: Oberhofer Song: I Could Go .

QC RANT: SEARCH AND CHALLENGE

by scro lord All I want is to be surprised. Having what may begin like a familiar journey end in a weird twist of sound or ideas that jostle my balance. Confuse and intrigue me while I submerge myself in the cultural and musical delights of New York City 2010. Yes, this is some snarky [...]

WHAT DEFINED YOUR 09?

by QC staff Well, hello there. How’ve you been? How was the year? What did you do? Who did you see? Why did you make the decisions you made? Did they turn out well? Did your mistakes become happy accidents? Did you hear that song? You know which one. Wasn’t it great? How about that [...]

INDIE NEWS REEL: RACING STARS

by charles poladian So it’s that time again. I know what you’re thinking: what now? Well, it’s near the end of the year and near the end of the decade, so it’s all about the list. What’s the best toy to get, what’s the best album of 2009, what’s the best album of the first [...]

KD RECOMMENDS: MEMORY TAPES’ “SEEK MAGIC”

by kevin diamond The hype is fluid and it trickles through the cracks of the inter-webs, finding and latching upon little flecks of music gold. Lately, it’s found it’s way to several like-minded artists making lo-fi bedroom pop covered in reverb and sporting a relaxed electronic atmosphere. These bands include Washed Out, Neon Indian and [...]

ANIMAL COLLECTING IN PROSPECT PARK

by chris carpenter (pics by self-titledmag & underwhelmer on flickr) I think Prospect Park is the nicest park in New York City. Bar none. None bar. Celebrate Brooklyn created by the non-profit organization BRIC to enhance the infusion of art and performance to Brooklyn concluded their festival with two nights of Animal Collective. The concerts [...]

2009 BONNAROO WRAP-UP

by neil, alex, & muggs The weekend was a break from social convention, an immersion into music of the last 20 years, and a psychedelic adventure in Manchester, Tennessee.  An illustrious collection of Brooklyn indie rockers graced the Bonnaroo stages over the four day affair, with some surprise standouts. We’ve got band by band breakdowns [...]

INDIE NEWS REEL: WKEND EDITION 5/9

by charles poladian (white rabbits pic by andrew droz palermo) Kind of an eh weekend, no? Well, that shouldn’t be too bad. Did you hear about this amazing show that went down on Thursday? It seemed like people were really into it and had a great time. All the bands did a stellar job and [...]

QC LIVE GUIDE: 5/6 – 5/13

by neil roberts In the South of India, people used to catch monkeys in a very special way. Actually, they let monkeys catch themselves. What they did is cut a small hole in a coconut, just large enough for a monkey to put its hand in. Next, they fixed the coconut to a tree, and [...]

INDIE NEWS REEL

by charles poladian With so much shit going on in the indie world, it’s nice to have the most important happenings of the past 1/2 week summarized in a couple sentences with accompanying headlines. Cue the QC Indie News Reel to catch us up multimedia style on some cool shit you may or may not [...]