Tag Archives: Bishop Allen

INDIE NEWS REEL: WINTER FLOWER

by charles poladian It was a time for ghosts, ghouls, CMJ, and sunlight. October has come and left us bitter. That night where I gained an hour was a precious gift that loving October could only bring. Unfortunately November shakes sleep from her gentle head from a year of slumber and her gift is darkness [...]

NORTHSIDE DAY THREE: ANAMANAGUCHI, WOODS, BISHOP ALLEN

by kevin diamond The Shanks should be re-named The Stank. That’s a bad pun, but DAMN that place is hot, moist (ew) and smokey as hell. By the time I left (about an hour before Kurt Vile started his 1:00 set late, at 2:20) I felt like I’d been swimming in the accumulated sweat of [...]

THE SHIVERS: IN THE MORNING

by apex The Shivers return with another new album titled In the Morning which was officially released today. Front man Keith Zarriello is a music purist, which is represented definitively by the raw and lo-fi style of the new tracks. It’s also the reason why The Shivers now operate as a duo made up of [...]

BISHOP ALLEN @ BOWERY BALLROOM

by kevin diamond “This is either an auspicious beginning or an inauspicious beginning” explained singer Justin Rice. Bishop Allen had just finished their first song, and the bass amp was engulfed in flames. “I’m gonna go with inauspicious.” It was a memorable start to a show that was at times energetic and at other times [...]

QC PROFILE: DARLINGS

by k♦ I saw Darlings play Glasslands about a month ago with The Sundelles, and was blown away by their energy and songwriting. Their tunes are tuneful but covered with a sticky feedback, as if Bishop Allen got into a fight with My Bloody Valentine. The lead singer has a sugary yelp, which is accompanied [...]

BISHOP ALLEN GO GRRR

by kevin diamond Bishop Allen, one of the only bands around carrying the torch for the late 70′s power pop tradition we all love, is releasing their new album, playfully titled Grrr…, on March 10th. I’ve been a fan of these guys since their EP Project, where they recorded an album a month for an [...]