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PRESSER OF THE DAY: SEAN CAREY

by Jagjaguwar The debut album from Sean Carey, All We Grow, is the result of a young lifetime spent immersed in music. As a band member of Bon Iver from the very beginning, Sean Carey witnessed a flip of his formal training to step firmly into a worldwide-touring rock band. His performance degree in classical [...]

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 [...]

DARK WAS THE NIGHT @ RADIO CITY

by pelly (pics by neil – illustration by chris duffy) At 6 PM last night I had no idea what I was doing with myself or the small mass of negativity resting in my chest. Thanks to some good counsel, an hour and a half later I was standing outside of Radio City buying a [...]

QC MIXTAPE VOL. 29 (JAN 18 – 24)

by bmac No matter how corrupt, greedy, and heartless our government, our corporations, our media, and our religious and charitable institutions may become, the music will still be wonderful. If I should ever die, God forbid, let this by my epitaph: THE ONLY PROOF HE NEEDED FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD WAS MUSIC Kurt Vonnegut [...]

BIG DAY OUT IN SYDNEY

by eliza czander After a train ride that seemed to last a goddamn eternity, we finally arrived at the festival grounds for Sydney’s Big Day Out around 1 PM. I was noticing a theme on the way over, sandwiched between bikini tops and backpacks – Aussies get fucking tanked man. We thought we knew how [...]

BON IVER’S BLOOD BANK EP

by john cole I wasn’t even expecting a new release from Bon Iver until For Emma… lost some steam. But it’s really awesome that he put out Blood Bank not too long after his debut release.  All four songs are extremely good, definitely deserving to all be on the A side of this EP.  I [...]

QC MIXTAPE VOL. 25 (DEC 7 – 13)

by bmalex I love saying whats up on Sundays. I’ve been feeling like the creepy kid in American Beauty the past week. “Sometimes there’s so much beauty in the world, I just can’t take it!” I’ve been wide open to the world lately and I’m thankful of all the people passing through. Not all people [...]

TOWN HALL WELCOMES BON IVER

by john cole (bon pic by sarah cass) This was my first experience at Town Hall and it was definitely one to remember. As the usher guided me to my seat just under the balcony, I couldn’t help but realize that it took me five years to experience this venue in person. Artist: Bon Iver [...]

LYKKE LI & BON IVER: DANCE, DANCE, DANCE

by roko This vid came out two months ago but everyone needs to see it before I’m satisfied. The ever charming Lykke Li drops some bohemian theatrics on this rendition of “Dance Dance Dance” while Bon Iver and friends jam away..

FOR EMMA, FOREVER AGO, FOR CHEAP

by bmac Amazon is offering a digital download of Bon Iver’s For Emma, Forever Ago for $2.99. Even all you naughty music pirates out there can appreciate that. Check it out here if you’re interested. Thanks to Martin for the heads up. [UPDATE: the deal is still available even though it seemed like it would [...]