Tag Archives: Brooklyn

DO IT YOURSELF *Episode 4* LIGHTS OUT @ MARKET HOTEL

still photo & edit by joe perez / shot by muggsy and koster We’re up to episode 4 in our ‘Do It Yourself‘ vodcast series and we’re going doco with a portrait of Market Hotel during its infamous “shut down” in February 2010. During a private shoot with QC last year, members of the bands [...]

DO IT YOURSELF *Episode 3* WILDBIRDS & PEACEDRUMS

edited by muggsy Part 3 of Quiet Color’s ‘Do It Yourself‘ video series takes us to Bushwick, Brooklyn and the living room/art gallery/Brooklyn D.I.Y. venue Fort Useless. It was a cold and gray day in NYC when we met with husband and wife Andreas Werliin and Mariam Wallentin, more aptly known as the Swedish indie [...]

ADULT THEMES @ SHEA STADIUM

by luke Adult Themes know how to jam. Check out this video of them rocking Shea Stadium on Wednesday night.

BJORK ABOVE THE AUTO PARTS STORE

by kate max It may have been the first overheated, sweaty dance party of 2010: on Sunday night Above the Auto Parts store was the place to be as Bjork (Yes, THAT Bjork) was DJing and dancing amongst the sweat-soaked crowd. At any given moment, you could have stepped on the the toes of the [...]

EL PERRO DEL MAR PLAYS BK / COVERS THE XX

article, photos & video by kate maxwell El Perro Del Mar covering The xx Last night, El Perro Del Mar played a spirited show at BK’s Knitting Factory. Flanked by fellow Swedish counterparts Taken By Trees, El Perro put on a reverent display for the sold-out crowd. It was the first show to draw me [...]

HORSE STORIES @ PETE’S CANDY STORE

by Joel Chaffee Horse Stories, whose fifth LP November, November saw release January 19th, was a quiet electric ballad Thursday night at Pete’s Candy Store in Brooklyn. Writer, singer, and rhythm guitarist Toby Burke stood while Luther Russell assumed a stool and played a bluesy, poppy lead guitar, melodies and some wonderful tremolo assuming prominence. [...]

IKEBE SHAKEDOWN @ THE KNITTING FACTORY FRI

by marc amigone This Friday night, three of the hottest afrobeat bands on the Brooklyn scene are converging on the Knitting Factory for an afro-throwdown of epic proportions.¬† Ikebe Shakedown is celebrating the release of their EP Hard Steppin’ and have invited former QC show band Mamarazzi, along with Zongo Junction and DJ Afro-Marc, to [...]

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: AIR WAVES

by kevin diamond It’s a rare treat when you find a song that succeeds not because it’s hip or poppy or ironic or slick or catchy, but because it is, down to its bones, a perfect song. That’s the way I feel about Air Waves’ “Shine On,” and it’s such a refreshing feeling that I [...]

QC INTERVIEW: THE JAGUAR CLUB

post and pics by amy davis Brooklynite rock trio, The Jaguar Club, are like a delicious, Wonka-esque candy creation for your ears. Sweet, then edgy, and exploding with danceable beats, their music is a sonic candy chameleon that can easily find a secure spot with even the most fickle of auditory tastes. Artist: The Jaguar [...]

BK VENUE REVIEW: DON PEDRO

by amy davis Don Pedro makes no apologies for being unlike your typical mod Williamsburg haunts. Gritty and loving it, this Brooklyn music venue/eatery fully embraces the well-worn characteristics that keep it hovering that thin line between the adjectives frequently describing it as rustic and downright dive-bar chic. No, no, no, this Old New York venue [...]