Tag Archives: cold war kids

INDIE NEWS REEL: MEMORIAL DAZE

by charles poladian Ah, Memorial Day, a three day weekend, BBQ, friends, laughter, lounging and music. It goes by in a blur and you don’t realize until it is too late that it’s over, and the anticipation of the next lazy three day weekend builds to a point of distraction. Luckily, the time to fret [...]

QC MIXTAPE VOL. 17 (OCT 12 – 18)

by bmac I saw Cold War Kids last night @ the TLA in Philly, and they absolutely killed it. I didn’t really know what to expect going into the concert because I was hoping for a high energy show but their new album, Loyalty to Loyalty, is a little on the slow side. Luckily they [...]

QC STAFF PICKS: FALL PREVIEW

by QC staff While everyone waits for their seasonal affective disorder to kick in, we’re getting amp’d for some of the fresh music that’s about to drop this Fall. Keep in mind that new albums by Metric, CocoRosie, Patrick Wolf, The Postal Service, Q-Tip, The Divine Comedy, and Basement Jaxx are all scheduled for 2008 [...]

QC @ OUTSIDE LANDS: DAY 1

by james siciliano It starts with an, “Excuse me, sir. Would you mind moving your seat?” But I,m not at the concert, I’m on my American Airlines flight en route to San Francisco for this weekend’s Outside Lands Festival. “Sure”, I said. No problem. It’s fucking 9 in the morning and all I want to [...]

QC MIXTAPE VOL. 3 (JULY 6-12)

by john e. glasgow Hi people, here’s our newest mixtape filled with all the mp3′s featured on QuietColor this week. What a strange and interesting week. Today I got caught in a thunderstorm driving a convertible. It was magical. I leave you with an excerpt from Kurt Vonnegut’s book Hocus Pocus, published in 1990. She [...]

QC MIXTAPE VOL. 2 (JUNE 29 – JULY 5)

by bmac In case you missed the first installment of the QC Mixtape series, our plan is to release all of the mp3s we showcase during each week in one glorious Sunday post. Check out the jams from last week. As always you can stream/download the songs separately, or grab them all at once using [...]

QC REVIEW: COLD WAR KIDS IN PROSPECT PARK

article and photo by kristen bartley I love free things. I love Brooklyn. I love parks (especially ones conveniently located in my backyard). And I love music in parks even more. So how could I not be down for the Cold War Kids show last Friday at the Prospect Park Bandshell? Apparently a lot of [...]

QC MIXTAPE VOL. 1 (JUNE 22-28)

by bmac Listen up folks. From now on, every Sunday we will create a post that contains all of the amazing music from the previous week of QC. Each track can be streamed or saved separately, or you can grab a zip with all of the songs in one place. Here’s everything from last week. [...]

COLD WAR KIDS’ SECOND, DUE IN FALL

by phil miller (photo by QC) Seems like everyone is putting something out in 2008. Southern California’s Cold War Kids just announced they will release their heavily anticipated sophomore album this September. The album is still without a title, but the band has been hitting the studio hard for the follow up to 2006’s Robbers [...]

QC @ BONNAROO 2007

by alex & christos QuietColor kicks it at Bonnaroo with the Cold War Kids, Feist, David Cross, Elvis Perkins, D.J. Shadow, The White Stripes, and many