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DIRTY PROJECTORS AND BJORK

by The Dirty Projectors In April 2009, Brandon Stosuy from Stereogum.com asked me if we wanted to play a benefit concert at a bookstore in New York. I said yes. He asked Björk the same thing, and she said yes. Then he asked us if we wanted to collaborate, and we said yes. Björk asked [...]

DIRTY PROJECTORS: NEW FREE TUNES

by roko flip Today Dirty Projectors released Ascending Melody b/w Emblem Of The World, a 7″ that features two previously unreleased tracks that just missed the cut for Bitte Orca. You can buy a physical copy of the record here, or get the tracks for free (digitally) at this link. The point of the promotion [...]

ONE LAST LOOK BEFORE I GO

QC Staff (edited by Chris Carpenter) “A man needs to look, not down, but up to standards set so much above his ordinary self as to make him feel that he is himself spiritually the underdog.” – Irving Babbitt The 00′s are over. The decade triumphantly ended, and now we’re on to the teens. Still, [...]

INDIE NEWS REEL: LABOR DAY EDITION

by charles poladian As Labor Day is around the corner, the wind is getting colder. A certain showcase event is happening at the Mercury Lounge on Sunday. Through the grapevine, I hear there are some awesome bands and a good times to be had. If all else fails, get drunk and BBQ.  You don’t have [...]

VIDEO BLITZ: INDEPENDENCE EDITION

by charles poladian Enough talk of the summer, I figure I am jinxing it. Let’s talk turkey, or BBQ, and fireworks. Are you booked? Any plans?  If you do, or even if you don’t, music will be prevalent no matter where you go. With that being said, I think I have said enough and the [...]

FULL RELEASE : 6/9

by the QC staff This week’s new releases are devastatingly necessary. The godfathers of noise-pop, Sonic Youth, release a pleasant, easily digestible continuation of their long career. Dirty Projectors release one of the most anticipated (and best) albums of the year, and Mos Def threatens to become relevant again with his hit-or-miss (but mostly hit) [...]

INDIE NEWS REEL: 6/3

by charles poladian All quiet as June makes its debut. The summer promises numerous highlights including festivals, free movies, free music, and great shows. Maybe you are going to see Phish this week, maybe you are catching one of five Art Brut shows at Mercury Lounge, maybe you are catching Nine Inch Nails and Jane’s [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

THE QC LIVE GUIDE: APRIL 30 – MAY 3

by kevin diamond One week from today is Quiet Color Presents: Pow Wow! with The Sundelles, Darlings and Shark?. Its going to be a monumental show. Both Pow Wow! and Darlings were mentioned in L Magazine‘s recent “8 Bands To Watch” issue, and with good reason. Well, you can take their advice and watch them [...]