Tag Archives: french kicks

INDIE NEWS REEL: WKEND EDITION 4/18

by charles poladian Springtime is hitting the Indie News Reel this weekend. It’s going to beautiful outside, so we are all looking forward to spending some beautiful days together. This weekend promises some great things, and this Reel should provide fodder to get the party starting. Also a special treat, two songs from Lissy Trullie. [...]

NOISE POP 2009

by phil miller Noise Pop Festival, the West Coast’s premiere independent celebration of music, film and art announced an additional set of headliners for the festival, now going into its 17th year. Stephen Malkmus, St. Vincent, Josh RItter, French Kicks, Ra Ra Riot , The Submarines and others will be joining previously announced headliners, Antony [...]

PASSION PIT, FRENCH KICKS @ BOWERY BALLROOM

by kevin diamond The ballroom was packed on Wednesday night with spectators, revelers, and girls who worked for AOL. Apparently French Kicks just recorded a few songs for them live, and, according to the girls, they sucked. But “Oh my god, the lead singer is so tall!” they screamed over their cosmos. Yikes. BETTER THINGS [...]

PASSION PIT GET SLEEPY

by kevin diamond Short and sweet, like a sloppy kiss: Sleepyhead, the new track from Passion Pit‘s debut EP Chunk of Change (out now on French Kiss) starts with a jolt, with distorted vocals and demented samples, but the pounding lo-fi bass thud and estatic hand claps that drive the song bring smiles to the [...]