Tag Archives: JELLYNYC

YOU WILL KNOW US BY THE RAINED OUT POOL PARTY

by kevin diamond  (pic from last year’s black lips pool party by mel mccue) The Pool Parties may have jumped the shark with all the rules and regulations, security guards, police, separated drinking area, etc (seriously, it’s like a police state in there) but that provided the perfect background for the Black Lips‘ supporting set [...]

KING KHAN @ MCCARREN POOL

by kevin diamond Watch the full concert at baeblemusic.com James Brown on acid doesn’t nearly go far enough towards describing the madness and hysteria that is a King Khan and the Shrines show. Do yourself a favor, pick up The Supreme Genius of King Khan And The Shrines. You can thank me later, when you’re [...]

CMJ DAY 5: THE MADNESS ENDS

by kevin diamond I think I’ve got the flu. I trekked across this city last night in the pouring rain, catching three bands, hitting an open bar, and spending all of 10 seconds inside the crowded Cutting Room before heading home. When I awoke, still soaked from the torrential rains of the previous night, I [...]

THE POOL PARTIES DRY UP

by kevin diamond For the last two weeks, the world has sat riveted, glued to their television sets, as the nations of the earth competed against each other in events such as Swimming, Running, Throwing Things, Playin’ Some B-Ball Outside Of The School, Riding Horsies, and Throwing Other Things, Only, These Things Are Sharp. This [...]

THE HOLD STEADY AT MCCARREN POOL

by kevin diamond (photo by marina chavez) Here’s something I never knew until today: Getting hit in the face with a dodgeball hurts, but it hurts even more when your face is wet from playing in a torrential downpour. STAY POSITIVE BY THE HOLD STEADY: