Tag Archives: nyc

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: ERIC DROOKER

by greg dybec For many of us New Yorkers, our ever-expanding, forever changing, perpetually intriguing city is something we have become accustomed to. Not that we don’t appreciate our fascinating confines, though it may be safe to say that we don’t all keep an eye out for wonderment when commuting to work or running errands. [...]

JOE PURDY ON ACID

by inky jojo It was an average night in the valley. I had spent the previous evening in downtown Burbank, if my memory serves me right, at a pool hall getting completely wasted and arguing with the bartender over my tab at the end of the night. I believe it was over the price of [...]

NIN & MEW @ TERMINAL 5 – 8/26

post and pics by marc evan NIN at Terminal 5.  After attending two very different NIN shows this week (the prior being the epic Webster Hall show on Sunday), I am physically and emotionally drained.  Mew opened with a short but wonderful set.  They played a bunch of new songs but I was most thankful [...]

TOUR UPDATES: PASSION PIT & ART BRUT

by neeko No they’re not touring together even though that would make for an incredibly cerebral show. But moving on.. the groups made separate tour announcements yesterday and we deemed them worth noting. Art Brut’s concert trek through June includes five NYC dates. All the shows are at Mercury Lounge and run from June 1st-5th. [...]

SHAKE WHAT YOUR MoMA GAVE YA’

by chris carpenter One of New York City’s most attractive qualities is its accessibility to world-renowned resources.  When you spend time here it’s possible to forget that, and ignore these wonderful gems while they’re in such close proximity.  I was reminded of this recently as my roommate and I hit up The Museum of Modern [...]

QC GIVEAWAY: MINIATURE TIGERS – NYC – 2/15

by freebie mcdeebie Do you like free shit?  Because we enjoy giving stuff away.  You do?  Nice!  We should hang out.  Behold first installment of a new weekly feature called QC Giveaway.  Here’s the gist – we have a silly contest each week where the winner gets free tickets to something awesome, typically in the [...]

TERROR PIGEON DANCE REVOLT @ LIT

by squelio and e$ Walking into Lit last night, we knew we would be in for a treat. Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt was playing the downstairs of the tiny bar, outfitted with some of the most awesomely tacky Christmas decorations you’ve ever seen. It only added to the wonderfully eccentric TPDR, currently on David Byrne’s [...]

THE SHIVERS IN L.A.

by fawn j. The Shivers – Sweat – Luxury Wafers Sessions from Luxury Wafers on Vimeo. The Shivers took a break from NYC for some tour dates on the West Coast. The journey was cleansing and productive as they played a handful of gigs and a wedding party on request. The married couple professed that [...]

CMJ 2009 (YEA I SAID IT)

by phil It hasn’t taken long for organizers to announce festival dates for CMJ 2009 in New York. Just a few weeks after another successful run in 2008 (big ups to Kevin and Eliza for Quiet Color’s 2008 coverage), the festival has officially marked October 20-24 as the dates for next years run. CMJ will [...]

ELECTRONIC RECYCLING IN NYC

by greg dybec In these modern times the existence of a ‘Green’ revolution can often be found around any corner of this great country. It seems safe to say that most of us have been taught the environmental significance of recycling. We are usually told to recycle paper, plastic, glass, and now electronic devices. This [...]