Tag Archives: pains of being pure at heart

HERE COME THE VASELINES

by john cole Glasgow, Scotland based band, The Vaselines are back on tour after a twenty year hiatus with very few shows in between.  Enter The Vaselines was released earlier this month from Sub Pop Records, which is a two CD/three LP collection of everything the band has recorded (including live tracks). For The Vaselines, [...]

INDIE NEWS REEL: WKEND EDITION 5/2

by charles poladian (pains pic by pavla kopecna) Unfortunately, not every weekend can be like last weekend. It’s going to start raining a lot, but hopefully that does not deter too many people from going out. Not only is it the start of the summer concert swing, it’s also the beginning of summer movies! Wolverine [...]

INDIE NEWS REEL: 4/22

by charles poladian After Coachella, it seems like everyone is trying to catch their breath. Another big festival is in the news, and there’s always something brewing on the concert scene. There are also amazing new tracks from Major Lazer and Sonic Youth. The Major Lazer jam features Santogold and it’s something otherworldly. So without [...]

HYPE FILTER VOL. 3

by kevin diamond I’m drinking a Kombucha. It’s got probiotics and antioxidants and, like, mucus and shit. I’m the last person to go for new-age fads and all that hippy bullshit, but something about the active cultures in this sour-tasting tea makes my poops feel good. Too much information? Here’s the hype filter, pre-digested by [...]

TRAIL OF DEAD IN WILLIAMSBURG

by john (pic by annie powers) Friday was quite the night. The first show of two that I attended was And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead along with The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart. The Pains… played a fun half-hour set, most songs coming off their debut LP, along with [...]