Tag Archives: ra ra riot

QC MIXTAPE VOL. 40 (APR 5 – 11)

by bmac Pop Out Player As you can see, we’re test driving a new player for our 40th mixtape.  Over the last few weeks we’ve received numerous requests to implement some kind of playlist-style player on the site, so this is us saying “WE FEEL YOUR PAIN”.  We’ve always wanted to set one up, but [...]

CUT OFF YOUR HANDS & RA RA RIOT @ WEBSTER

by brittany bartley Saturday night’s show at Webster was very…youthful.  Doors opened at a bright and early 6pm, most likely to start things off with a bang and get all the kids back home before curfew.  I found myself surrounded on all sides by bright blue squares of light and fast little fingers texting messages [...]

THE QC LIVE GUIDE: APRIL 1 – 7

by neil roberts [Editor's note: After some consistent feedback we've decided to preview the shows of the week for your reading pleasure. No longer can you say "I wish I would've known about that!" because we've got our QC show recommendations lined up like fourth graders at a water fountain.] Live Guide with Neil (week [...]

QC MIXTAPE VOL. 36 (MAR 8 – 14)

by bmac We’ve got a deep mixtape thanks to a wide range of posts last week. So to send us off, here’s a wonderfully jaunting piece of literature by T.S. Elliot entitled Hysteria: As she laughed I was aware of becoming involved in her laughter and being part of it, until her teeth were only [...]

BOWERY DOUBLE HEADER + ALTERNATIVES

by mays hayes Next Monday’s Andrew Bird concert not withstanding, Manhattan’s Bowery Ballroom is hosting two of January’s biggest shows over the next 48 hours. Animal Collective will wrap up the second show of their NYC back-to-back tonight and the venue will host the Regina Spektor/Ra Ra Riot benefit for Planned Parenthood on Thursday. Since [...]

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 [...]

SPINTO BAND MASK CONTEST, NEW TRACK

by kevin diamond The Spinto Band is at it again. New album Moonwink comes out Oct. 7th, and they’re promoting the fuck of it, in the most unusual ways. Their new website is kick ass, with lots of audio and video content. They did a live reading from Gremlins 2: The New Batch over at [...]

RA RA RIOT: DYING IS FINE

by chris A great video by some old friends. Nice work muggs, taryn, and crew. Fuck Pitchfork.

RA RA RIOT TO PLAY BOWERY BALLROOM

by calvin king From Ra Ra Riot – “We are excited to announce a 2nd new york show at the Bowery Ballroom on October 16th. Tickets go on sale this friday at noon. Show is 16+ and tickets are $15. Walter Meego and Morning Benders will be playing too.” You can grab tickets here. Do [...]

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF SIREN MUSIC FESTIVAL

by kevin diamond (photographs by mel mccue) Coney Island hot dogs stored safely in belly, with a cold beer to keep them chilled, I advanced on the Main Stage at approximately 3:00 PM eastern standard time. The band about to play was The Dodos. 7 Hours later, full of beer and piss, feet hurting, body [...]