Tag Archives: the national

MUSICFEST NW INVADES PORTLAND

by chelsea mannella I moved blindly from Miami to Portland about 11 days ago. I started law school 10 days ago. I’ve barely had time to breathe, let alone truly explore this city and its diverse set of characters that I’ve heard so much about (zoo bombers?).  Fortunately for me, and the greater Pacific Northwest, [...]

BONNAROO 2010: RECAP

by ryan s. (pics by charles poladian) I’m happy to report that we’ve made it back to Brooklyn after another year of sweating through four fantastic days of music and human interaction in Manchester, TN for Bonnaroo 2010.  Showers and mattresses never feel as good as when you finally get back from the crazy trek. [...]

MUDDY TIMES @ ALL POINTS WEST

day 1 by pelly – day 2 & 3 by marc and eliza (photography by marc evan) All Points West is the best thing to happen in Jersey City, well, ever. With a solid lineup (most notably on Friday) and acts appealing to a range of demographics, Day 1 drew a surprisingly small crowd. I [...]

THE QC LIVE GUIDE: APRIL 30 – MAY 3

by kevin diamond One week from today is Quiet Color Presents: Pow Wow! with The Sundelles, Darlings and Shark?. Its going to be a monumental show. Both Pow Wow! and Darlings were mentioned in L Magazine‘s recent “8 Bands To Watch” issue, and with good reason. Well, you can take their advice and watch them [...]

QC MIXTAPE VOL. 9 (AUG 17-23)

by bmac This weekend another one of my friends hooked up with a woman in her 40s. Is it just me or did American Pie open a crazy can-o-worms with the whole milf thing? Don’t get me wrong, it’s awesome. I’m just surprised sometimes at how common it is to hear terms like milf and [...]

FUN FUN FUN FEST LINEUP ANNOUNCED

by phil Not only fun to say, but fun to attend. Organizers announced the lineup today for the third annual Fun Fun Fun Fest featuring headliners Clap Your Hands Say Yeah and The National along with Bad Brains, Minus The Bear, Clipse and plenty more. The two day festival kicks off Saturday, November 8th at [...]

THE NATIONAL DEBUT NEW SONG @ VEGA

by phil Hot off an impressive performance at Lollapalooza, in which they deemed Mr. November, a song not about John Mccain, The National debuted a brand new tune last night at Vega in Copenhagen. Its called A Thousand Black Cities, and while the video and sound are not the clearest, its always a good thing [...]

QC MIXTAPE VOL. 2 (JUNE 29 – JULY 5)

by bmac In case you missed the first installment of the QC Mixtape series, our plan is to release all of the mp3s we showcase during each week in one glorious Sunday post. Check out the jams from last week. As always you can stream/download the songs separately, or grab them all at once using [...]

ST. LOUIS SOLITAIRE

by stan smith A city visited can remain unknown despite adventures with strangers.. CARDINAL SONG BY THE NATIONAL: