BY Lauren Rubin
in Music Stuff
on Sep 03, 2010
Personal music libraries are like fingerprints. Each is unique and fascinating in it’s own special way. Some are more refined around the edges, and others just down right awful. Think you have nothing in common with your grandma’s taste in toe tapping tunes? Or maybe you are looking to find the missing link between your 12 year old, bubble gum pop infested past, and your current romance with the latest Best Coast record? What really is ... Read More
Kick September off right with a heaping helping of MEN. No, I’m not suggesting you drop trou and join the nearest orgy, but you can dance your pants off tonight at Pamona’s Glass House to JD Samson’s latest project. MEN is a Brooklyn-based art/performance collective fronted by Samson of the femme favorite Le Tigre, and have come to put that poli-sci degree of yours to good use. Described by the New York Times as “dreamy post-disco”, ... Read More
They may be well into their forties now, but the gals of Japanese super group Shonen Knife are still as cute as a bug’s ear and can’t stop rockin’. With yet another album under their well-accessorized belt, the Osaka outfit embarks on a full-fledged North American tour.
Shonen Knife was founded by two sisters, Naoko and Atsuko Yamano and their long-time friend Michie Nakatani in the early eighties as a counter-response to the ... Read More
Heavy Cream is a three girls for every boy (get it? The band has three girls and one guy) band from Nashville and their full-length debut Danny (Infinity Cat) is a sticky, sweet musical sundae made with equal parts Ramones, Be Your Own Pet, and the Runaways. Released only on vinyl and MP3, the songs on Danny sound like empty soda cans filled with thumb tacks. The guitars here are steady and understated, the drums are tight and cymbal heavy, and the vocals are ... Read More
in Music Stuff
on Aug 27, 2010
Oh Lauryn...How do i love thee? Let me count the ways. Infinity to infinity plus two days.
Ms. Lauryn Hill will be making a special guest appearance on Governer's Island tomorrow, August 28th at the Rock the Bells Fest. What a SPECIAL guest huh????
She will be joining a ridiculously amazing group of super stars performing their most popular albums...Snoop Dogg, A Tribe Called Quest, Wu-Tang Clan, Slick Rick, DJ Premier, Rakim, KRS-One, Street Sweeper ... Read More