BY Intern Laura
on Feb 08, 2010
It goes without saying that we need more girls in rock 'n' roll. The path has been laid out by greats such as Aretha Franklin, Patti Smith, and Kathleen Hanna, but who's next? Come support rock 'n' roll's future of talented girls and ladies by checking out the Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girl's 4th Annual Rock 'n' Roll Auction, hosted by the ever entertaining Mr. Murray Hill tomorrow night at the Knitting Factory. Get down to ... Read More
BY Kelly McClure
on Feb 04, 2010
I always try to run to the blog bubble here as fast as possible when I discover something cool, in hopes of beating the other ladies to the punch. And it looks like I won! I was just sitting on my bed eating a piece of chicken while wrapped in a blanket, and I came across this new St. Vincent video. This particular video is for the song "Laughing With a Mouth of Blood," and was made by the best comedy duo to ever walk the face of the planet ... Carrie ... Read More
BY Intern Stephanie G
on Feb 01, 2010
Oh Karen O, how we adore thee! It's easy to say we've got nothing but love for the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, they graced the cover of BUST back in '06 and are still rocking our worlds to this day. With the release of It's Blitz in 2009, the New York City trio presented fans with something a bit different from their previous guitar-driven garage sound; an album full of synth, glitter, and sweaty dance-all-night tracks.
In the video for "Skeletons", we see a somewhat ... Read More
BY Jamie Doak
on Jan 31, 2010
I really love Top 40's pop/hip hop. Normally, I just tell people that, as a middle school teacher, I have to listen to it so I can relate to my students. But it's all lies. I mean, it does help with the whole relating thing but really it's just so I can dance around my house to Three 6 Mafia.A lot of the time the lyrics are objectifying and gross (the Ying Yang twins got deleted from iTunes one night in a fit of feminist rage). But, if you ... Read More
BY Kelly McClure
on Jan 30, 2010
Surfer Blood's debut album, Astro Coast, was released by Kanine on the 19th, but all the kids have been worked up about them for months. We ran out of room to include a review in our FEB/MAR issue, so HERE IT IS, written with love by our Portland based writer, Elisabeth Wilson.
There are at least two kinds of people who should love Surfer Blood’s debut Astro Coast: people who love '60s hand clappy surf-pop and people who love that '90s indie rock you ... Read More
BY Intern Leala
on Jan 29, 2010
Bounce Music performers and promoters in New Orleans have been invited to a showcase at this year's South By Southwest Music Conference in Austin. They are all creators and originators of what we call Bounce, which has become the music of the streets of New Orleans.
Some of the performers are-
Katey Red, DJ Jubilee, Big Freedia, Partners n' Crime, Vockah Redu, Magnolia Shorty and Miss Tee.
For those that don't know, Bounce Music is merely the latest ... Read More
It's settled: if you don't love Blondie, then you aren't a human being. In spirit of their infectious music and if you're free this Saturday night - head over to Lakeside Lounge to check out the Blondie cover band, Pretty Babies.
Where: Lakeside Lounge at 162 Ave B, between 10th and 11th Sts. (212-529-8463)
When: Saturday, 1/30 at 11 pm
Don't leave us hanging! ... Read More
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4TH- 11PM @ LE POISSON ROUGE-NYC$10 Advance tix available www.lepoissonrouge.comHaiti Ladies: A Benefit for Doctors Without Bordersw/ Lady DJ's: Ari Up, Lady Miss Kier, Allison Wolfe. Kim Ann Foxman, Dirty Jean, Ilirjana, Aleix ... Read More
on Jan 29, 2010
Hey did you know there is a new She & Him record coming out on Merge on March 23rd? So excited for that, and I just thought I'd post this adorable video for Friday fun times, if this does not make you smile, there is something seriously wrong with your face!! Lets bring back crinolines and jazz hands!
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on Jan 26, 2010
Singer-songwriter extraordinaire, Patty Griffin, releases a new album today of Inspirational material called Downtown Church (Credential/EMI). I’m lovin’ it so much that I need to testify to you all about how great it is. Let’s face it, not alot of white girls (the great Neko Case aside) can sing this type of material and pull it off but, but then again, they ain’t Patty Griffin. The songs found here run the gamut from hymn style ... Read More