Archive for March, 2009

Seems that local New York news station NY1 is hitting the indie rock concert scene. Reporter George Whipple interviewed Elvis Perkins when he stopped by the band’s soundcheck at Bowery Ballroom last week. Click on the image above to watch the interview. And based on the following report it sounds like the show was a […]

I hadn’t been hearing much about Arcade Fire, but just recently their name came up in connection with Spike Jonze’s upcoming film, Where the Wild Things Are. Jonze has selected the Arcade Fire song ‘Wake Up’, of off Funeral, to use as the music for the trailer. The film is still a long way off—it […]

Ever since I heard that McCarren Park Pool in Brooklyn was set to become a pool again, I was wondering what would happen to the concerts that were held there. I had seen good shows put on by Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Bloc Party there, but there were also a bunch of free shows, too. […]

A few questions for you: Do you make dinner for your friends and then don’t even get a thank you? Do you have trouble finding a wet suit that fits? Do you find you are not taken seriously as a rapper? Are your friends all too busy to hang out with you? Have you ever […]

Updated 5-6-09 It was officially the first day of spring on Friday—well, according to the calendar, at least. Judging from the snowflakes in NYC that morning, Mother Nature is running on a different schedule this year. But the best part about spring is that it means we are one season closer to summer. And that […]

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Rock, sweat, repeat…collapse. That seemed to be the formula of the night as the guys of Pela concluded their Two-Tuesdays-Tour in front of a packed crowd at Mercury Lounge last night. See, sometimes wishes do come true. So maybe I didn’t get an endless supply of Pela concerts, but two Tuesdays in a row?? I […]