Crush This is your weekly guide to what’s new in music, movies and television. This week we have a plethora of movies coming out in theaters, the revival of a talk show phenomenon, and a Harry Potter on The Simpsons. Did you think the world was tired of mocking Jay Leno? Think again. More
One of the best things to come out of Austin, TX, Spoon has just released a new album called Transference. It is quite good. I’ve only heard it a few times and I already have songs stuck in my head. … More
Grizzly Bear at All Points West 2008 Image: Devorah Klein Many hipsters are still mourning the “passing” of the free Jelly NYC Pool Parties at McCarren Park Pool in Williamsburg. The free concerts in the empty pool were some of … More
Deerhunter @ (le) Poisson Rouge Photo permission: Devorah Klein Stereogum is hosting an actual show this year for his annual online music awards, the Gummy Awards. Deerhunter, Bell, and Violens will be playing Music Hall of Williamsburg on December 8 … More
There was a lot going on at (le) Poisson Rouge, including the likes of Laurie Anderson. The evening began with Icelandic artists Olof Arnalds and Skuli Sverrisson perform their albums Vid og Vid and Seria start to finish, with … More
Here’s the free stuff that’s going down this weekend: Friday: Brother Ali @ South Street Seaport Saturday: Roy Hargrove Big Band @ Central Park Summerstage Sunday: Black Lips, Deerhunter, King Khan and His Shrines @ McCarren Park Pool Jamie Lidell … More
The New York Times has an article about the future of McCarren Park Pool…and how it seems like it will be turned back into a pool. Supposedly constructions starts this fall and they hope to open it for summer … More
Another free show was announce for August 10 at McCarren Park Pool. The Felice Brothers, Langhorne Slim, Eli “Paperboy” Reed, The True Loves, Deer Tick, and DJ Kool Kear will all be there. Here’s the rest of the free pool … More
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High Places Photo by: Hisham Baroocha Photo Permission: Paco Barba, Thrill Jockey Records Serendipitously, a few days after I did my post on the best albums of the year that have come out so far, Pitchfork has done a list … More
McCarren Park Pool has hosted some pretty amazing free shows in the past, and this year is no exception. Here’s the lineup: June 29 Hold Steady The Loved Ones J Roddy and the Business July 6 Ronnie Spector The Rabbit … More
Image Source: City Breathing Fans of Explosions in the Sky, Band of Horses, and Deerhunter should check out City Breathing. Their debut album, Look How It’s Snowing Upwards, Look How They Move Towards Heaven, will be available on their website … More
Deerhunter at Pitchfork Festival ’07. Photo Credit: Devorah Klein McCarren Pool is home to some of the best shows this summer. So far, only ticketed shows have been announced, but I’m keeping my fingers crossed for the free ones. So … More
The time has arrived for me to do my Best Albums of 2007 list. I know you have all been waiting with bated breath. Well, here we go: 30. Plague Park, Handsome Furs 29. Liars, Liars 28. Marry Me, St. … More