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2009 Stories by Christopher R. Weingarten

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  • '25th Anniversary Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Benefit Concert'

    published October 27, 2009

    Say what you will about the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, whoever got this lineup together seriously deserves a Hall of Fame of their own. Maybe... More >>

  • Fuck Buttons+Growing

    published October 27, 2009

    Fuck Buttons turn howling Casios into triumphant spectacles worthy of a Blue Angels flight show—and now they've discovered how to dance,... More >>

  • CSC Funk Band

    published October 20, 2009

    You read that right. After years of motorik rhythms, !!! stiffness, and cold artbeeps, CSC Funk Band is the Brooklyn noise-punk scene's very first... More >>

  • Dark Meat+Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt (CMJ)

    published October 20, 2009

    Dark Meat are hippie-punks in the classic, musty vein of Butthole Surfers or Meat Puppets—the only difference being that there's, like, two... More >>

  • EyeHateGod+Pig Destroyer+Goatwhore (CMJ/Rocks Off Concert Cruise)

    published October 20, 2009

    Legendary New Orleans sludgo sadsacks Eyehategod lead off an exceptionally diverse metal bill. Hell, it would be a must-attend event even if it... More >>

  • BLACK HEARTS

    published October 20, 2009

    Metal columnist Brandon Stosuy has been wrangling some unique metal shows as of late, dragging some very exclusive sulk-'n'-shred into Public... More >>

  • Daniel Johnston

    published October 13, 2009

    Daniel Johnson will forever be an indie-rock cult hero, a perfectly fragile pop artist whose unsophisticated approach provides a harrowing look... More >>

  • Heavy Trash+Juliana Barwick+Golden Triangle (CMJ)

    published October 13, 2009

    Once again, Panache Booking steals CMJ with a wonderful, comically overstuffed lineup of emerging art-fucks and avant-weirdos. Leading the fray is... More >>

  • No Age

    published October 13, 2009

    Los Angeles sweatbomb No Age have been focusing on the "art" side of the "art-punk" equation for the better part of the year, redefining their... More >>

  • Crookers+Major Lazer

    published October 6, 2009

    Italian hipsta-house duo Crookers are best known for making that Kid Cudi song even more annoying. To be fair, most of their other stuff has a... More >>

  • Os Mutantes

    published October 6, 2009

    After bucketloads of reissues, championing from Byrne and Beck, triumphant reunion tours, and the unanimous approval of anyone with ears,... More >>

  • TV Ghost

    published October 6, 2009

    Indiana fuck-fi band TV Ghost separate themselves from their cassettecore brethren by having the added bonus of actually being able to play their... More >>

  • SUPERFUZZ BIGFLUFF

    published October 6, 2009

    Los Angeles party-punx No Age are the new model of DIY in market-crash America: a stripped-down two-person setup that can fit in the... More >>

  • Teenage Jesus & the Jerks

    published September 29, 2009

    The howling, splatting, poking leading light of '70s no wave has returned for some appropriately brief and contentious shows. With a legacy that... More >>

  • Tina Dico

    published September 22, 2009

    Danish-born, London-based songstress Tina Dico is best known for singing on that Zero 7 album you haven't listened to in forever. On the first... More >>

  • Gary War

    published September 22, 2009

    In a year when the Internet is treating mushy, homebrewed goop like the new E chord, Gary War remains one of New York's best-kept secrets. A... More >>

  • Wild Yaks+Mia Riddle

    published September 22, 2009

    Brooklyn workaholics and perennial basement show party band Wild Yaks are sure to fill the tiny confines of Zebulon with people and sound. Their... More >>

  • REVENGE OF THE WORDS

    published September 22, 2009

    After reuniting in 2007 after a four-year absence, archetypal progressive rap crew Anti-Pop Consortium are ready to show off the fruits of... More >>

  • Soulsavers

    published September 15, 2009

    With their last two albums, British production team Soulsavers have managed to take the moody electronica usually wasted on restaurant ambience... More >>

  • A Lull

    published September 15, 2009

    Chicago's seven-member indie-folk troupe A Lull is like the current crop of Blitzen Trappers and Fleet Foxes all playing at once, making a... More >>

  • Small Black

    published September 15, 2009

    Brooklyn's Small Black have a little bit of the dark wave moodiness that's been seeping up out of New York and a whole lot of the no-fi, bedroom... More >>

  • Boss Hog

    published September 8, 2009

    Boss Hog, the '90s noizepunk crew turned slippery dirt-blooz crew, has been sporadically making the rounds again after an 8-year hiatus. While... More >>

  • Tim Hecker+Grouper

    published September 8, 2009

    Tim Hecker's brand of drone is enveloping, suffocating, all-encompassing—a gorgeous blanket of laptop fuzz that engulfs the listener. Over... More >>

  • GUIDED BY NOISES

    published September 8, 2009

    Destroyer’s Dan Bejar is an indie-rock cult hero—an art-folker hooting through audio chapbooks of fractured poetry with an... More >>

  • Kid Rock

    published September 1, 2009

    The Institute for Music and Neurologic Function is a very cool non-profit that does groundbreaking research in using "music therapy" to stimulate... More >>

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