3 years ago | Labels
Once the water subsides and the sun comes out, everyone wants to get back to normal. But as the days pass post-Sandy, the stories that will trickle out are sure to continue to break our hearts for awhile. And if you're a music fan, the flooding of...
3 years ago | Interviews
Tonight, Bell House will screen the Monkees' 1968 film Head. The group and their management thought it wise to keep copping the Beatles' moves, and the film was likely greenlit with the idea that it would be their Help! Thankfully, the Monkees -- ...
The Meatmen's Tesco Vee Counts Down His New Props, His Least Favorite Albums, And Why You Should See His Band4 years ago | Lists
Tesco Vee has stretched his bawdy bile over three decades now as leader of the Meatmen, the Hate Police, and a few other concerns his lawyer would rather we not talk about. Whipping up face-slapping punk rock while juggling numerous onstage props&...
Q&A: Night Birds On Pizza And Bagel Snobbery, Being Fed Steak In Belgium, And Their Favorite NYC Venues
New Jersey-via-Brooklyn-DIY-periphery act Night Birds have been hovering since about 2009, but they recently soared into a higher atmosphere, packing shows here and on the West Coast and garnering slobbering reviews for their debut LP The Other Si...
Q&A: Milk'n'Cookies' Justin Strauss On The Band's History, The Powerpop Revival, And This Weekend's Reunion Show
The collector-scum world can get disturbingly insular, curtains-drawn creepy, and far removed from, you know, fun. Which is why Jeremy Thompson's label Sing Sing Records and his brand-new book, Wired UP! Glam, Proto Punk and Bubblegum European Pic...
Brooklyn-based Jeremy Thompson, impresario of the collector-clamoringly obscure punk/powerpop reissue label Sing Sing Records, has been busy with his usual hefty slate of releases. Last spring he got married to his longtime love Mary Blount, leade...