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Avey Tare Gets Spooky
The wide open spaces of Swing Lo Magellan
Oneohtrix Point Never. CMJ Day Two: Oneohtrix Point Never, Deradoorian Better than: Standing outside in the rain with those turned away. Catching a quick intra-Williasmburg cab from Bedford and North 7th down to 285 Kent, I made the usual small talk with the driver, asking how the now pouri ... More >>
Deradoorian w/Hiro Kone Union Pool Tuesday, May 10 Better than: The low-grade altered state brought on by allergies. Benadryl is a hell of a drug. Hmm... nah--no matter how many times I repeated it in my head, I couldn't get it to sound like something Rick James would say. But the drug did ... More >>
Glasser (top) and Zola Jesus, drowning out the crashing of pins. Pics by Puja.Zola Jesus/Deradoorian/Glasser Brooklyn Bowl Friday, October 22 CMJ needs to abolish this whole badge thing. The festival has admirably justified its existence, but we still can't understand the math behind ... More >>
This is your Monday night: Choose from Andrew W.K., Fester from the Addams Family, and Peter Gabriel, a confluence slightly more random than M.I.A. provoking ginger genocide last week. At Santos Party House, W.K. and friends (including Angel Deradoorian of Dirty Projectors) are uniting for th ... More >>
Art-rock lobsters tote an Excel spreadsheet to Central Park. Rain ensues.
"Kids in elementary school would call me 'DeraDorito.'" When you're in a critically acclaimed band like the Dirty Projectors, finding time to do those mundane things like laundry or talk to writers becomes a bit precarious. Such rings true for bassist Angel Deradoorian, who has more than a few th ... More >>
For fans of the Beatles, Willie Nelson, non-cloying indie pop, and presidential pardons
SOTC roots for the home team. So does Impose Magazine's Jeremy Krinsley. Vivian Girls get mauled by a bear!?! Vampire Weekend continue to rule the known universe, claiming their third night at the cavernous Terminal 5 after selling out their first two. They also won a Q Award for one of their mu ... More >>
Marveling at the eloquent insanity of the Dirty Projectors' new Black Flag tribute