Christopher Bear

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2012

    Live: Grizzly Bear Shimmers at Radio City Music Hall

    Grizzly Bear Radio City Music Hall Monday, September 24 Better than: Watching replacement refs ruin the NFL. A mere three songs into Grizzly Bear's two hour set at Radio City Music Hall last night, the band already managed to exceed expectations. Singer Daniel Rossen stood proudly at center stage ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    Nico Muhly Takes on the Times, the Word "Precious," and, Uh, Us

    Brooklyn Vegan has kindly noted Composer to the Indie Stars Nico Muhly's spirited and pretty much instantaneous riposte to the New York Times' "weirdly mean-spirited" review of late May's Grizzly Bear show. (Ben Ratliff's closing thought: "I left Town Hall grinding my teeth.") Nico, a major player o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2009

    Live: The Teeth-Grindingly Precious Grizzly Bear at Town Hall

    The MVP, as usual. CREDIT Grizzly Bear Town Hall Friday May 29 Things shouted at Grizzly Bear tonight, in ascending order of dunderheadedness: "What's your favorite color?" "Tweet something!" "What kind of reverb pedal do you use?" "Best album of the year!" Knock it off. GB's Veckatimest is, ... More >>

  • Music

    March 11, 2009

    SXSW Tip Sheet 2009

    For fans of the Beatles, Willie Nelson, non-cloying indie pop, and presidential pardons

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2008

    Record Store Day at Other Music: Deerhunter, Grizzly Bear, Interpol

    Moses Archueleta and Christopher Bear; photo by Cami Deerhunter vs. Grizzly Bear, Interpol DJ sets Other Music Saturday, April 19 Saturday was saw celebrations for both Earth Day and Record Store Day—somebody really should've also christened it Newspaper Day for the whole loser-take-none trifect ... More >>

  • Music

    August 15, 2006

    Hot House Flowers

    Brooklyn's Grizzly Bear migrate north and maul a few mint juleps