How did we go from the Rolling Stones to Fartbarf?
Two nights with nu-gazers the Big Pink
Screaming Females, from Myopenbar's party at Above the Auto Parts Store. Photos by Rebecca Smeyne.At long last, Rebecca Smeyne's final tour through the wilds of CMJ, featuring the Screaming Females, Glasser, Harlem, Boogie Boarder, Jeff the Brotherhood, Dinowalrus, Sisters, something ominousl ... More >>
CMJ, that freezing fall rite of laminated passes and crumbled, much-folded L Magazine itineraries, is evidently already upon us. The music marathon, which will run from October 20th to the 24th, has just made its initial announcement as far as who is playing this year. Japandroids, the Very B ... More >>
Sam HorineDirty Projectors Dave Longstreth . . . they are here. Sunday was the second week of Jelly NYC's Pool Parties, relocated this summer from McCarren Pool, and Dirty Projectors proved to Brooklyn for the first time since Bitte Orce's' official release that they've only begun to feel out the e ... More >>
SXSW 2009: the sound of a thousand Babydick jokes cracking. Full list, with arbitrarily bolded highlights, below.
Download My Morning Jacket's entire New Year's Eve show here. My Morning Jacket Madison Square Garden December 31, 2008 So My Morning Jacket isn't the new Grateful Dead. That was Phish. Except that Phish wasn't half as good as the Grateful Dead and only had about half a dozen great songs ("Wolfm ... More >>
Not Fader Fort but uh, yup Crystal Antlers Fader Fort October 24 Z: So how do you explain to someone that a band is awesome without resorting to describing what you basically liked about them, i.e., the bassist's ethereal scream? C: Well, with these 25-minute day shows of eight bands in a row, th ... More >>
Is this that "Crystal" band that plays Nintendo-barf club music for people that don't actually go to clubs? Or is this that "Crystal" band that plays dorky Steely Dan art-punk for, like, nobody? No wait, this is the "Crystal" band that sounds like lukewarm Mars Volta demos without the chops or perso ... More >>