Dark Meat (Band)

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2014

    With the Coming Closing of Death By Audio, Many NYC DIYs Are Going Legit

    There's confetti embedded in the stage at Death By Audio, the latest off-the-books venue and nightclub in Williamsburg to announce its closure, set for November 22. It's the last gasp of the "Do-It-Yourself" wave that helped bring much attention to the neighborhood's music and scene in the last 10 o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2009

    Say Goodbye to 2009: Looking Back at the Year in Concerts

    Last year's Stupid Party in Crown Heights. All photos by Rebecca Smeyne.​We're closing up shop early today, and getting a head start on the New Year by doing snow angels outside for a while. Last minute guidance on your own New Year's Eve plans can be found here and here. In the meantime, plea ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    October 20, 2009
  • Music

    July 15, 2009

    The Full-Tilt, Half-Naked Joys of Israeli Cock Rockers Monotonix

    On the gleeful, uncouth, spontaneous, not-at-all-satirical chaos

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2008

    Vivian Girls and Dark Meat. . . On A Boat

    Vivian Girls Dark Meat Rocks Off Boat Cruise Friday October 3 Photos by Rebecca Smeyne On any other night, this would have been the proverbial $7 Todd P double matinee that turns Silent Barn into a sweatbox. So there was only one way you could justify the $25 ticket price: The ability to say "on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2008

    POP Montreal: The Weekend in Review

    Dark Meat photo by Rebecca Smeyne Now that the dust has settled, it’s time to take a look back at POP Montreal—from multimedia orgies in porn palaces to Neil Young tributes and righteous post-punk from Guelph. If you missed it, here’s a cheat sheet to what went down in Arcade Fire's birthplac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2008

    Live: Dark Meat at the Cake Shop [04.20.08]

    photos by Rebecca Smeyne Dark Meat Cake Shop April 20th One thing that might prevent you from staring into Dark Meat frontman Jim McHugh's third eye at Cake Shop is that the war paint on his face and forehead is a little too light. As a result, the unblinking optic orifice is more of an implied ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2008

    SXSW: Quasi-Celeb Candids from Austin

    Elijah Wood at the Playboy party; photo by Lacy Weathersbee/Playboy If you've deigned to scroll through the thousands of blog droppings about this year's South by Southwest, you'll notice that, as usual, the coverage is littered with an inordinate amount of (oft-faux-) celebrity sightings. Juvenile ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2007

    Scout Niblett Comes to the Silent Barn in October

    Scout Niblett's always come off like a calculatedly fascinating creature, an aloof purveyor of minimalist song structures who performs with the self-contained intensity of an autistic fifth-grader—then again, could just be the blonde wig. Homegirl likes to don this attic-junk hair-piece (see above ... More >>