When David Bazan tweeted in the early morning hours last Friday that a drunk driver had smashed into his parked tour van in Chicago, one of the first things that sprung to mind--after learning that the former Pedro the Lion leader and his bandmates were unharmed--was a couple lines from "Bands With ... More >>
We'll be adding to this list as the weekend moves on. On with it...
In Waste Of Paint, our writer/artist team of Jamie Peck and Debbie Allen will review goings-on about town in words and images. This weekend, the Village Voice's own 4Knots Music Festival (full disclosure: well, you know) invaded the major tourist hub of South Street Seaport with entertainments at l ... More >>
After many weeks of planning and announcements and waiting, the daylong music festival we here at The Village Voice host, 4Knots, is happening tomorrow at Piers 16 and 17 of the South Street Seaport! A guide to the day follows.
The band enjoyed a successful reunion tour, and their records are all back in print. Now what?
This weekend is the 4Knots Music Festival, and the Voice is taken over by people performing during the all-day event. Michaelangelo Matos talks to party auteur Jonathan Toubin, who's hosting the afterparty; Michael Tedder looks at the rise of indiepop in New York, which has been assisted by Hospital ... More >>
A brief history of indie rock's best worst-named band
In this week's Voice, we looked at the history of Archers Of Loaf, the storied North Carolina indie outfit that recently got back together for a run of shows and reissues. Below, some quotes from Archers frontman Eric Bachmann that couldn't fit into the Voice's print edition; members of Band ... More >>
Archers of Loaf Music Hall of Williamsburg Saturday, June 25 Better than: The banging club night going on next door at Public Assembly, where outside the line stretched around the corner and a guy had passed out on the sidewalk. Some might think it's a slight exaggeration to say that Archers of L ... More >>
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing new and emerging MP3s from local talent. Michael PalmieriBrooklyn singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten is a perfect blend of fragility and warmth; a comforting hyphen uniting classic love ballads and post-modern drones. Her second album, Epi ... More >>
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