Fiona Campbell

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2012

    This Weekend In New York: Zambri, Black Pus, Coasting, And Chain And The Gang Get Frisky

    In Waste Of Paint, our writer/artist team of Jamie Peck and Debbie Allen will review goings-on about town in words and images. Maybe it was just the warm weather messing with my head, but everyone in New York seemed a little bit friskier this weekend. From the black-clad romantics swaying back and ... More >>

  • Music

    October 19, 2011

    Todd P Celebrates A Decade

    The DIY promoter looks back on 10 years of hosting shows

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    Download: Coasting, "Same Old Same Old"

    Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. ​The last time we checked in with Brooklyn's cheery, shambolic, noise-fucked surfcore kiwi-punks Coasting they were new, they were nervous, and they were recording their songs on a laptop plopped on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2010

    Live: Fluffy Lumbers and Coasting Share a Release Party at Dead Herring

    Coasting crack a smile. All photos by Georgia Kral​Fluffy Lumbers and Coasting Dead Herring Saturday, September 11 Better Than: Your usual house party. Dead Herring is a first floor loft apartment located next to the Williamsburg bridge on-ramp. It's an odd experience--if not completely un-s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    The Backstreet Boys vs. The Vivian Girls: An Intellectual Summit

    ​The Vivian Girls. The Backstreet Boys. Both bands are on tour this summer; both have a penchant for wobbly harmony; both have experienced relatively recent line-up changes. For some, these coincidences wouldn't register, but for savvy Paper Magazine editor (and former Voice cohort) Elizabeth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    Vivian Girls Part Ways With Their Second Drummer

    Let the Spinal Tap jokes begin: the Vivian Girls seem to have shed another drummer. It's their second after O.G. skinslady Frankie Rose, who split a couple summers back; since then, the band's drummer has been the capable Ali Koehler. Now, evidently, it is not. The band's publicist confirms the pe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2009

    Yes In My Backyard: Download Coasting's "Coasting"

    Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. ​Brooklyn duo Coasting have accidentally boogie-boarded their way into a not-so-chill wave of ecstatic local surf-punk, adding their own distorto-crunchy twist. Less bubblegum than Beachniks, more lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    CMJ: Beach And/Or Campfire (Or Both) Vibes Abound At The Group Tightener Showcase

    ​ Jolene Kao"Coast" is the new "Wolf": Best Coast (above) and Coasting (below)​ Group Tightener Showcase Monster Island Wednesday, October 21 Monster Island's basement couldn't have been more perfect for last night's Todd P/Group Tightener party. High ceilings and sparkly, stone-layere ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2009

    Todd P Announces Free Day Show SXSW Line-Ups, Broke-Ass Austin-Bound Kids Rejoice

    The back patio in 2007 Let it be known that Todd P's deftly orchestrated unofficial all-day parties are one of the SXSW's undisputed highlights, tucked a few blocks away from the main Sixth Street drag on the back patio of Ms. Bea's, the best dive bar South of Rosemary's Greenpoint Tavern. So we a ... More >>