In "Is It Honest?," the fourth track of the most recent record from Woods, Bend Beyond, lead singer Jeremy Earl uses his haunting falsetto to ask an aggressive, straightforward question about things in our lives -- relationships, friendships, opinions, etc. -- that might seem healthy and positive on ... More >>
Debbie AllenIn Waste Of Paint, our writer/artist team of Jamie Peck and Debbie Allen will review goings-on about town in words and images.
As New York problems go, this is not a bad one to have: there was so much good stuff going on Friday night that we wished we could clone ourselves. The B ... More >>
Cassie Ramone says hi. All photos by Georgia Kral.The Babies, Pygmy Shrews, and Unnatural Helpers
Monday, August 30
It's been a year since the Babies begged listeners to meet them in the city. In the time that's passed since, songwriters Cassie Ramone and Kevin Morby have toured ... More >>
Oh, new the Babies track--"Breakin' the Law" is all kinds of vindication of a theory once advanced in these pages, namely that Vivian Girls frontlady Cassie Ramone and Woods bassist Kevin Morby "have a really appealing bad-karaoke rapport, not so much singing as cheerfully yelling at each oth ... More >>
Same place awhile back. Possibly same outfit.
Real Estate/The Babies
Tuesday, January 5
It's not until I explain to someone that tonight I'm going to see a band called Real Estate that I truly reflect on how ludicrous it is that a band called Real Estate exists. That is the anti-b ... More >>
This past fourth of July saw the live debut of the Babies, a new band featuring Woods bassist Kevin Morby, Vivian Girls guitarist Cassie Ramone, and Bossy's Justin Sullivan on drums. Their abbreviated set at a Market Hotel afterparty was duly YouTubed and scrutinized for clues, despite the m ... More >>