Luke Temple

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2014

    The Ultimate List of Free Summer Concerts in NYC, 2014

    Get ready to plug this in your bookmarks, iCals, sticky notes, and religious shrines, because the ultimate guide to free summer concerts 2014 in New York City is here! Seriously, scroll down and don't be stingy -- share with your friends. Concerts aren't fun without friends. We'll be updating this p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2013

    Michael Azerrad Discusses His New Endeavor, the Talkhouse

    Michael Azerrad is one of the most respected and acclaimed music journalists in the business. Known for books like Come As You Are: The Story of Nirvana (the only essential Nirvana book in the great big sea of Nirvana books) and the definitive Our Band Could Be Your Life: Scenes from the American In ... More >>

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    April 2, 2010

    Week In Review: I Feel Like My Whole Life Is Ridiculous

    One of Fabolous' 23 victims. (Note: number is approximate.)​Well, we survived another April Fool's Day, a/k/a the worst Internet day of the year, casting aside this year's wan hoaxes and getting to the good stuff: Fucked Up, sued by an energy-drink juggernaut for bad-mouthing SXSW? Hilarious! ... More >>

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    March 30, 2010

    Talking With Here We Go Magic's Luke Temple About His Band's New Single, "Collector"

    Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. ​Buzz-folkies Here We Go Magic are returning in June with their second album, Pigeons. It's a monster release for the Brooklyn band--their first for Secretly Canadian, their first as a five-piece ban ... More >>

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    January 26, 2010
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    July 2, 2009

    This Weekend! 4th of July Edition

    It's our country's birthday this weekend. Thursday, the Celebrate Brooklyn festival hosts Puetro Rican pop star Obie Bermudez at the Bandshell; he paid his dues working a Bronx laundromat job for three years. Luke Temple earned his weight by pulling hours at a candy store; Friday, he fronts Here We ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    June 24, 2009
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    May 20, 2009


    Grizzly Bear keep getting better

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    January 14, 2009

    More SXSW 2009 Bands Announced

    SXSW 2009: the sound of a thousand Babydick jokes cracking. Full list, with arbitrarily bolded highlights, below.

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2008

    Tonight: Beach House at the Bowery Ballroom

    There's maybe too much space on the new Beach House album, Devotion, which is cleaner and therefore less creepy than the band’s 2006 debut. That album was precious and woozy, full of glacial space-rock cut sharply by Victoria Legrand's sometimes-sweet voice (though just as often, she sounded like ... More >>

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    February 8, 2008

    New York Bands Playing SXSW

    photo from SXSW 2006 by me There was this adorable moment last year on the last night of South by Southwest, when proud Williamsburgers Matt & Kim were playing the backyard rattletrap-gazebo of the amazingly rad dive Ms. Bea's. Matt was standing up on his stool, looking out at the hundreds of drunk ... More >>