"I'm not a woe-is-me person, and this band isn't a pity party for me --it's a celebration of an accidental career," says Ryan Kattner, aka "Honus Honus," frontman of the long-running Philadelphia junkyard-carnival rock orchestra Man Man. From a tour stop in Cleveland -- it's the band's first run of ... More >>
Here are the 10 best concerts in the city this week, in no particular order.
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, Waste Of Paint caught four rather different bands united by their status as beloved standbys of the Brooklyn DIY scene. It also marked the beginning of uncomf ... More >>
We spoke with swampbuggy bad-ass Quintron very briefly on Monday afternoon, amid the throes of a pre-tour van emergency. But since then something else far more harrowing has developed, specifically an undisclosed "family emergency at home," which has sadly forced cartoon lady Miss Pussycat and her o ... More >>
It's a Man Man's world
This is how he squandered his big chance to go straight.
Ariel Pink says hi. Photo by Rebecca Smeyne.In the week we found out exactly how many professional music critics can actually name all nine members of the Wu-Tang Clan (the results may surprise and depress you!), we also found ourselves accusing Kanye West of maybe ripping off a Dr. Dog video ... More >>
So a couple hours ago Brooklyn Vegan seemed to post this year's Jelly Pool Party schedule, easily the most vital dance card for Brooklyn-is-the-center-of-the-universe types. But apparently it was some clown with access to the JPP braintrust's official Twitter account last year. BV posts a pho ... More >>
Indie band wages war on form and decorum
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