"It feels amazing to be here tonight," the Antlers' Peter Silberman announced to a packed Terminal 5 on Friday night. "This is such a well-put-together event." It felt pretty amazing for me, too, since up until an hour previously I didn't think I was going to get on the press ... More >>
Crossing Brooklyn Ferry
Brooklyn Academy of Music
May 3 - May 5
Better than: NBC's Thursday-night comedy, a Friday night in NYC, and Cinco de Mayo, combined.
When covering a festival, you're bound to miss most of the festivities. It's a fact of life, and one that I had to accept when attempting to ... More >>
The Antlers w/ Unknown Mortal Orchestra
The Liberty Room of The Ace Hotel
Friday, August 5
Better than: Perusing the photo galleries the Monday after.
The Antlers' Friday-night gig at the Ace Hotel had all the makings of one of those exclusive New York City shows that you hear about after the fa ... More >>
Back in 2009, the Antlers burst onto the scene with an explosive, utterly sad album called Hospice, which vocalist/guitarist Peter Silberman wrote about the relationship between a hospice worker and a terminally ill patient. They garnered a handful of Arcade Fire comparisons (which kinda bugg ... More >>
The Antlers: (center) Peter Silberman
When Brooklyn's the Antlers self-released their 10-song debut album Hospice this past spring, quick accolades from NPR and the usual Internet suspects prompted Frenchkiss to grab hold of it and give it a proper release this past Tuesday. And it's easy to see wh ... More >>
Sam HorineIn the week a Brooklyn indie-rock band either did or didn't kick a puppy in Prospect Park (sweat-soaked August news cycle, we see you), we amused ourselves making Rick Ross "Yo Mamma" jokes and watching rap panic take New York as 50 Cent did, and then didn't, shoot your grandmother. ... More >>