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Weekend trips to cultured places
Click here for Yeasayer's sophisticated delivery system for new single "Ambling Alp." And for "sophisticated" read: "interactive and naked." This band owes Ryan McGinley an apology, basically. "Ambling Alp" is slated for Odd Blood, due next year on Secretly Canadian, and sounds like Ted Leo c ... More >>
Watching the shockingly good indie-teenager new-Kids flick Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist, locals will delight in the movie’s elaborately rendered NYC indie-rock geography. This love letter to our downtown, in fact, provides the weirdly poignant hook for the slightly older contingent of us w ... More >>
Brooklyn takes Manhattans big stage
The Foo Fighters continue their inexplicable bid to be the last band standing
That's Peter talking with Nate Dorr's neck; photo by me DOWNLOAD Vampire Weekend, "Oxford Comma" (MP3 via Stereogum) After a vampirish week of 30-something acts in five days, the only lingering question three days later isn’t Ezra Koenig's ‘Who gives a fuck about an Oxford comma?’ (Answer: J ... More >>
The Improvisational Rock Scene Isn't Just for Hippies Anymore