Brooklyn's Making Friendz is a self-described "punk 'n' b" dance riot, dragging the glittery disco blips of electro into the No Age age via euphoric, no-fi joymosh. Mastermind Tami Hart came here in 2005 from the same Cali scene that produced the mushy, expansive bluster of No Age, Abe Vigod ... More >>
Last year's Stupid Party in Crown Heights. All photos by Rebecca Smeyne.We're closing up shop early today, and getting a head start on the New Year by doing snow angels outside for a while. Last minute guidance on your own New Year's Eve plans can be found here and here. In the meantime, plea ... More >>
The back patio in 2007 Let it be known that Todd P's deftly orchestrated unofficial all-day parties are one of the SXSW's undisputed highlights, tucked a few blocks away from the main Sixth Street drag on the back patio of Ms. Bea's, the best dive bar South of Rosemary's Greenpoint Tavern. So we a ... More >>
This is what happens to your face when you forsake Brooklyn Because it's important to know which blog luminaries you'll run into at the next Market Hotel show, we're here to tell you that High Places, thee of elementary-school performances and "winsome exotic-onica," are no longer a Brooklyn band, ... More >>
SXSW 2009: the sound of a thousand Babydick jokes cracking. Full list, with arbitrarily bolded highlights, below.
An undying bestest pal to the underground, Panache Booking always makes sure the most colorful, spasmodic, and sweat-soaked avant-punx have a space to stomp and skronk and raise a ruckus. Their three-floor Knit CMJ shows are always dizzying fun and a great primer to modern undie-freakos. This year's ... More >>
Noisy art-punks lap emo, repeatedly and arbitrarily