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The iconic and staunchly independent label Thrill Jockey Records may be Chicago-based since the mid '90s, but its roots lie here in New York and along the grimy Path train tunnel where Hoboken stands. Two decades ago, L.E.S. resident Bettina Richards founded Thrill Jockey while working the rounds at ... More >>
Howlin Rain Brooklyn Bowl Wednesday, February 8 Better than: Any California jamband since Garcia died. A great rock guitarist needs a signature affectation. Ethan Miller's happens to be an abrupt upstrum that, combined with a backward stagger, probably makes him something of an onstage hazard to ... More >>
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. Pic by Marylene MeyPsychic Paramount loom monolithically over the doomier, shroomier ends of New York City psych, a blown-out blowout that's oftentimes more legend than band. Emerging from the ashes ... More >>
Our look back at all things 2010 continues this week as we highlight some of the year's most overlooked tracks. In this edition: gnarly rock.
And three sheets to the wind
Thanks And the list of ATP NY guest curators, so far, goes like this: My Bloody Valentine, 2008; Flaming Lips, 2009; Jim Jarmusch, 2010! Just having the dude there last year was amazing, having him curate is a total other thing. Tom Waits, anybody? Also, more band announcements below, including Son ... More >>
You know, we actually have other shots of Chris, he just won't let us use them. Photo by Rebecca Smeyne.As a guy who plausibly could claim he listened to more music than anyone in the last year short of Robert Christgau, 1000TimesYes's Christopher R. Weingarten seemed like the ideal guy to as ... More >>
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. Diane SuarezBrooklyn kraut-metal crushers Naam take the trippiest part of your favorite Hawkwind song and stretch it like space-taffy into hypnotic, riff-driven mush. Recorded at an abandoned dairy ... More >>