In this week’s Village Voice, we preview two of Siren Festival’s lesser-known, but indubitably excellent bands: Rob Harvilla talks to Future of the Left, who’re definitely the most gleefully hostile band at Siren; Camille Dodero celebrates the full-tilt, half-naked joys of Israeli cock rockers Monotonix.
Cristina Black hits Brooklyn Bowl with the Fiery Furnaces, everyone’s favorite art-rock brother-sister act.
Phil Freeman spends a Spanish Harlem night with raucous Latin electro-rock trio Navegante.
In Film, J. Hoberman on Bogart’s In A Lonely Place at Film Forum.
Illustrator Ward Sutton makes a cartoon review of Died Young, Stayed Pretty, a documentary film about show posters.
Robert Wilonksy on Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel in (500) Days of Summer, which is a love story in a blender.
In Art, Daniel Kunitz visits Deitch Projects where Justin Lowe and Jonah Freeman have turned the Wooster Street space into a snaking squat from hell.
In Books, Zach Baron interviews Irish novelist Nick Laird, which turns somehow to drinking with Nick Laird.
In Theater, Michael Feingold on Les Éphémères and Ivanov.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 15, 2009