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The Northside Festival, sponsored by L Magazine, is now in its fifth year and will once again take on its Brooklyn stomping grounds from June 13-20th, 2013. Northside Festival takes place in venues throughout Williamsburg and Greenpoint, Brooklyn, and as always, promises to deliver “what’s next” in music, film, and entrepreneurship.
Daffy’s may be going out of business, and September’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week may be coming to a close, but Williamsburg Fashion Weekend is going strong, so put your best party dress and face paint on and prepare yourself for back to back evenings of extreme fashion and performance. Now in its eleventh season, the bi-annual event, founded in 2006 by the enterprising designer/artist/personality Arthur Arbit, will be showcasing 15 independent designers during its two-night stint at Windmill Studios in Williamsburg on September 14th and 15th.
No need to scour the jaded, local music blogs to search out the best places to hang tonight, or even Friday. Our favorite Aussie events wiz, Lady Bree, has done the work and has your next nights’ plans already made for you.
New York’s most stylish noise-pop trio GHXST is sharing their latest track, “Doom Girl”, a mixed blast of intriguingly fuzzed guitars, heavy drums and singer/bassist Shelley X’s sensual, blissed-out vocals.
S!CK MAGIC on May 26th, Presented by Thomas Spieker of S!CK, Rezzie of Weird Magic and RIC/RAMBO of 285 Kent
t wouldn’t be a debaucherous month to be out and about without another S!CK event to get you through the weekend. May showers bring the latest SICK International lineup to 285 Kent in Williamsburg tomorrow night, Saturday, for an all-ages extravagant affair that starts at ten and goes late, late, late. Saturday, May 26th, 2012.
Let’s start with the last day of the holiday weekend, happy Monday, and the most scintillating flyer, first. Let the shows begin…
Whether you’re in Bushwick or by the Gowanus canal, Lady Bree’s got your Saturday and Sunday nights sorted. Check it out:
Four, three, two… The countdown begins now. “Love Interruption” is the first track to be revealed off of the mighty Jack White’s forthcoming debut album, Blunderbuss. It will be exclusively available for Third Man Records’ Vault members to hear immediately, but not to worry, it will also be given to the public as a free stream at www.jackwhiteIII.com in a few minutes.
CREEP’s latest video for “Animals” (feat. Holly Miranda) breathes desperation into the urban condition. Their signature staccato snare & choral violin production lends agreeably to the industrial isolationist backdrop.
Fresh off her tours with The Kills and Wild Flag, the Firey Furnaces frontwoman returns to Brooklyn for two nights. Eleanor Friedberger will be at Gowanus’ favorite high school gymnasium on December 8th, this time without her veteran mother superiors.