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The Big Pink’s first unofficial show in NYC, a VIP night at Mercury Lounge last June, was almost their last on American soil. Though main members Robbie Furze and Milo Cordell had just spent time in the city producing A Brief History of Love at Electric Lady Studios…February 23rd, 2010 | 1 comment | Continued
Is Adam Green’s life a veritable oyster of the rocker life? Just take spy into his baby, the eye candy and Dada poem of a “blogge” known as The Lake Room, and it seems as if his whim-filled days are lived to the fullest alongside not-so-under-the-radar friends like The Shining Twins and Har Mar Superstar, usually while touring and rescuing random, cute strangers.February 23rd, 2010 | 1 comment | Continued
Because most of us “non-olympians” are slow like the sloths and are frightened by the fast monsters on sleds and beasts on super rocket skis, we like curling. The beasts and monsters may be handsome and all, but too toothy, and in this “fight or flight” universe we would rather not…February 23rd, 2010 | 1 comment | Continued
My late introduction to Brooklyn-based band Bear in Heaven was just this past December, when they supported Mew at Webster Hall (and I can see why they were handpicked to do so). Not sure how I’d missed them before, but as singer and founding member Jon Philpot said, in this town there is so much happening…February 23rd, 2010 | 3 comments | Continued
The magnetic French duo Kap Bambino — Caroline Martial and Orion Bouvier — arrived in New York City on a crazily hectic, rainy Saturday evening for a whirlwind visit to promote their new album, Blacklist. Playing together since 2001, the Bordeaux-based duo has…February 23rd, 2010 | 1 comment | Continued
Even before the release of their debut EP in the fall of 2009, Sydney-based Sherlock’s Daughter had toured Australia supporting both School of Seven Bells and the Temper Trap. The eponymous self-released EP (distributed by the Inertia label) is five songs of dreamy indie-pop…February 23rd, 2010 | 4 comments | Continued
Self-described as “Dark & twisted, light & airy, or raucous & wild,” Chicago quartet Unicycle Loves You formed in 2006 and have since garnered buzz among hometown blogs and national press such as SPIN and Filter thanks to their energetic and impassioned shape-shifting live performances…February 23rd, 2010 | 1 comment | Continued