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The Whip and Late of the Pier at Bowery Ballroom, NYC, 4.01.09

There’s something depressing about seeing The Whip when an audience is hardly moving.  As I noticed a sea of still …Read the Rest

2 Apr 2009 | 1 comment | More

SXSW 2009 Day 4: Saturday, 3.21.09, Austin TX

We woke up early on an overcast Austin Saturday morning to meet with Silversun Pickups and shoot them for our …Read the Rest

31 Mar 2009 | More

SXSW 2009 Day 3: Friday, 3.20.09, Austin TX

Friday afternoons at SXSW are the most party-packed, but why pussyfoot around when Spin Magazine takes over Stubb’s, bringing on …Read the Rest

30 Mar 2009 | 2 comments | More

SXSW 2009 Day 2: Thursday, 3.19.09, Austin TX

Why dare to dream away the morning when there were spicy Bloody Marys, PBR tallboys and bands to be had …Read the Rest

27 Mar 2009 | More

Late of the Pier: Glitter Done Right

Sitting in the Astralwerks boardroom is a huge poster of The B-52’s. Bassist Andrew Faley sits admiring the wacky disco-pop veterans with synth wiz (and longtime friend) Sam Potter. I can already see the band’s outlandish personalities that inject Late of the Pier with massive dosages of Ritalin to produce a sound that is infused with psych/synth/glam/electro, that is overflowing on their mega debut, Fantasy Black Channel.

17 Dec 2008 | More