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Northside Festival 2011: Sentimentalist Magazine Hot Picks

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The 2011 L Magazine’s annual Northside Festival may not have our faves Liars and Fucked Up firing up a Greenpoint barge park this year, but there are still dizzying amounts of amazing bands to fit in this weekend, not to mention films, panels and, if it’s your thing, comedy acts.

15 Jun 2011 | More

Carrie’s Top 10s for 2010 – Mumford & Sons, The Dead Weather, Spiritualized, Lady Gaga

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This list is what happens when you allow a critic who doesn’t vibe to MGMT, Vampire Weekend, Beach House and Salem near a keyboard and dusty headphones. Admittedly, I am behind on (or completely opposed to) some trends like the proliference of opium den electro and twinkly indie…

21 Dec 2010 | More

The First Hooray For Earth

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Hooray For Earth is just starting their residency for the Play Good Music University at Piano’s and somehow we’ll talk about food.

6 Nov 2010 | 3 comments | More

Hooray For Earth Kicks Off Their Piano’s Residency

Tonight is the start of the Hooray For Earth residency at Piano’s. The shows start at 8PM every Wednesday in November and every line up looks if not outstanding, then between definitely above good/great, with a few high quality curatorial gems. Click the thumbnail for the full schedule.

3 Nov 2010 | More

The Jezabels and Zambri at Fat Baby, CMJ 2010 Night 5, 10.23.10

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For the last night of CMJ 2010 fatigue had set in, making the prospect of throwing elbows at the FADER Fort and Santos Party House to attend the more popular bills of the night too cumbersome an effort. Ditto for trekking out to Brooklyn Bowl in the hopes of seeing Kanye West and his fly red kicks.

24 Oct 2010 | 3 comments | More

Yukon Blonde, Hooray for Earth, Electric Tickle Machine, Oberhofer, Zowie and BRAHMS at Pianos, CMJ 2010 Day 1, 10.19.10

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Time check: 1:21 PM and things are off to a relatively quiet start for the CMJ Music Marathon and Film Festival 2010 at Pianos on Manhattan’s Lower East Side for the Music Slut showcase on Tuesday afternoon.

20 Oct 2010 | 4 comments | More

Zambri Debuts New Single, Announces Tour Dates

The intoxicating powers of New York’s Zambri sisters are enough to knock you sideways. We know from experience, having soaked in the magic of Jessica and Cristi Jo at their recent jaw-dropper of a performance at Brooklyn’s Glasslands Gallery (along with the utterly beguiling My Gold Mask) on September 11th.

22 Sep 2010 | 2 comments | More

Stream Zambri’s Oh No Ono Remix

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We love Zambri. After falling in love with their recent EP, Bang for Changes, the eerie delight of single “W/Somebody” (also one of our favorite videos of the year),…

25 Jun 2010 | More

Oh No Ono Releases Remix EP

The latest from Danish psychedelic indie rockers Oh No Ono is the Internet Warrior EP, featuring a variety of remixes of tracks from the 2009 album, Eggs (2010 in the U.S.).

25 Jun 2010 | 1 comment | More

The Futureheads, Hooray For Earth and The Static Jacks at Music Hall of Williamsburg, 06.01.10

“This is the first time we’ve ever played in Brooklyn – a life changing experience perhaps,” joked Futureheads guitarist Ross Millard, setting the tone for the night as the band launched into “The Chaos,” the first and title track from the quartet’s newest album.

3 Jun 2010 | 1 comment | More