in Music Stuff
on Aug 25, 2010
What should you expect from a band that lists robin's eggs, cat energy and the symphonic faint technicolor web as musical influences? Raw, ambient energy. And although I have not seen all-girl Portland band Purple Rhinestone Eagle live, their recorded tracks are stellar and have a pretty commanding presence. With a voice that is similar to Grace Slick's (Jefferson Airplane), singer Andrea G. sort of sing/chants melodic metal that is somewhat reminiscent to a genre ... Read More
Upon discovering that Juliette Lewis was going to be playing in Brooklyn to promote her new album Terra Incognita, it wasn't at all odd to me that I wanted to go - even though I don't own any of her albums, or know any of her songs. I can only imagine that this is the sort of thing that actors and actresses in bands hate, and why Jared Leto of 30STM fame prefers to keep on the down low (meaning he wears lots of makeup) in his own celeb-fronted band, but sometimes ... Read More
Indie dance-pop band The Ting Tings are releasing a new album, Kunst, and the release date remains a mystery as of yet.
HOWEVERRcrdlbl.com has a free download of a remix by Low Sunday to their new single "Hands". You can check out the original song over at their site or at their Facebook page.
The hook of the song is this catchy repeated phrase of "Clap your hands if you're workin' too hard..." and I gotta say, it kind of makes me giggle a little, being that ... Read More
in Music Stuff
on Aug 24, 2010
New Orleans' Sissy Bounce Queen, Big Freedia, is most definitely gonna be in Brooklyn this weekend to kickoff her U.S. tour! Consistently BUSTing gender norms, Big Freedia will be bringin' her crew of dirty dancers including Altercation (booty bounce instructor on the side) and her pal DJ Rusty Lazer along for the ride.
During the day on Saturday, August 28th, the troupe will be at MoMA's PS1's Warm Up Party beginning at 2pm. When the sun sets, ... Read More
It's Monday. Which means you are probably as tired as I am. Or maybe not. I didn't have my coffee today. Also, it's raining here, which I don't know if it's doing that where you are, but that tends to make the day drag on that much more.
That being said, here's a big eff you to the weather, the first real day of the week, and whatever else is bothering you! (Thanks Cee-Lo, you are awesome.)
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