Osheaga 2010: The Recap

A week ago today, 53 000 people showed up on Île-Sainte-Hélène, making this year’s festivities their most well attended edition yet.
Killer lineup of bands + perfect Summer weather, there was no way this edition
would fail.
Highlights for me included hearing songs from the new Walkmen album “Lisbon”.
they were the first band I caught on Satuday and [...]

Best Coast / No Joy / Friendship Cove / April 12th

Best Coast
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L.A. girl Bethany Cosentino, indulging in sweet lo-fi, fuzzed out beach pop.
Think Vivian Girls (or other great defunct L.A. lo-fi band Katie The Pest)
if there was an Asian guy on bass instead of luscious redhead Kickball Katy
(VG’s drummer Ali Koehler is behind the kit for this tour).
They’ve got a few 7″ out and [...]

SXSW 2010: The Pictures

( Flickr ) South By Southwest / Austin, Texas / March 15-22, 2010 ( Flickr )
Took me a little bit longer than I would’ve liked but I finally went trough
all the pix I took at SXSW and here’s what I believe to be the best
ones in the bunch.
The list of artists/bands I was fortunate enough [...]

Photos: Superdrag @ Highline Ballroom - NYC ( 10.23.2009 )

Flickr : Superdrag @ Highline Ballroom - New York, NY ( 10.23.2009 )
Slow To Anger
Keep It Close To Me
Gimme Animosity
Filthy & Afraid
Everything’ll Be Made Right
Do The Vampire
Shuck & Jive
Sold You An Alibi
Cheap Poltergeists
Pine Away
True Believer
Sucked Out
Destination Ursa Major
Superdrag was the main reason I went to my first CMJ this year.
Been a fan of their kick [...]

CMJ 2009: The Recap

My first CMJ Music Marathon was a fun-tastic one.
Most of my CMJ-ing was done @ Pianos, a great little venue on historic Ludlow St.
I’ve discovered at least half a dozen promising new bands (Seven Saturdays,
Warpaint, Deastro, Peggy Sue, Jeff The Brotherhood , Hurricane Bells,
Pete & The Pirates, Choir Of Young Believers) which will [...]

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