We're at Public Assembly in Brooklyn all day Friday (10/19) and Saturday (10/20). Here's what Saturday looks like... BrooklynVegan SATURDAY DAY PARTY - 10/20/2012 STAGE 1 (front room) Set times TBA The Orwells ( Orwells & open bar at noon! ) Hunters Sinkane (DFA) Kitty Pryde [...]
Photo credit: Andrew St. Clair The streets of Williamsburg belonged to musicians, even more than normal, for the four days that the Northside Festival staked its ground. There was a constant bustle of badge-clad press agents, photographers, managers and agents in addition to guitarists toting their instruments and lead singers trailed by groupies. Booze was certainly also flowing freely. At Good Co. on Hope Street, Jameson hosted a party featuring their whiskey and McClure’s pickle juice. A young lady I met at the bar admitted, “I’m [...]
Filed under: Concerts and Tours , News , Exclusive Gino DePinto, AOL From the Velvet Underground to the Strokes and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs , New York City has always been ground zero for the coolest bands around. Atmospheric homegrown five-piece Caveman might be next on that list. Although Matthew Iwanusa (vocals), Jimmy Carbonetti (guitar), Stefan Marolachakis (drums), Sam Hopkins (synths) and Jeff Berrall (bass) lack the [...]
Yes, we all know that Metallica are taking over The Fillmore this week, and only very special people will be getting into those shows. Remember that Metallica also totally blow, and everything on this list is better. Or, at least tell yourself that, because you aren't getting in. Don't worry, I'm not getting in, either. [...]
++Brooklyn's Caveman has an S-ton of drummers. Like, trying-to-set-a-world-record number of drummers. And I don't hate it! ++ Redroom .
With over 900 bands fighting for a spot on your CMJ schedule, it can be daunting sifting through and trying to find the ones to check out. We've complied a list of the fifteen bands/artists we're most excited to see live. The schedule of bands seem to be constantly changing, so instead of listing their corresponding showcases, we have provided band links where you can click and get their most updated CMJ schedule. We left off most of the more popular, headlining bands as it would be redundant to recommend bands you've already formed an opinion on. [...]