Posts tagged "big in 09"

The All-Stars: N.A.S.A.

FACE TIME: Ever since A-listers lined up to virtually duet with Frank Sinatra in 1993, pop collaborations have become devalued as events, even as they've…
Steve Kandell / January 19, 2009

The Brooders: Glasvegas

James Allan didn't grow up dreaming of being a rock star. The Glasvegas frontman had a more modest goal: becoming a professional soccer player. "At…
David Peisner / January 19, 2009

Ladyhawke: The Ingenue

She may be a bottle blonde with a taut midriff, but Pip Brown is sick of getting pegged as a would-be Britney. "People assume whe…
Ellen Carpenter / January 19, 2009

The Troublemaker: Charles Hamilton

Usually when someone says, "Music should be as free as water," it's safe to assume they don't make music for a living (or pay for…
Phoebe Reilly / January 18, 2009

The Outsiders: Cut Off Your Hands

[INSERT SHEEP-HUMPING JOKE HERE]: No band is an island. But according to Nick Johnston, singer for Auckland, New Zealand's Cut Off Your Hands, it hel…
David Marchese / January 18, 2009

The Ringleaders: The King Khan & BBQ Show

Arish "King" Khan, 32, describes his current stagewear as "a mix between Cleopatra and Rick James." Just picture a long-limbed, beer-bellied, pencil-mustached Indian Canadian i…
Abigail Everdell / January 17, 2009

The Lamentalist: Bon Iver

There's something inherently jarring about seeing Justin Vernon in Times Square. Given the mythology surrounding last year's chilling, sparse insta-classic For Emma, Forever Ago (he…
Steve Kandell / January 8, 2009

Animal Collective: The Scientists

Dave Portner is freaking out. Better known by his cryptic sobriquet Avey Tare, he's lying flat on the floor, eyes open wide, startled by something…
Andy Battaglia / January 5, 2009