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September 7, 2010 The nerdiest of music nerds seized control of a dilapidated country club in Upstate, NY, this weekend for the third annual All Tomorrow's Parties festival. Their leader: indie filmmaker Jim Jarmusch (Broken Flowers, Coffee and Cigarettes). Their entertainment: the leaders of noise- and indie-rock, from vets like Sonic Youth to newcomers like Girls, partially curated by Mr. …
May 13, 2010 A new Beatles biopic, which re-imagines the Fab Four as zombies, is in the works. Its title: "A Hard Day's Night Of The Living Dead." [Deadline]
NSFW: San Francisco's Girls are contributing music to a gay porn movie. "We're changing our band name to 'Boys,' too," said frontman Chris Owens. [Pitchfork]
Egyptian-American singer Kareem Salama is on tour performing country music in the Middle East. …
April 18, 2010 BEST BALLSY MOVE: MGMT "Kids" is to MGMT's Andrew VanWyngarden, as "Smells Like Teen Spirit" was to Nirvana's Kurt Cobain: a ubiquitous pop track that made them famous, but ultimately worked against their artistic vision, as fans continued to demand the sound the band wanted to leave behind. And Saturday night at Coachella, MGMT did just that, omitting their most popular song while playing to some 40,000 people. Ballsy! …
November 5, 2009 If you found yourself driven to New York's Bowery Ballroom on Friday night solely by the vaguely Messianic reaction to San Francisco duo Girls' debut, Album, then you could be forgiven if, for much of the evening, you wondered whether you were even in the right building.
Certainly the songs were there and performed more or less the way they sound on record, infused with '50s proto-rock and '60s acid-casualty decay. …
September 18, 2009 If you'd like to know why we touted Girls as the "band responsible for the year's most captivating, if not outright best, debut album" in our October issue, look no further than these three videos, filmed when the band dropped by our NYC office for a stripped down, three-song set before the first date on their U.S. summer tour opening for Los Campesinos!
From their forthcoming full-length, Album, out Tuesday (Sept. …
September 14, 2009 "This is what I'm talking about!"
Christopher Owens slams his hand down on a wooden tabletop in a San Francisco diner, sloshing chicken soup out of his bowl. The singer-guitarist for Girls, the fledgling band responsible for the year's most captivating -- if not outright best -- debut album, is referring to a moment two years ago, after he and partner Chet JR White posted their band's first song, "Lust for Life," on MySpace. …
September 8, 2007 The nerdiest of music nerds seized control of a dilapidated country club in Upstate, NY, this weekend for the third annual All Tomorrow's Parties festival. Their leader: indie filmmaker Jim Jarmusch (Broken Flowers, Coffee and Cigarettes). Their entertainment: the leaders of noise- and indie-rock, from vets like Sonic Youth to newcomers like Girls, partially curated by Mr. …
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