If you're not feeling like braving an Interpol sans Carlos D, the Morning Benders show at the Bluebird tonight should be a welcome option. With a handful of EPs and two full-lengths (the latest, Big Echo, came out this year on Rough Trade) under its belt, the dudes from Berkeley, California h ... More >>
Some bands wear a style like a trendy fashion statement, and others embody what that music is about by creating their own artistic identity while expanding and building upon what has come before them. The Prids, from Portland, Oregon, are among the latter. Incorporating elements of synth-inflected ... More >>
These Are Powers, Extra Life, Bad Weather California, Zach Kahn, Masculine, Neon KnightsTuesday, March 3, 2009RhinoceropolisBetter Than: A show that doesn't feature gratuitous nudity on the rooftop of the venue. Ah, another chaotic night at Rhinoceropolis. The first of six groups to take the, uh, fl ... More >>
The Fluid, Overcasters and the King Left
Friday, January 16th, 2009
Maxwell's, Hoboken, NJ
Better Than: Missing the Fluid when you have a chance to see it.
It was a painfully cold night in northern New Jersey, but the legendary Maxwell's was plenty warm, and any thoughts of harsh weather were eclips ... More >>