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Girl Crisis – “Walk Like An Egyptian” (The Bangles Cover)

As you may remember, Girl Crisis is the Greenpoint supergroup of Chairlift's Caroline Polachek, Class Actress's Elizabeth Harper, Au Revoir Simone's Erika Spring and Annie…
Amrit Singh | May 6, 2013 - 3:43 pm

Watch Girl Crisis Cover Leonard Cohen (Stereogum Premiere)

The latest, eighth dispatch from Girl Crisis, the all-Brooklyn all-female concept-troupe supergroup committed to two covers a year (of a male icon in the winter,…
Amrit Singh | June 22, 2012 - 12:52 pm

Girl Crisis (Chairlift, Class Actress, Telepathe, Au Revoir Simone, Acrylics, Apache Beat) Cover Black Sabbath

Last year we posted some of the covers by Girl Crisis, the video-only, female-only, evolving group of Brooklyn musicians who record covers for fun (no…
jessica | February 23, 2011 - 4:01 pm

Acrylics – “Sparrow Song” (Feat. Caroline Polachek) (Stereogum Premiere)

Here's another track from Lives And Treasure, the Acrylics debut LP that came forth under the haunted skies and ghost of Fleetwood Mac packaged beautifully…
Amrit Singh | February 16, 2011 - 3:45 pm

Acrylics – “Nightwatch” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Brooklyn-duo Acrylics released their debut EP All Of The Fire back in '09 to distinct praise, and with the distinction of being the first release…
Amrit Singh | January 25, 2011 - 2:01 pm

Girl Crisis (The Ladies Of Chairlift, Class Actress, Apache Beat, Au Revoir Simone, Acrylics, Et Al) Cover Taylor Dayne (Stereogum Premiere)

Here it is, the latest installment from Girl Crisis, an all-female concept troupe operating on a specifically detailed concept. The idea behind it was to…
Amrit Singh | September 2, 2010 - 1:08 pm

The Blow @ Glasslands, Brooklyn 5/13/10

The Blow is back. Armed will all new the Blow songs. Sort of. Late last year reports started trickling out about Khaela Maricich's new piece,…
Amrit Singh | May 14, 2010 - 3:23 pm

Acrylics – “It’s Cool Here” and “Counting Sheep” Live Video

Acrylics made it to the Big Ugly Yellow Couch for a session, and they used the opportunity to try out two new songs. Now, since…
jessica | April 22, 2010 - 12:46 pm

the morning benders/Class Actress/Blood Orange/Acrylics/Twin Shadow @ Glasslands, Brooklyn 2/6/10

First off, this photo set is really great and worth a pass through, compliments in part to Glasslands gallery's new "cloud cover" installation, and i…
Amrit Singh | February 8, 2010 - 3:57 pm

New Acrylics Video – “Molly’s Vertigo” (Stereogum Premiere)

Brooklyn duo Acrylics are in that early phase of their career where knowing how and when to package the tracks they've recorded is tricky business.
Amrit Singh | February 1, 2010 - 2:54 pm

Cass McCombs/Acrylics @ Bowery Ballroom, NYC 11/9/09

Few rooms offer what Bowery does in terms of acoustics; dial your levels right onstage and the Ballroom’s soundsystem and resonant effects will do the…
Amrit Singh | November 10, 2009 - 2:36 pm

CMJ ’09: Weekend In Photos

One last gargantuan batch of photos from an exhausting, exhaustive week of NYC showgoing. On Friday Jessica Amaya joined us at Doveman’s record release party…
Amrit Singh | October 26, 2009 - 9:07 am

New Acrylics – “All Of The Fire”

There's no way Brooklyn's Acrylics will escape copious references to Chris Taylor, although as one of the first releases from the Grizzly Bear producer/bassist's new…
Amrit Singh | October 2, 2009 - 3:01 pm