Posts tagged "Aislyn"

the morning benders – Japan Echo EP

“Last week we were scheduled to go to Tokyo to play our first show ever in Japan,” begins the note Chris Chu posted to the morning benders’ homepage. In addition to it being their first group trek to that country, it was also the first show the benders’ frontman was going to play in the… More »

By: Amrit Singh / March 24, 2011 - 10:26 am

The ‘Gum Bowl: The Outtakes Reel

After rolling out this video series in which we met the bowlers, watched the first round of the tournament and championship match, there’s only one respectable place to go: all the tequila shots and genitalia euphemisms that for some reason our video editors felt weren’t germane to clips about charitable bowling. Might wanna plug i… More »

By: Amrit Singh / June 9, 2010 - 10:13 am

The ‘Gum Bowl: The Championship Match

So you met the bowlers as they met each other and their teams, started talking trash and getting trashed. Then there was the riveting first round matchups and the losers very graciously losing (especially Larry Murphy). Now it’s the CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH, for all the marbles. Or at least, the main marble. And the festive trophy… More »

By: Amrit Singh / June 4, 2010 - 3:13 pm

The ‘Gum Bowl: Round One Of The Tournament

You’ve seen the video of our celebrity bowlers meeting each other, greeting each other, naming their teams, and laying down the smack talk. Now you can see how good they are at bowling when The Planet Earth is on the line. Here’s the first round of our two-round charitable celebrity bowling tournament, shot mostly o… More »

By: Amrit Singh / June 3, 2010 - 10:48 am

Stereogum’s MacGruber Remix Contest

UPDATE: And the winner is… Ron Artest. Tyler Coffin. Congrats Tyler! Thanks everyone who participated.

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We’ve already established that Kristen Wiig is a champion. Now Stereogum has teamed up with MacGruber to host a remix contest of Kristen’s (as Vicki St. Elmo) “Champion” (originally written by Nate Heller out of… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / May 21, 2010 - 2:33 pm

Neon Indian – “6669 (Aislyn Remix)”

Remix culture was one of the topics of conversation that didn’t really make the five-minute cut from that hour-long conversation I had with Alan Palomo and Peter Gabriel — Peter being an early champion of letting his material breathe (posting stems from songs like “Shock The Monkey” to his website for free use), Alan ofte… More »

By: Amrit Singh / May 11, 2010 - 3:01 pm

Freelance Whales – “Generator ^ First Floor (Aislyn Remix)”

Last time we checked in with Band To Watch Freelance Whales, they were changing up some of their tracks for a studio performance at Grand Street Recording. Now they’ve given Brooklyn duo Aislyn a chance to mix things up. Aislyn is Passion Pit keyboardist Ian Hultquist making soothing, gently percussive pop with his girlfriend Sofia… More »

By: jessica / March 16, 2010 - 1:19 pm