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Tame Impala @ Glasslands, Brooklyn 6/25/10

Innerspeaker, outer space. That Tame Impala’s sold-out show count in NYC numbered three (not counting the word-of-mouth psilocybic riff-fest at Coco66) was totally appropriate — that’s a triptych of live shows, emphasis on the trip and ticks. Their YoursTruly session set a proper scene for their LP’s aural flush — remote location, pastoral setting, head… More »

By: Amrit Singh / June 28, 2010 - 4:56 pm

Lollapalooza 2009 Wrap-Up

If you weren’t talking about the weather in Grant Park this weekend, you weren’t in Grant Park this weekend. And really that would’ve been a shame. It was oppressive at times, but despite — or as these things go, perhaps because of — the inclement weather conditions (APW-styled rain Friday, sweltering heat and humidity the… More »

By: Amrit Singh / August 9, 2009 - 3:11 pm

How Wesleyan Built Brooklyn’s Surrealist Pop Scene

A few years ago it was Oberlin, but nowadays if you graduate from Wesleyan U, your band has a good chance of taking Brooklyn by storm. Especially if you’re in MGMT, Boy Crisis, or Amazing Baby. Village Voice investigates what’s the in water there. More »

By: brandon / August 6, 2009 - 1:33 pm

New Amazing Baby Video – “Head Dress”

Judging from your comments whenever we post about this Williamsburg post-Wesleyan crew, folks are sharply divided on Amazing Baby. The Lenny Tso-directed video for Infinite Fucking Cross’s “Head Dress” isn’t likely to sway hardliners in either direction, but its waterside frolic, smoke machine, designer threads, and sexy girls who can dance for real (kind of)… More »

By: brandon / December 17, 2008 - 1:43 pm

New Amazing Baby Video – “Pump Your Brakes”

Amazing Baby — a band well documented for its connections to Wesleyan, and Brooklyn, and MGMT — have amassed everything you need for blog buzz since forming in January, on the back of just one free EP. They have some songs, yes, but also they’ve made it onto some good lineups, and maybe most impressively,… More »

By: Amrit Singh / November 13, 2008 - 1:21 pm

CMJ ’08: Friendy Fires, Little Boots, Amazing Baby Get This Party Started

We can’t catch all the hot CMJ show shows on our own, so Stereogum asked Abbey Braden to send in pics and video of notable sets from days one and two. According to this post title, her itinerary favors bands with Adjective Noun names. On Tuesday evening, before our laaaate night shinding, Abbey caught Viole… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / October 23, 2008 - 9:21 pm