A note to future departing music bloggers: Listening to Sigur Rós while writing a goodbye post is probably a bad choice.
A note to future humans on saying goodbye after nearly eight(!) years: Do it in person.
That’s how I tried to break this to Scott, but due to some crossed… More »
Some of you may remember the month of February, which was about eight months ago. On Valentine’s Day, I released the trailer for a film I’ve been making called DOSA HUNT. Well, the movie is finally complete! And I’m very proud of it. It’s premiering at Nitehawk Cinema in Williamsburg this weekend, and I want… More »
Since last summer, our Amrit Singh has been making an independent short film called Dosa Hunt, starring Das Racist’s Himanshu Suri and Ashok Kondabolu, Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij, Yeasayer’s Anand Wilder, Neon Indian’s Alan Palomo, and NYC jazz stalwart Vijay Iyer, and himself. It chronicles a day spent by the group in pursuit of NYC’… More »
We’re on the other side of CMJ now, which you could probably tell by the uptick in the music news cycle, or by some bloggers’ (could be any bloggers, no way to know who I am talking about) bleary eyes and corresponding level of risibility. Stereogum threw a couple of parties early on, then shifted… More »
I remember hearing the 15-minute debut self-titled EP that landed Brooklyn’s the Pains, then a trio, their Band To Watch in 2007, and being struck with how well chosen and rendered their influences were. Last week I spoke with Matt Pinfield for his new series 120 Seconds (a new companion to the resurrected 120 Minutes,… More »
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 »
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 »
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 »
You’ve seen the photos from our inaugural charitable celebrity bowling tournament — now comes the even more fun part. After meeting and getting their team assignments, our celebrity bowlers took no time to start trashing each other (because, charity), so it is a good thing we had cameras rolling every second. Here you’ll find our… More »
As you likely surmised after watching Ben Gibbard cover the Magnetic Fields, our show’s sponsor Samsung kindly hired a a video crew to memorialize the good times at Range Life. As a result I found myself with a mic in my hand having a chat with the morning benders’ Chris Chu. 1PM on day last… More »