Posts tagged "Bek Andersen"

This Frontier Needs Heroes – “Hooky” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

After two records based in Brooklyn, Jessica and Brad Lauretti, the siblings at the front of This Frontier Needs Heroes, shifted into a mode of long-distance collaboration for LP3: Brad headed south, to Jacksonville, FL, and Jessica staying relatively local. The space did them good, and gave them Hooky, a record retaining their folk-intoned root… More »

By: Amrit Singh / August 6, 2013

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 Hart, TEEN's Jane Herships, et al, whose rules are many (female-only, YouTube-only, Super 8MM-film only, covers-only) and output is little (two covers a year; female in the summer,… More »

By: Amrit Singh / May 6, 2013

Class Actress – “Weekend” Video

Class Actress's lovelorn banger "Weekend" gets a sultry accompanying video. Bek Andersen, who also shot the Girl Crisis covers series, shoots and directs. More »

By: Corban Goble / October 17, 2011

Girl Crisis Cover Ace Of Base’s “The Sign”

Brooklyn cover song collective Girl Crisis, which comprises Chairlift's Caroline Polachek, Class Actress's Elizabeth Harper, Au Revoir Simone's Erika Spring and many other notables, take on Ace Of Base's FM classic "The Sign" for the latest edition of its ongoing project. Its probably the best one of the series so far, sharp and… More »

By: Corban Goble / September 12, 2011

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 plans for releases or touring). This time around they're covering much-loved Sabbath track "Paranoid," as per their rule of covering a female-vocaled song in the summer, a male one… More »

By: jessica / February 23, 2011

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 a) name themselves as a joke on Boy Crisis and b) exist only in web-video form featuring c) an essentially revolving cast of indie Brooklyn sirens that d) have nothing… More »

By: Amrit Singh / September 2, 2010